With woods, water, wildlife and walking trails that weave through some of Ireland’s most idyllic scenery, the Hidden Heartlands are the ultimate escape from busy life. And since there’s no better way to get in step with what the locals love than to walk a mile in their shoes, we’ve rounded up our 10 favourite routes for you to enjoy!
Fowley’s Falls, County Leitrim | Length: 3km
Around these parts, the names are tied to the land and its people. Take the flowing Fowley’s Falls, named after a local County Leitrim landowner. And what a namesake! As the glittering Glenariff River cascades down a run of drops towards Lough Melvin, you can pause to listen to the natural music of the water.