Hill Walking

  • Walking in Ireland

    Walking Tips

    Walking Tips to Help You Stay on Track From following waymarked trails to understanding access to private land, here is the essential information you need to keep yourself on the right track in the outdoors.   While some walkers prefer a rambling route with clearly marked waypoints and markers, others love nothing more than to […]

  • Lough Tay

    Stunning Views

    6 of Ireland’s Most Stunning Views We might not get the best weather in this country of ours, but there’s no denying the fact that we live on an island with an abundance of natural beauty. Everyone has their favourite Irish viewpoints, and it’s impossible to pick the definitive best, but here we present our […]

  • Kilamanjaro

    Walking Holidays

    4 Walking Holidays for 2017 A selection of walks that are in reach for the international tourist and homegrown walks that you can do to prepare for your journey. When you’ve enjoyed some of the most challenging Irish walks, which come with some of the most unforgettable views, it’s very easy to catch the bug […]

  • Hydration

    Next Level Up

    Prepare to Take Your Walking to The Next Level Now that you’re a dab hand at some of the finest leisurely strolls and hikes that Ireland has to offer, why not consider making some improvements in your lifestyle to have you in top shape for your next adventure. You might be a weekend rambler ready […]

  • Walks for Foodies

    Four Irish Walks for Foodies We take a look at Ireland’s top rated restaurants and the walks that can be enjoyed nearby  to help build up an appetite. Mayo The Restaurant: An Port Mór Hidden down a lane off the busy Bridge Street in Westport, Co. Mayo, An Port Mór is one of the West’s […]

  • Cork Walks

    4 Cracking Cork Walks: OSi’s Top Picks We’ve picked four walking routes in picturesque Co. Cork that can be enjoyed all year round by outdoor enthusiasts and their families. If you ever find yourself in Kinsale, Fermoy, Baltimore or Eyeries, these walks are the perfect way to keep healthy, have fun with family and friends […]

  • Kerry in a Day

    Kerry One-day Itinerary Considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places in Ireland, picturesque Kerry boasts countless activities that could easily fill a busy summer holiday. We’ve put together a one-day itinerary that will let you take in a number of popular attractions in one day and leave you wanting more from Kerry. Itinerary […]

  • Pilgrim Trails II

    Irish Pilgrim Trails Part II Rich in pilgrim tradition and spiritual history, Ireland is home to a number of Pilgrim Walks. Following the response to our article 4 Of The Best Irish Pilgrim Trails, we’re back with four more fantastic trails in Cork, Donegal, Mayo and Kerry for you to enjoy. St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path, […]

  • Walking Festivals

    Irish Walking Festivals: OSi’s Top Picks for 2016 Walking festivals are a great opportunity for new walkers to get involved in outdoor pursuits and for more experienced ramblers to take on more challenging routes with the assistance of a local guide. Here are four of the best walking festivals taking place across the country this […]

  • Crow Hill - Taking a breather

    Crow Hill

    Now that the spring is easing into summer, the days are getting longer and many of us are thinking of finding those boots in the attic and heading out into the countryside to fill our lungs with fresh air. But where to go and what to do? Perhaps it’s more to do with frame of […]

  • Walking Safety

    Essential Guide to Walking Safety A guide to adequately preparing for walking activities with helpful techniques to help you stay on course and advice on what to do if you get into distress. It might seem strange to some people that in this era of technology that it’s still possible to get lost when enjoying […]

  • Map Hacks

    Get more out of Hill Walking with our Map Reading Hacks Successfully navigating a terrain using only a paper map, a compass and the landscape itself is an Invaluable Skill for any Outdoor Enthusiast Here we look at some fundamental map reading skills required for orienteering and other outdoor pursuits before moving on to some […]