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Lonehort Loops - Beara Way


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Cork
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Link to NWMW
Length (Kms): 1.6
Climb (m): 0
Estimated time: 30min

Waymarking

Brown finger signs

Description of Trail

This walk follows grassy tracks around the eastern tip of Bere Island, taking in the site of a British coastal fortification with a massive moat and two 6 inch barrelled guns. There are lovely views of the mountains and coastlines of the Beara and Sheep's Head Peninsulas.

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Comments

Some work is required on this trails as there are a number of surface issues and waymarking is confusing in places. Along the route there is no clear way to distinguish between the Lonehort Heritage Trail and the Fort Loop Walk so please be aware of this. Having said that, the views and beach near Lonehort Point, as well as several interesting information panels, make this a pleasant and interesting walk.

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