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Guided walking services. Guided walks in Connemara & Mayo mountains (12 Bens, Maumturks), hills, coast and islands for individuals and groups. Multi-day walking tours. Also self-guiding services including the "Connemara and Mayo - A Walking Guide...more
Moyard | Connemara, Clifden Galway, Ireland
+353 87 629 1659
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

On a lovely sunny morning, Saturday 17th April 2013, we departed Ballyconneely and headed to Letterfrack where we met Paul Phelan of Walk Connemara.There were four of us including one determined walker who was about to complete his conquest of the 12 Bens by climbing...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing hike, taking in some breath-taking views with the best informative and interesting guide in Paul. A highlight of my summer!

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Nice guide who takes you on a adventurous walk on the cliffs of mohair. We had rain and sun and rain again but iT was a trip to remember. I am glad we dedided to go for this walk.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

That was a day! Five of the Twelve Bens around the owenglin river, ten hours of intense sweating under the irish heat wave. A memorable moment, thanks to you, Paul.

Thank philoupe
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Free admission with helpful reception to advise on the types of walkabout available. Peaceful tranquility and a good place to be with nature. Advised to follow up after the National Park to go to Archill Island. Not a usual stop for those on the Wild...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

You are in good hands with Paul. He is competent, well equipped, and engaging: a master. We look forward to our next hike with Paul when we return next year.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

My wife and I engaged Paul Phelan to take us on two half day hikes. One up Diamond Hill in the Connemara National Park, the other on the Inishnee Loop. Paul was very engaging and gave us a lot of information of the local areas....More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Paul led nine of us down hidden trails into the magical Derryclare Wood and gave us an intimate guided tour of special places in this beautiful little forest, first allowing us to sit in silence as we absorbed the wonder of it. He then found...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

My wife and I engaged Paul for a strenuous full day hike (Maumahoige to Maumeen) last week. Given the trail was mostly unmarked and given the unpredictable weather, we were glad we used a professional mountaineer (Paul) to do the hike. He provided frequent instruction...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 25 June 2017

My husband and I met up with Paul in front of O'Dowds Cafe in Roundstone not really knowing what we should expect. Our teen daughter had decided against the walk due to a minor leg injury the day before. Our 4 hour hike across Roundstone...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Four of us met Paul Phelan at a local hotel before being driven to the start of our walk. You need strong mountain boots with ankle supports because this walk is a steep open hillside which is occasionally rocky and boggy. We took over trousers,...More

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WalkConnemara, Owner at Walk Connemara, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thanks for your review and recommendation. Thanks also for emphasising the need for strong boots with ankle support and grip. Its really good of you to spread the word; Maumahoige such a beautiful introductory mountain hike!

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