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Discover some of County Kilkenny’s natural beauty through Hidden Trails and guided walks with Paddy Lawlor. Paddy is a fully qualified hillwalking guide and will take you on some spectacular guided walks around the local area. Hidden Trails can tailor walks to suit you.

Hidden Trails is based in the historic and picturesque town of Graiguenamanagh, nestled in the beautiful Barrow Valley. Discover some of Kilkenny’s natural and unspoilt beauty through guided walks which can be personalised to suit your requirements. As a qualified guide, he can take you on some hidden trails around the area and make sure you are safe and happy along the way.

From the calm and tranquil walkways along the River Barrow, to the stunning heights of Mount Leinster and the rolling walks around Brandon Hill. If you are looking to get away from it all, even for just a few hours, a visit here is a must.

Walking is one of the easiest and most accessible activities available to everyone. Whether it is to build up fitness, to get out into the natural beauty that surrounds us or just to clear the mind. Whatever your reasons, Paddy can tailor a walk to suit your needs.

Experience the Brandon Hill Loop, Blackstairs Mountain, Inistioge and Woodstock Loops and Black Rock Mountain with Hidden Trails. The walks are suitable for all ages and all abilities.

Hidden Trails also offer cycle tours and bicycle hire. Why not rent a bicycle and explore a trail by yourself. Try canoeing or kayaking on the River Barrow with its many locks and rapids a plenty or stroll along the river enjoying the woods and valleys of County Kilkenny.

Why we like it
  • Explore hidden pathways and trails in and around the mountains and hills of Kilkenny.
  • Learn about the local flora, fauna and folklore along a guided walk.
  • Hidden Trails offer cycle tours and bicycle hire.
  • Try canoeing or kayaking on the River Barrow with its many locks and rapids.
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Contact details
Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 2 to 4 hours here.

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