Skibbereen Walking Group
Rambling and Hillwalking in Beautiful West Cork

Hill Walks, Intermediate & Road Walks     
Different Levels of Ability


New Members Welcome any Time!
Try 3 "taster" Road  Walks before you become a Member.

Next Walk   

Intermediate Walk 4th Feb​ 

A beautiful walk in rare sunshine - cold and crisp

February 25th
Easy Walk: 
Ringarogy island
Easy walk around Ringarogy island.
Meet at 13:45 at Rath Church.
Great views of the Illen river, Spanish Island, Sherkin etc. The walk will be at an easy pace approximately 7kms and 2 hours duration. The leader can be contacted on 028 51866. Googlemaps location:  

​More photos of recent walk
Walks Programme 2018

SWG FLEECES with Club Logo   
Make:         Regatta
Colours:     Royal Blue or Wine
Sizes:          Medium/Large or small
Price:          €35 (includes €6 donation                             
                                            to Charity Cancer Connect)

Tel.:             087 2314478     

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Important Notices!
  • Hill walks are members only. Guests may join if accompanying a member who will vouch for them.
  • For all road walks it is recommended you wear your own hi vis jacket.
  • Appropriate boots and rain gear for all walks.
  • No dogs please on any walks!
  • For more details of road & hill walks and essential walking gear, please click here .

​​About Us
The Skibbereen Walking Group has its origins in 1998 as an informal group of people who enjoyed exploring their local byways and boreens.  We are formally registered with Mountaineering Ireland as the Skibbereen Walking Group.  Affiliation with Mountaineering Ireland has the advantage of the back up of the M.I. expertise as well as their insurance cover.   Membership of Skibbereen Walking Group automatically provides our walkers with the insurance protection of the M.I. policies covering the Group's civil liability and permanent disability accident claims.