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Car-free and carefree in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands
Explore Ireland's Hidden Heartlands at your own pace.
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No car, no problem. With its open valleys, network of serene waterways and characteristic villages and towns, Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands invites a slower, more deliberate kind of exploration.

Explore this enchanting region without a car.

Slow down and savour

Drift down the Shannon on a Carrick Day Boat. Sink into the outdoor spa at Drumhierny Woodland Hideaway. Hike through secluded woods to the base of Fowley’s Falls. Cycle across the floating boardwalk on Acres Lake. Savour a plant-based meal at Honestly Kitchen. There’s so many opportunities to slow down and reconnect – with yourself and those most important to you – away from the rush of the everyday. 

Plan a trip by train or bus and enjoy the peace and serenity of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands – at your own pace.

Holiday the sustainable way

It’s easier than ever to get around Ireland while being mindful of your carbon footprint. Follow the sustainability influencers behind The Useless Project on their relaxing car-free trip to the Wild Atlantic Way.



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