Drimoleague Heritage Loop Walk, West Cork, Ireland

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: January 16, 2015
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Cork
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  • Distance5.41 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude58 m
  • Peak136 m
  • Climb144 m
  • Descent144 m
A two-hour National Loop walk combining village landscape, hilltop panorama, woodland and riverbank. Starting at Drimoleague Railway Yard in Drimoleague follow the purple arrow where your walk takes you past All Saints Church, the Old Graveyard and the Famine Pit. A steep climb takes you to the Top of the Rock where the old village once stood. Here you can survey the hills to the north before descending into the River Ilen Valley for a lovely riverbank walk, which eventually brings you back to the village.
 
You can download free of charge an MP3 audio file which contains a fifteen minute radio programme about the Drimoleague Heritage Loop walk, with local heritage, folklore and things to watch out for as you walk. www.westcorkwalking.com