Self-guided Bike Tours in Ireland

Staff member Cormac cycling at Sliabh Liag (Slieve League)

Thinking of going self-guided?  Here are the answers to the most important questions about self-guided bike tours in Ireland. If you are planning a cycling holiday or bike tour in Ireland, there are a number of tour types to choose from. These include Guided Bike Tours; Self-Guided Bike Tours; and Fully Independent Tours. With a […]

Ray Friedman and Jen-Jen Lin

Cycling down Granny Valley, Ardara, County Donegal, Ireland, with Ireland by Bike.

My wife and I loved our bike trip with Ireland by Bike. The routes Seamus designed are gorgeous – through open meadows, by oceans and inlets, and across mountain valleys. This is a truly stunning part of the world. What made it especially nice is that 80% of the roads had almost no traffic. We […]

Skip and Martha Lankford

Donegal, Ireland, Cycling Holiday 2018

“We all really enjoyed our visit this past July. Thank you for a great trip! The rides, scenery, B&Bs and (most of all) the people were phenomenal. Thanks again for a great trip.” Skip and Martha Lankford (with Larry and Kathy Banner) VA, USA Treasures of Coast and History: July 2018

New Yeats Country and Lakelands Mini Break

Cycling Holiday in Sligo, WB Yeats

We are delighted to have just added a new 5 day/4 night mini break to our tours.  This self-guided cycling break starts and finishes in Sligo.  The tour follows quiet roads – perfect for cycling – to the coast at Mullaghmore then back to Sligo through to wonderful glacial valleys – Glenade and Glencar. Highlights […]

Wishing Everyone a Very Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas from Ireland by Bike

The team at Ireland by Bike would like to wish all our friends and customers a very happy Christmas.  We hope you all enjoy the festive season. Hopefully everyone will get time to get out cycling or walking over the holiday period.  What better way to spend time with friends and family.

Tips for Maintaining Your Bike

Bicycles at Teelin, Donegal

Here are our tops tips to keep your bike in tip top shape… It’s the middle of winter here in Ireland now, and the weather this time of year can put increased strain on your bike. But no matter what the time of year, a bicycle that is well looked after, will make your tour […]

Choosing the Best Bike

How to choose the correct type of bike. Hybrid bicycle.

Our simple guide to help you choose the ideal bike for your needs… There is no better way to see the world than by bicycle. Indeed, there is no better way to get from A to B than by bike — whether that involves a quick spin to the local shop, or the daily commute […]

A Very Special Place To Cycle

Road Near Manorhamilton Hidden Gems of Sligo and Leitrim cycling vacation with Ireland by Bike

Idyllic cycling through the quiet roads of Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Cavan and Fermanagh… When you picture a cycling holiday or bike tour in Ireland, what destination comes to mind? The chances are that destinations such as Connemara, Donegal or the Ring of Kerry are high on the list. There and several other iconic destinations and […]

Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way Signs

The Wild Atlantic Way stretches for an amazing 2,500 km (1,500 miles) along Ireland’s west coast. It’s a route that brings you past every possible seascape; from towering cliffs, hidden inlets, pebble and sandy beaches, tiny harbours, tranquil bays and everything else a coastline can offer. Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way has become a dream […]

2019 dates getting booked up – don’t miss out.

It’s looking like the 2019 season is going to be our busiest ever — with many bookings already in.  If you’re thinking of doing a cycling tour in Ireland next year, now is the time to get your dates finalised and get your flights etc. booked.  If you are looking for advice on which tour […]