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Fastnet Trails - Ilen River Walk

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
County: Cork
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 8.00
Climb (m): 35
Estimated time: 2hr
Start point: Lisheen Church
Start point grid ref: W 037 313
End point: Lisheen Church
End point grid ref: W 037 313
Nearest town to start: Ballydehob
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 88
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Facilities: Parking, Shops, restaurants, cafes
Public transport: Bus from Cork City
Map guide available: N/A


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Description of Trail

This walk follows a quiet coast road carrying minimum traffic with wading birds such as Curlew and Little Egret visible on the mud flats and excellent views of the tidal Ilen River in its many phases as well as sea and islands.

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