Best trails in Laois

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What to expect

Laois has 18 trails including medium, easy, and difficult difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Slieve Bloom Way and the one with the least climb is Granstown Wood and Lake Nature Reserve Lake Trail. The longest trail is the Slieve Bloom Way at 69.3 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 3 days. For a shorter adventure you can try the Ridge of Capard - Viewing Platform Loop at 247 m. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Glenbarrow - Old Mill Loop, Glenbarrow - Waterfall Loop, Ridge of Capard - Viewing Platform Loop, Oughaval Woods - Beech Way Walk, and Oughaval Woods - Cobbler's Castle Walk.