Welcome to the
Galway Walking Club
We are a welcoming group for people of all ages in Galway interested in walking and hiking to meet like-minded people.
We organise weekly walks, hikes and rambles throughout Ireland, along with regular organised trips abroad, weekends away, summer BBQs and Christmas parties for our members.
Interested in joining? Come along to our next meeting to learn more or to join the club, we meet at 8.30 every second Thursday in Tonery’s pub in Bohermore (upstairs – ask behind the bar; free parking).
Scroll down for information on our upcoming walks:
- Next Club Meeting: July 18th 2019 At Tonerys Bohermore at 8.30pm
- Registration is NOW open for our Connemara Western Way Annual Walking Marathon and Half Marathon 2019. Open to members and non-members. Saturday 17th August. Click here for more information and to register today.
Important Notice for Walkers:
Dogs are not allowed on any club walk
The Club encourages all Walkers doing short Walks & Rambles to wear high vis jackets especially for the winter months & Always proper walking boots and gear.
Upcoming Walks (see walks section for more details)
Next walk: Sun 28th July 2019
Walk Leader: Monica Quinn
Location: Cross Village Circular Road walk
Meet at: Parish church Renmore at 1.15 for 1.30 departing
Regroup at: Park at car pk left of O’Malleys pub
Next walk: Sun 21st July 2019
Walk leader: Berna Reddington
Walk location: Corkscrew loop walk Clare
Meet at: Omniplex at 9.45 for 10am depart
Regroup at: Short regroup in Ballyvaughan car pk across from the church 10.45am approx
Next walk: 21st July 2019
Walk Leader: Valerie Greaney
Walk Location: Derryclare & Bencorr..
Meet at: Omniplex 8.45 for 9am depart.
Regroup at: TBC
Next walk: Sun 28th July 2019
Walk Leader: Kevin Walshe
Meet at: Omniplex at 8.45 for 9am depart
Next walk: Sat 27th July 2019
Walk Leader: Peter Leonard
Walk Location: Finny Mountain
Meet at: Menlo Pk Hotel at 9.15 for 9.30 depart
Note: Anyone wanting to do a C Hill would need to do a Ramble first.
GWC Marathon Date: 17 Aug 2019 See Marathon page for details and booking
Island Weekend 6+7 Sept Belmullet. See Club Activities page
Club Trip Away 2019: Crete – Please see Club Activities – GWC 2019 Holiday Abroad
Oct bank holiday weekend – 25-28 Oct Abbeyleix, See Activities page
Christmas Party 29 +30 Nov Clifden Station House See Club Activities page
Gwc Posh Bbq: At Clybaun Hotel, 9 Aug 19. Eur23 Menu includes burgers, sausages, chicken skewers and drumsticks, corn on the bob, Potato, Salads, Fruit punch reception and music. Corkage e5 per bottle
Galway Walking Club Summer Photo Competition 2019
Are the photos you take on your GWC walks amazing?
Are they winning pics of landscape, waterscape, flora, fauna, people in the landscape, humorous?
GWC Summer Photo Competition gives you the opportunity to find out, and to win a PRIZE!
For further details click on the Environment & Access tab.
Sept Camino – Eileen Letsome is doing the Portugese camino -Coastal Route Sept 19th – Sept 28th. Contact Eileen for more details
Bookings now open for the annual Gran Canaria Walking Holiday from January 17th to 22nd 2020 with GWC Member Jerry Lalor. For all information go to https://galwaywalkingclub.wordpress.com/grancanariawalkingholiday/ or download the brochure here: Brochure for Gran Canaria Walking Holiday 2020