Valentia Island, Head to Toe Walking Route, Kerry – Wild Atlantic Way

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Kerry
  • DistanceInstructions
Label
  • Distance25.10 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude2 m
  • Peak256 m
  • Climb617 m
  • Descent657 m

The Valentia Island Head to Toe walk is a moderate to strenuous but extremely rewarding 18km (5 hour) walk the Ferry in Knightstown village to Bray Head, the most westerly point on Valentia Island and a signature Discovery Point on the Wild Atlantic Way. This is one of the Best Walking Routes on the Wild Atlantic Way and Co. Kerry in the south west of Ireland.  

Valentia Bray Head looking east

This 18km coastal hiking route takes in all the major points of interest and stunning scenery on Valentia Islands northern coastline including:

There are plenty of other walking routes in the area, so please find a route that is right for you or your group. Please remember that you are only as fast as the slowest member of your group!

Use our Map of Ireland and Sat Nav tool to get directions to the start point and our detailed maps and GPS on our ActiveME iPhone App and Android App to find and follow the walking route live on screen and keep on track. Remember to like us on Facebook, share your photos and follow us on Twitter. At all times, our maps and App should be used in conjunction with proper map and compass navigation techniques. You are also advised to taking into account the weather and have permission to access the lands where required. Feel free to send us your photos and add you own star rating, comments or suggestions below.

 

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The Valentia Island Head to Toe walk is a moderate to strenuous but extremely rewarding 18km (5 hour) walk the Ferry in Knightstown village to Bray Head, the most westerly point on Valentia Island and a signature Discovery Point on the Wild Atlantic Way. This is one of the Best Walking Routes on the Wild Atlantic Way and Co. Kerry in the south west of Ireland.  

Valentia Bray Head looking east

This 18km coastal hiking route takes in all the major points of interest and stunning scenery on Valentia Islands northern coastline including:

There are plenty of other walking routes in the area, so please find a route that is right for you or your group. Please remember that you are only as fast as the slowest member of your group!

Use our Map of Ireland and Sat Nav tool to get directions to the start point and our detailed maps and GPS on our ActiveME iPhone App and Android App to find and follow the walking route live on screen and keep on track. Remember to like us on Facebook, share your photos and follow us on Twitter. At all times, our maps and App should be used in conjunction with proper map and compass navigation techniques. You are also advised to taking into account the weather and have permission to access the lands where required. Feel free to send us your photos and add you own star rating, comments or suggestions below.

 

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