The Slieve Bloom Mountains are breathtaking. They rise steeply from the surrounding plain, covering an area of 600 square miles and offer mysterious glens, rivers, waterfalls, historic sites, folklore, villages, pubs and festivals. The most famous walk is the 20-mile Slieve Boom Way. Choose from a variety of walks, eco trails, short and long loops, forest paths and the Slieve Bloom Way. Walking is truly the best way to fully absorb the beauty of the county.