Putting a grade on an activity vacation is always subjective and our grading guidelines should give you a better idea of what to expect on your trip. The grade applies to the overall intensity of the trip but individual days may exceed the stated guidelines. Please refer to the individual trip itinerary for daily distances and descriptions.
A relaxed walking experience with ample time to appreciate attractions along the route. Generally on low level paths, which are well maintained with clear signposting, the perfect choice for those with little or no previous experience of walking tours. View a selection of easy walking tours.
EASY TO MODERATE
Daily distances increase on some days and the terrain may be rugged underfoot with some hills, but not too strenuous. Perfect for those with a relatively good level of fitness. View a selection of our easy to moderate grade walking tours.
Perfect for regular walkers, some days will be more challenging than others and the terrain will be varied with some rough and rugged footpaths. More ascent and descent involved, so a good level of fitness will be required. Have a look through our collection of moderate walking tours.
MODERATE TO STRENUOUS
More challenging with some long walking days and often a longer trip duration. Tough underfoot in places with changing terrain, some prolonged climbs and steep hills, these walks are designed for experienced walkers looking for a challenge. See some more challenging moderate to strenuous walking tours.
Long walking days and challenging ascents/descents, these walks may require navigation and/or mountaineering skills. A good level of fitness and experience is required as the terrain can be rough and exposed in places. Take on the challenge of a strenuous walking tour.
All our day tours are Easy but you do cross open ground on a number of tours , the giants causeway tour, The cliffs of Moher tour and the Celtic tour.