Bookstation Lifestyle Book of the Year

Winner 2023

The Hike Life

By Rozanna Purcell

My 50 Favourite Hikes in Ireland

Fall in love with Ireland’s dramatic mountains and rugged coastline in 50 unforgettable hikes. Roz Purcell has been hiking the length and breadth of Ireland for years with her enthusiastic community The Hike Life, exploring the best of what the island has to offer. This book brings to life the beauty and majesty of hiking in Ireland along with practical advice, easy-to-follow route descriptions and a wealth of tips. In it you’ll find: 

  • the ultimate fifty hikes to do on the island of Ireland, from rugged mountains to forest trails and cliff walks;
  • the complete guide to everything you need for a safe and enjoyable hike;
  • dozens of recommendations for pitstops and photo opportunities along the way to turn your hike into a full-day adventure;
  • and breathtaking photography to inspire you to get out there and start hiking.

About Rozanna Purcell...

Rozanna Purcell is a broadcaster, content creator, and author based in Ireland. Roz began her media career in modelling but soon progressed to television and radio, and has written several books. Her lifelong love of the outdoors led to her starting the Hike Life community and this has been hugely successful. The community offers free, guided hikes around Ireland for people to get out, off their phones and meet like-minded people. This is her first hiking book. 

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