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Guided walking services. Guided walks in Connemara & Mayo mountains (12 Bens, Maumturks), hills, coast and islands for individuals and groups. Multi-day walking tours. Also self-guiding services including the "Connemara and Mayo - A Walking Guide...more
Free admission with helpful reception to advise on the types of walkabout available. Peaceful tranquility and a good place to be with nature. Advised to follow up after the National Park to go to Archill Island. Not a usual stop for those on the Wild...More
My wife and I engaged Paul Phelan to take us on two half day hikes. One up Diamond Hill in the Connemara National Park, the other on the Inishnee Loop. Paul was very engaging and gave us a lot of information of the local areas....More
Paul led nine of us down hidden trails into the magical Derryclare Wood and gave us an intimate guided tour of special places in this beautiful little forest, first allowing us to sit in silence as we absorbed the wonder of it. He then found...More
My wife and I engaged Paul for a strenuous full day hike (Maumahoige to Maumeen) last week. Given the trail was mostly unmarked and given the unpredictable weather, we were glad we used a professional mountaineer (Paul) to do the hike. He provided frequent instruction...More
My husband and I met up with Paul in front of O'Dowds Cafe in Roundstone not really knowing what we should expect. Our teen daughter had decided against the walk due to a minor leg injury the day before. Our 4 hour hike across Roundstone...More
Four of us met Paul Phelan at a local hotel before being driven to the start of our walk. You need strong mountain boots with ankle supports because this walk is a steep open hillside which is occasionally rocky and boggy. We took over trousers,...More
Date of experience: May 2017
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WalkConnemara, Owner at Walk Connemara, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2017
Thanks for your review and recommendation. Thanks also for emphasising the need for strong boots with ankle support and grip. Its really good of you to spread the word; Maumahoige such a beautiful introductory mountain hike!