Welcome to the website for the

Galway Walking Club.

The Club encourages all Walkers doing short Walks & Rambles to wear high vis jackets especially for the winter months.

For people who are interested to join the club – please feel free to come along to our next meeting – details are below.  Otherwise please have a look at the Joining the Club/Visitors Page and Walks Page which sets out our schedule for the year.  Alternatively you can email our Secretary at

Next Club Meeting: 8:30pm Thursday, 2nd February 2017, Tonery’s Bar, 98 Bohermore, Galway. 

Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)

Ramble: February 5th.  Carraroe Loop Walk.  17km.  Flat –  4½ hours. Excellent Ramble. Coastal Walk. Leader:Tom Hanrahan    

The rambles meet at the IMC Cinema on the Headford Road at 09.45am – (Depart at 10am sharp). 

Short Walk: January 29th. Kilcolgan Pier – Road Walk.    Leader Berni Stephens. (park behind Mace Shop) first rd to the right  entering Kilcolgan  

Meet at the church in Renmore at 1.15p.m. to depart 1.30p.m.

B Hillwalk. January 29th, Knocknagussy.  Leader Andrew Davies. Moderate.

A Hillwalk.February 5th. Binn Bhan. (8.15am) Leader John Smyth.  Note that In order to maximise the use of daylight, the A hillwalks will start 30 mins earlier (i.e. meet 8:15 at the Omniplex for 8:30 departure) until further notice (probably early February).

C  Hillwalk
 February 11th, Diamond Hill, National Park Letterfrack.
All track, 3.5 hrs.  Leader Cepta Byrne. 
All members must sign with Leader at meeting point, Kelehans Pub, unless otherwise stated.  Meeting time is 9.45am for 10.00am departure.


Cheese and Wine Night – Thursday 2nd March (after club meeting)

Quiz Night – Thursday March 30th, Tonnery’s Bar.

BBQ – Friday July 7th, Raddison Hotel

May Bank Holiday week-end 

A group of hill walkers from the club are arranging a trip to Albania from 7 – 15th June. The package is for 12 people and there are 3 places available. The price is €530 plus about  €300 for flights. The hill walks are B or B+ level. If interested, contact

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