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 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? Visit our Membership page for information or 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:



Latest News:

  • New and existing members can now easily register or renew their membership through our online Eventbrite page here. Please note membership is only available through our Eventbrite page, we no longer accept cheques/cash/bank transfer.
  • Next Club Meeting: November 21st 2019 at Tonerys Bar Bohermore at 8.30pm 

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) 

Short Walk:  

Next walk: Sun 30th Nov 2019

Walk leader: TBA 

Walk location: Christmas Pary Walk – Ballinahinch

Meet at: Hotel Reception, Clifden Station House

Ramble:   A lady Lost black gloves on return from ramble last Sunday If anyone picked up ? They’re h&m outdoor gloves small .. white text around top

Next walk: Sun 24th Nov 2019

Walk Leader: Tom Gormally 

Walk Location: Derry Bridge near Ferbane to Shannon Harbour- along the Grand canal 17k   

Meet at: Omniplex at 9.45am for 10am departure

Regroup at:  After the bridge in Shannonbridge 

A Hillwalk: 

Next walk: Sun 24th Nov. 2019

Walk Leader: Kevin Walsh

Walk Location: Knocklaur via Devilsmother 

Meet at: Leaving the Omniplex at 8am

Regroup at: Opp. Craft Shop Leenane @ 9:15am.

Walk Info: Total Ascent 1100m 15Km 6.5 – 7Hrs

B Hillwalk:   Sun 30th Nov 2019 

Walk Leader: Pat Moran

Location: Ben Brack and Knockbrack

Meet at: Hotel Reception, Clifden Station House  

Regroup at

Walk Info:   Moderate

C Hillwalk: TBA

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Walk Info:

Please don’t make noise/disturb the families residing near the car park at Kelehans at Bushypark when we meet there, as requested by them 

Note: Anyone wanting to do a C Hill would need to do a Ramble first. 


Club Notices:

Christmas Party 29 +30 Nov Clifden Station House See Club Activities page

Other Notices 

POST CHRISTMAS WALKING – Meeting place Fair Hill House Hotel Clonbur.
December 29th Time 10am.  Complementary tea & coffee before walks.
Followed by C walk on Mount Gable 11am 4hours.
Ramble.White Island / Lake Coolin.  11am start 4hours.
Short walk. 1pm  Meet in the hotel 1pm. 2 hours..
After Walks back to Hotel for tea & coffee approx 3.30pm.
Special rate is arranged for staying in the hotel on the 29th.
One B&B evening dinner sharing 57.50 sharing.
Single. One B&B evening dinner 68 euro.
Futher details please contact Fair Hill House Hotel on. 094 9546176.

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 

 

 

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