Short Walks Schedule

The Club encourages all Walkers doing short Walks & Rambles to wear high vis jackets.

Until further notice walkers are asked to sign-in at the assigned meeting place at 11.45 for a 12 noon start to the walk. Short walks take approximately 2 hours.
Short Walks Organiser is Berni Stephens 086 190 3811. Email with any queries.

All walks must be booked in advance on the Short Walks WhatsApp group with a cut-off of 8.00pm on the Friday before the Sunday Walk. Please review our guidelines for the use of WhatsApp

DateWalk NameWalk DescriptionLeader Re-Group/Parking
Crestwood loop
Approx 2.5 hrs/10k. Teresa GeraghtyPark along the road at Crestwood, Coolough Road before the Grotto. Walking the old Mass Path to Coolough and then into Menlo and onto the bog road.
Aughinish Tower
road walk and path by the seaPhil
St Ciaran’s church Doorus
Aran Pier walk
circular walk. Lovely walk to the pier, returning nearby St Sourney Church.Berni
Parking on side road behind the post office situated on right when entering Kilcolgan village.
Ailwee Caves
loop walk on track and road. Approx 2hrs.Anne
public car park near Monk’s Bar
07/05/23Maree/Tawinlinear walk beside shoreline and on quiet country roads.Berni
meet at Maree Community Centre. Roadside parking at start of walk so car share essential.
21/05/23Kinvara Bridge (Costelloe)Approx 2.5 hrs. The walk is 12k. Quiet coastal roads with great views of Connemara.Margaret
Meeting on the roadside beside the coffee shop in Costello (beside the old court house) before driving to Lettermuckoo school for the start of the walk.
04/06/23Cloonfad Woodsforest track walk. 10k/2.5hrsCarmel BurkeMeet at Dunmore Cemetery on the left hand side 1k before Dunmore to make our way to the start of the walk. Further directions will be provided on the WhatsApp group.
18/06/23Cashla Bog Road10k / 2.5hrs Great views across the Connemara landscape.Mary
Meeting at Cashla on the road before the petrol station. Max 35 + leader and sweeper.
Maam walk
linear walk, track. Approx 2hrs.Cepta ByrneTurn right at Joe Keane’s pub. A few kilometers to park on left.
16/07/23Castlebar Green RoadLinear walk beside the Castlebar river. Berni
Greenway from the Museum of Country Life to near Castlebar.
30/07/23Quiet Man BridgeApprox. 2.5 hours. Road and track along by the lake.Dolores TierneyTurn left about 4km after Oughterard at the road sign for LEAM at the little bridge.
13/08/23Rosscahill Woodscircular walk on forest track and road. Approx 2hrs.Mary
Parking at Kinneavys pub car park
27/08/23Gorumna Loop Walk9 Km 2.5 hours. Scenic flat walk South Connemara island.Bernice WalshMeet at Tiernee Church Lettermore to re-group. Scenic flat walk South Connemara island.
10/09/23Clonbur Woods10k Forest Track circular walk.Robin RaineMeet at the playground (or community centre) in Clonbur.
24/09/23Monivea Woodscircular walk on forest track.Bernie
Further directions will be provided on the WhatsApp group.
08/10/23Headford Liss/Deerpark areacircular road walkPatricia DineenCampbell’s pub car park Cloughanover