Entries by The Quiet Wilderness

Slowly Seeking Sea Glass

It amazes me, even though I was bought up beside a beach on the North West coast of Ireland, I did not know that sea glass existed until I spent a lovely Summer afternoon by the sea with my neighbour Ciara.

Big Dog Walk

Big Dog Walk is a Geopark Forest Walk, and the forest gets its name from the larger of two hills, Big Dog and Little Dog that feature in its skyline.

The 7 Best Things About Autumn

In Ireland, people say that you can experience four different seasons of weather in one day, and that’s true, but the Autumns here are beautiful especially when you’re lucky enough to catch a bit of sun.

Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail

Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail near Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh, has gotten extremely popular over the last couple of years, not only for its famous “steps to heaven” social media posts, but also for the wonderful bog-land habitat it traverses, and great views of the surrounding areas.

Fowley’s Falls Rossinver

Fowley’s Falls is a picturesque 3km walk along the Glenaiff River in Rossinver, north Leitrim. This particular section of the river features several small waterfalls over the exposed limestone bedrock as it makes its way towards Lough Melvin’s southern shore.

Shannon Blueway Experience

This 12km walk begins at the floating boardwalk on Acres lake, Drumshanbo and takes you onto a gravel walking path along Lough Allen canal, over Drumhauver bridge through Drumleague Lock and finally to Battlebridge Lock near Leitrim village.