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Knockmealdowns Trails - Sheep Hill Loop


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Tipperary
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 8.60
Climb (m): 230
Estimated time: 3hr
Start point: Kilcaroon bridge
Start point grid ref: R951 129
End point: Kilcaroon bridge
End point grid ref: R951 129
Nearest town to start: Ballyporeen
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Sheet 74
Dogs Allowed: No
Facilities: Car parking, shops, public houses, accommodation, restaurants
Public transport: Local bus services to Newcastle, Goatenbridge, Clogheen and Ballyporeen
Map guide available: N/A

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Description of Trail

The Knockmealdown Trails take you on gravelled access roads, old paths and minor tarred roads/boreens, mainly through Coillte forest on the scenic northern slopes of the Knockmealdown Mountains, an area steeped in historical, cultural and ecological interest with attractive vistas across the rich agricultural lowlands to mountains beyond.

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Knockmealdown Active at www.knockmealdownactive.com

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