This guide presents over 40 walks, all within easy reach of Dublin and ranging in time from half an hour to three hours. As far as possible, the walks are circular so that one can drive to the start, park the car and return to it at the end. The walks are designed for the leisure walker.
Easy Walks near Dublin is a book for family strollers, leisure walkers and people who like healthy exercise without exhausting themselves. Here are more that forty walks, every one of them within easy reach of Dublin. As far as possible, the walks are circular so that you can start and finish at the same spot. Most are timed at between one and two hours. The shortest lasts barely half an hour; the longest about three hours. In general, the standard is easy and is aimed at leisure walkers. There are a few steep ascents and some demanding terrain for those who like a challenge, but overall these are perfect routes for strollers. The directions are clear and easy to follow, there are plenty of sound advice and tips about natural features and wildlife ? and it?s all on your doorstep. Other books by Johs Lynam Best Irish Walks.
Joss Lynam is the doyen of Irish hillwalkers. Himself an experienced and accomplished mountaineer, he is a founder member of the Irish Mountaineering Club which celebrated its golden jubilee in 1998, and the editor of the Irish Mountain Log. He has been general editor of the Gill & Macmillan Walk Guide series since its inception twenty years ago.