Explore Ireland’s Shannon Region on Foot – There’s no better way!

Walking in Ireland's Shannon Region - Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary and South Offaly.

Walking is truly the best way to explore and fully absorb the beauty of Ireland’s Shannon Region. A network of back roads through counties Limerick, Clare, North Tipperary and South West Offaly will take you on a delightful journey of tranquillity and discovery.

There’s no better way to explore the fascinating landscape and wonderful scenery than to embark on a walking trek. A variety of trails take you through some of the most beautiful parts of Ireland close to the majestic Atlantic Ocean, River Shannon, Lough Derg and many other lakes, mountain ranges, rolling countryside, fertile valleys and plains.


This widely contrasting countryside is criss-crossed with byways, forest paths, nature trails, country lanes and minor roads, all leading to splendid isolation in rugged, mountainous terrain. You will experience fascinating cliff scenery, idyllic lakeshores, dramatic coastal roads, rolling lowland pastures, wild moors and vast tracts of bogland.

Peace and quiet, far from the pressures of modern life, are the rewards awaiting those who walk through the Shannon Region.

There are a number of different types of walks in the Shannon Region including Waymarked Ways, loop walks, treks, eco walks and scenic and historical walks. Please visit our glossary to learn more about the different types of walks.