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Sheeps Head - Peakeen Ridge Walk

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Linear
Trail Quality: ***
County: Cork
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Link to NWMW
Length (Kms): 6.00
Climb (m): 258
Estimated time: 2hr 30min
Start point: The Alice West Centre
Start point grid ref: V 783 361
End point: Car Park at the top of The Goat’s Path
End point grid ref: V 815 395
Nearest town to start: Kilcrohane
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 88
Dogs Allowed: No
Facilities: At Start: In car park at top of pass At End: Space for a few cars at the Black Gate
Public transport: N/A
Map guide available: N/A


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Description of Trail

This linear walk takes you along the Peakeen Ridge over Caher Mountain between the top of the Goat's Path road and the townland of Letter West. The route provides stunning views over both coastlines of the Sheep's Head Peninsula. This walk rises to 328 metres and includes some steep climbs and descents.

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Trail management organisation contact details

South West Tourism, Áras Fáilte, Grand Parade, Co.Cork Tel: 021-4255100 Email:info@corkkerry.ie Web: www.corkkerry.ie/walking

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