2020 Ireland Walking Award Winners

The Ireland Walking Survey forms have been processed and we can now reveal the winners of the 2020 Ireland Walking Awards.

The 2020 Ireland Walking Survey was open for the full month of December. During that time, we received a total of 1,159 completed survey forms from recreational walkers who had explored Ireland on foot during the year. Thank you to everyone who took part in the survey.

The 2020 Award Winners

Each year, the Ireland Walking Survey is used to identify award winners across the widest range of all-Ireland recreational walk-related categories. The 2020 award winners were as follows:

Irish Upland Area of the Year

Wicklow Mountains

Irish Coastal Area of the Year

North Dublin Coast

Irish Parkland of the Year

Castletown House, County Kildare

Irish Woodland of the Year

Clonbur Wood, County Galway

Irish Beach of the Year

Curracloe Beach, County Wexford

Irish Island of the Year

Clear Island, County Cork

Irish Mountain of the Year

Galtymore Mountain

Irish Walking Trail of the Year

Wicklow Way

Irish Walking Guide Book of the Year

The Mourne & Cooley Mountains – A Walking Guide” by Adrian Hendroff

Irish Map of the Year

Galtee” by EastWest Mapping

Our warmest congratulations to all the award winners, and a big thank you to everyone who voted for their favourites in each category.

The Ireland Walking Awards will return again in 2021. Keep an eye out for the 2021 Ireland Walking Survey form. It will be available from 1st December.


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