in the area
information on the walks please click on the images
Sláinte, meaning "Path to Health", is
a simple innovative scheme developed by the Irish Heart
Foundation to encourage people of all ages and abilities
to walk for leisure and good health.
uses attractive signage at kilometre intervals on established
walking routes to help walkers identify the distance
they walk. Slí na Sláinte is designed to
encourage people to walk more frequently and to enjoy
the benefits of a healthier lifestyle.
To View our Local
Sli na Slainte please click on the image
is a PDF document and Adobe Acrobat Reader is required
to view it.
view other Sli na Slainte routes around Ireland please click
of Ireland is a patchwork of many different landscape types,
including several mountainous and upland areas. One of the
most spectacular of these is in county Wicklow, just south
of Dublin, which despite its proximity to the capital contains
many kilometres of wonderfully unspoilt mountain trails of
which The Wicklow Way is the best known. In fact the Wicklow
Way was the first such trail in Ireland having been formally
established in 1980.
South Leinster Way
Leinster Way is a long distance walking route which runs from Kildavin Co.
Carlow to Carrick-on-Suir in Co. Tipperary covering 102 km (64 miles) in length.
The predominant features in the landscape are Mount Leinster, Brandon Hill
and the river valleys of the Barrow, Nore and Suir. (The Three Sisters) This
stretch can be comfortably walked in five days but strong walkers can finish
it in three days.
The Wicklow Way
The South Leinster Way
with guide-book and detailed 1/50,000 scale strip maps
packaged in plastic wallet. They provide information on
route finding, local and natural history.
053-9377835 or from local tourist information offices.
Information Sheets are available from Failte Ireland.