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You don't have to be in great shape to hike the Diamond Hill. On a fine day the views are spectacular! The trails below the Hill are worth taking if the peak is clouded over. A lovely way to spend a day.
This was the highlight of my trip. The walk to the top is no joke but as long as you have good shoes and take your time, you'll get to the top. We took about an hour to reach the summit and the views are...More
We live close by so have done this many times. The views never get old. Appropriate footwear is necessary on wet days as rocks are very sleepy. Best part is that it is absolutely free. Highly recommend.
This is a must do if you are in the Connemara area. The hike is strenuous but it is worth it! It took my wife and I 2.5 hours to do the entire hike. Just when you think you are at the top, there is...More
We visited Diamond Hill part of the Connemara National Park in July. Head for Letterfrack and you can't miss it. Be warned it does get very busy in high season so try and get there early so you can to be guaranteed a parking space....More
I am 64 with two bad knees and I don't like heights but I persevered...I focused on the steps in front of me and made it to the top and it was worth every step. The good news for me was the decent was much...More
Not an easy climb, but the vistas are well worth every single step. I wouldn't want to do it if it was raining, as the steps are not too close together and could be pretty slippery/hazardous if wet. Well marked trail, and the view from...More