Welcome to the website for the Galway Walking Club.

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: Thursday, November 26th, 2015, Tonerys Bar, 98 Bohermore, Galway

Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)

RambleSunday November 29th – Carron Loop Walk Clare.  Leader Liam Kenny.  5km outside Kinvara.  All road – approx. 17km. Regroup in Kinvara at the top of the village to get everyone together.

Christmas Party Ramble: Saturday 5th December:  Ballinconlon Loop Walk, 4.5 hours. Meet at Diamond Coast hotel in Enniscrone at 9:45am

Because of the short days at this time of year, it is advisable to wear a Hi-Vis jacket!

  • Hillwalks 
  • Christmas Party Hillwalk: Saturday December 5th:  Pontoon area. Meet at  Enniscrone Tourist Office 9.30a.m. to join Enniscrone Walking Club.
  • A Hillwalk: Sunday November 29th: Knocknahillion and Letterbreckaun, Leader Denis Healy.
  • Short Walk: Christmas Part Short Walk, Saturday 5th December: Ellagh Loop Walk. 10km, 2.5 hours. Meet at hotel at 10:45am


  • CHRISTMAS PARTY 2015:  Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone, Co Sligo on Saturday December 5th 2015.

    Phone No 096 26000. Email Website

    One evening meal (3 course with tea or coffee) in the Coral Restaurant plus entertainment in the main bar at 10pm.

    – 2 night stay – 2BB& 1 Dinner – €90 per person  based on 2 people sharing in a twin/double room. Single Rate is €115.

    – 1 Night stay – 1 BB & 1 dinner – €70 per person based on 2 people sharing in a twin/double room. Single Rate is €95.00

    Hotel is now booked out. Other accommodation in Enniscrone:

    There is a 4 bedroomed house in the grounds of the hotel which is being held for Galway Walking Club at the moment. Book it through the hotel  The rate will be the same as the hotel.  It has 4 rooms , 2 ensuite.
     Please see below lists of B&B around Enniscrone. The dinner will be €25.00 each for anybody that is not staying in the hotel.
    Ceol Na Mara – 096-36351
    Season’s Lodge – 096-37112
    Sun Apartments – 087-9927701
    Waterfront House – 096-36120
    Jacob’s Golf Links View – 087-6863650
    Ocean Sands- 096-26700

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