Kingdom of Kerry Greenways Invites You to Walk and Cycle Your Way to a Healthier Festive Season

As the holiday season approaches, the Kingdom of Kerry Greenways invites locals and visitors alike to step into the magic of Christmas while enjoying the picturesque landscapes on foot or by bike. With a variety of events taking place near Tralee-Fenit and Listowel-Limerick Greenways, there’s no better time to explore the beauty of Kerry while staying active and healthy during the festive period.

As winter blankets the Kingdom of Kerry, the two Greenways offer a scenic escape for those seeking to stay active, healthy, and connected with nature during the festive season. With the breathtaking landscapes, there’s no better time to discover the joy of walking and cycling in the heart of Kerry.

As the winter chill sets in, it’s more important than ever to prioritise our health and well-being. Getting outdoors, even in colder months, offers a multitude of benefits for both physical and mental health. Here’s why you should consider exploring the Kingdom of Kerry Greenways this winter:

Boost Your Immune System: Regular exercise is known to strengthen the immune system, helping you stay resilient against seasonal illnesses.

Combat Winter Blues: Natural light and outdoor activity are proven mood lifters. Beat the winter blues by embracing the invigorating atmosphere of the Greenways in Kerry.

Stay Active: Maintaining an active lifestyle contributes to overall health. Walking and cycling are low-impact exercises suitable for all fitness levels.

Connect with Nature: The Kingdom of Kerry Greenways immerse you in the breathtaking scenery of the region, providing a peaceful and rejuvenating escape from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

Quality Family Time: The Greenways offer a family-friendly environment, making it the perfect destination for a shared outdoor experience during the holidays.

Cathaoirleach of Listowel Municipal District, Councillor Aoife Thornton commented:

“Embracing outdoor activities during the colder months is not only an invigorating experience but also a proactive measure to fortify our immune systems. Amidst the festive preparations and holiday gatherings, maintaining an active lifestyle becomes paramount. Engaging in outdoor pursuits, such as walking and cycling on the picturesque Kingdom of Kerry Greenways, offers a dual benefit of physical exercise and exposure to the revitalising elements of nature. As we navigate the busy Christmas period, safeguarding our immune systems through regular outdoor activity becomes a cornerstone for overall well-being, ensuring that we enter the season of celebration with resilience and vitality.”

“Embrace the spirit of the season and before or after your cycle, walk, or run explore the charming trailhead towns and villages brimming with  the warmth of local hospitality. Shop local, support the heart of the communities that make the Kingdom of Kerry Greenways so special.”

This Christmas, the Kingdom of Kerry Greenways invites you to create new traditions by exploring the beauty that surrounds us. Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor enthusiast or a casual stroller, the Greenways welcome everyone to experience the magic of winter in Kerry.


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