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Connemara & Mayo – A Walking Guide – by Paul Phelan

This walking guide describes thirty-three of the best coastal, hill and mountain walks in Connemara and Mayo, an area with dramatic scenery combining mountains, valleys, lakes, bogs and sea. detailed instructions are provided for each walk and estimated times are provided with walking grade and levels of difficulty and safety information.


Connemara & Mayo - Mountain, Coastal & Island Walks - A Walking Guide

Connemara and Mayo form an area known for stunning scenery and this walking guide book describes some of the region's best and most spectacular walks. A wide variety of walks and terrains are covered: easy two-hour walks on surfaced paths; two- to three-hour flat island and coastal walks; two- to four-hour gentle hill and mountain hikes; and four- to seven-hour strenuous hill walks. Detailed instructions are provided along with information regarding archaeology, history, landscape, flora and wildlife. Maps are included for each walk while photographs illustrate the routes and give a sense of the beautiful landscape. This is the most comprehensive walking guide to the area published for some time.


Paul Phelan Worked in research and marketing in Ireland and overseas before starting his own consultancy business. He lives and works in Connemara, enjoys taking people on walks on the hills and Islands, and provides guiding services via www.walkconnemara.com


“Excellent book, informative, well written and beautifully illustrated.”
Mountain Views

“Well-crafted printed guidebooks still have an important role and this book should provide all with new ideas for exploration and adventure in this exceptional area for walking.” Irish Mountain Log

“It is a near definitive guide to the best walks in Connemara and Mayo ”
RTE Guide

“In case the walks, encompassing sandy beaches and mountain tops, aren't enough for you, Phelan gives sound commentary on the archaeology, history, landscape, flora and wildlife. Maps are included for every walk with photographs to illustrate the routes and even refreshment options”
Irish Examiner

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Weight 0.256 kg
Dimensions 15 × 20 × 1 cm

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