02 Oct 2022

Registration is now open the North Leitrim Glens Hillwalking Festival

An Dobharchú & The North Leitrim Easter  Hillwalking Festival

Participants in a previous Easter Hillwalking Festival

Registration is now open for this year's North Leitrim Glens Hillwalking Festival. The event organised by the Holey Soles Walking Club will be held on Easter weekend from April 16 to 17.

Registration information and how to book your space is available online via: Leitrim Hill Walking: Registration

As numbers will be capped at 100 per day, with 50 on each walk on both Saturday and Sunday to meet hill safety requirements and bus capacity, it is important that you select the walk most appropriate to your degree of fitness. We therefore encourage you to book online as early as possible to secure your place, as registration is online in advance only this year.

In line with public health recommendations, mask-wearing is advised when travelling on the bus at the event.

The stunning scenery in Leitrim and surrounding counties make it an ideal location for dedicated hill walkers and ramblers and those who come to the festival get smitten by the Leitrim bug and come back time and time again. Lovely Laid Back Leitrim grabs a lot of hearts!

There will be complimentary tea, coffee and scones at registration both mornings and soup after the walks on Sunday at Glencar teaSHED.

There will be a separate meal on Saturday evening at Osta, W8, Manorhamilton. Tickets for the meal at €22.20, inclusive of €2.20 booking fee, are in addition to the walking fees, and are available to purchase online - two courses, including salads and dessert. Tea, coffee and other drinks from Osta are an additional cost.

There is also fantastic music on Saturday night, 8pm, in The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton with Eleanor Shanley and John Feeley, and tickets may be purchased directly from The Glens Centre.

Participants in the walks will meet at Glencar TeaSHED, Largandoon, Glencar Co. Leitrim F91 PY6A, prior to departure.

Check-in & Departure Times

WALK                   CHECK-IN             DEPARTURE  

Long Walks            9 - 9.45am              10am

Medium Walks       10.00 - 10.45am      11.15 Sat, 11.00 Sun 

Sunday Ramble     10.45 - 11am           11.15am                        

Registration Fees online;

Long or Short Walk

1 day only €16.87 (Including Eventbrite fee)
Both days €27.55 (Including Eventbrite fee) 
Sunday Ramble €11.53 (Including Eventbrite fee)

Fee includes

Transport to walks on Saturday, no bus journey Sunday. Complimentary tea or coffee & scones at check-in both mornings and soup and brown bread after Sunday's walks.

To Register click here


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