Cuilcagh Moutain, famously known as Irelands Stairway to Heaven is located in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Is arguably one of Ireland's most beautiful spots. The walkway ascends all the way up the mountain's summit in a stairs format. Giving off the illusion that the stairs are reaching for the sky or for heaven, as the name suggests. The top of the stairway is a host to phenomenal views of Fermanagh and beyond. Making you feel as if you're on top of the world. Irelands Stairway to Heaven Blog | Everything You Need To Know
I recently wrote a blog post on my day trip to Irelands Stairways to Heaven and people were overwhelmed by its beauty. So today, I decided to put together post highlighting: Everything you need to know about Irelands Stairway to Heaven. Irelands Stairway to Heaven Blog | Everything You Need To Know
Getting There: Stairway to Heaven Ireland
By Car: Irelands Stairway to Heaven Blog | Everything You Need To Know
From Dublin - 2 and 15 minutes drive
From Galway - 2 and 45 minutes drive
From Limerick - 3 hours and 15 minutes drive
From Belfast - 2 hours 15 minutes drive
From Derry - 2 hours 15 minutes drive
From Donegal - 1 hour 30 minutes drive
Parking: Stairway to Heaven Ireland
The Marble Arch Caves Car Park: The caves car park is located 1km away from the stairway. It's an easy walk up a country road. Just check what time the car park closes at.
The Stairways Car Park: The official car park is passed the caves on the left. It's small in size and sometimes difficult to get a space.
By Bus: Stairway to Heaven Ireland
The Walk Stairway to Heaven Ireland
Time: The walk takes roughly 2 hours to get the top and 2 hours and a half to get to the bottom. (including time to stop for lunch and take pictures).
Fitness: The trail gets steep very quickly and a moderate level of fitness is needed to complete it.
Distance: The total hike is 7.4 km
Steps: The stairways is home to 450 steps
Tips and Advice Irelands Stairway to Heaven Blog | Everything You Need To Know
- Look up weather before you go
- Bring a camera
- Bring a packed lunch
- Arrive early, avoid a big crowd
Hope you found this guide helpful, if you have any more question please don't hesitate to ask in the comment section below.
Those of you planning a trip to Ireland feel free to check out some of my other Irish blog posts below.
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