Exploring the lakes and mountains of Killarney by bike
Bike Week is only one week per year, but biking is something you can do all year round! Organising a bike trip yourself can be intimidating, but luckily, at Wilderness Ireland, we already have several cycling trips that explore the beautiful, varied landscapes of the southwest, northwest and northern coasts of Ireland! See below for a bit more info:
Location: England, Wales, Ireland – Dublin & Co. Donegal, Northern Ireland & Scotland
Imagine cycling through the sweeping valleys of England, the remote mountains of Wales, the windswept landscapes of Ireland, the rugged coast of Northern Ireland and the majestic woods of Scotland – by bike! Explore forlorn castles, lively towns, vast moors, panoramic views and rugged landscapes. Challenge yourself with this bucket list adventure through 5 countries!
Location: Irish Northwest (Counties Sligo & Donegal)
Combine cycling & yoga for an escape in Ireland’s laid-back northwest where you’ll exercise both mind and body! Cycle quiet backroads weaving through the windswept, magical scenery of Sligo, immortalised by Ireland’s most-beloved poet, W.B. Yeats. Visit 5,000 year old tombs at Carrowmore and chill with surfers at Strandhill beach. Enjoy tailor-made yoga session – whether it be in the rolling hills, along the coast, or on a quiet beach, you’ll be awed by the dramatic backdrop!
Location: Irish Southwest (West Cork & Kerry)
Be it fresh seafood, traditional dishes made from local products, or creative meals that’ll amaze your stomach, eat and pedal your way through the three amazing peninsulas of Kerry, otherwise known as the foodie capital of Ireland. Finish your trip at Slea Head, Ireland’s most western tip while relaxing to traditional Irish tunes in Dingle!
Location: Co. Clare (the Burren), Co. Galway & the Aran Islands
For those looking for a more traditional location, visit Ireland’s west coast – but do it by bike! The best thing about this tour is that you’ll get the best of both worlds: you’ll visit the classics – Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, the Burren, the Aran Islands – but you’ll do so in a non-traditional way. You’ll visit the Cliffs of Moher via the ‘local’ (or secret!) path, as well as do a bit of island-hopping along the way!
Location: West Coast of Ireland
This epic trip takes in the very best of the Wild Atlantic Way, the world’s longest way-marked coastal path! While you won’t do all 2,500km, you’ll ride along the most exciting parts of the west coast over the course of twelve days, visiting places like the Burren, Connemara, Donegal, and more. You’ll start at Malin Head (the extreme south) and end at Mizen Head (Ireland’s extreme north) – quite an achievement to cycle!