Dublin Hillwalking - Ambles & Rambles: A walk in the Dublin hills.

Are you looking for something different for your school tour or day out?


A day out packed with fun, adventure, exercise, nature, history, geography, team-building?


Ambles & Rambles offers your group a day out filled with all of these and more!


Especially designed for kids aged from 10 to 14, Ambles & Rambles school tour package is low on price, big on fun!!


Starting from Tibradden in the Dublin Mountains, we will take you on an adventure through the hills, where you will learn all about the different plants and animals we meet on the way, pass through ancient burial grounds, learn some wilderness survival skills, and that’s just before lunch!


After a picnic lunch and a rest on the top of Three Rock Mountain, we will make our way downhill through forest tracks and native woodland,( maybe even sneaking in a few toasted marshmallows), before we arrive in Kilgobbin, a place steeped in history and a few tales of Oliver Cromwell.


We can guarantee happy, smiley faces on boys, girls...and even teachers!!

Guided hikes and walks

We offer guided hikes and walks in the Dublin Mountains. Enjoy the beautiful views of our city and bay from the tranquil setting of the Dublin Mountains and hills.

After your walk or full day hike, you will enjoy lunch or a light dinner in a local pub, have a live music session and a sing-song before you go home.

You will meet your guide at the Step Inn in Stepaside, a small village at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, at 10am. Here you can enjoy a home-baked scone and a cup of tea or coffee while your friendly guide talks to you about the walk ahead.
The half-day tour will take in a 2-3 hour walk at a relaxed pace bringing you about half way up the Dublin Mountains. Here you can enjoy the beautiful views of Dubliln City and Dublin Bay, listen to local legends and stories, see some wildlife and maybe even have a little nip of Irish Whiskey!
We will then make our way back to Stepaside through picturesque woodland and pass the historical church and high cross at Kilgobbin. After your walk, you can relax and enjoy a light lunch, some live music and a sing-song!

Other outdoors activities

  • Ambles&Rambles  Bush craft + Parties for the adventurous kids aged 9 to 90.
  • Birthday parties, confirmations and parties for all occasions.
  • We do treasure hunts, wild camping, bows and arrows, make your own fishing rod and maybe catch a fish, bbq's and much much more all in the Dublin mountains.
  • All parties and outings tailored to your needs.

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Kids parties for all ages.

Starting at €7.50 per person

 

 

 

You will meet your guide at the Step Inn in Stepaside, a small village at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, at 10am. Here you can enjoy a home-baked scone and a cup of tea or coffee while your friendly guide talks to you about the walk ahead.

The half-day tour will take in a 2-3 hour walk at a relaxed pace bringing you about half way up the Dublin Mountains. Here you can enjoy the beautiful views of Dubliln City and Dublin Bay, listen to local legends and stories, see some wildlife and maybe even have a little nip of Irish Whiskey!

We will then make our way back to Stepaside through picturesque woodland and pass the historical church and high cross at Kilgobbin. After your walk, you can relax and enjoy a light lunch, some live music and a sing-song!

 

 

You will meet your guide at the Step Inn in Stepaside at 10am. Enjoy a home-baked scone and a cup of tea or coffee before setting off on your hike. Your guide will take you right to the highest point of the Dublin Mountains, the Fairy Castle (a pre-historic cairn or burial site), via Tibradden Mountain and on to the Three Rock Mountain. You can enjoy walking through different terrains such as bogland, forest and open country, have a packed lunch and all the time, enjoy the beautiful views and surroundings.


We will make our way back to Stepaside, descending from the Three Rock Mountain through forest towards Barnacullia, passing the famous Blue Light Pub, a local landmark. We will then continue downhill through picturesque woodland until we reach the historical site of Kilgobbin Church and High Cross before enjoying a well-deserved light dinner, live music and a sing-song!

 

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