Bantry Blueway - Green Trail

County Cork
Grade Beginner
Length 0.8 km
Time 60 mins
Format Linear
Start Point
Abbey Point Slipway
Finish Point
Abbey Point Slipway
Nearest Town to Start Bantry
Grid Ref. V 982 483
Lat. and Long. 51.678516, -9.472751

This is a short return trail between Abbey Slipway and Railway Pier. Beware of Ferries operating from Bantry Pier.

Maps and other information

Trail Management



Car parking, accommodation, shops, restaurants, cafes

Abbey Point Slipway to Railway Pier Return
Canoeing & Kayaking is an
adventure sport. When you
go canoeing follow the five
points below to stay safe:Planning - Plan your trip well
in advance by consulting
with the Blueway website
and local providers.Experience - Ensure the Blueway
is a suitable match for your
group's experience. Water
can be dangerous, if you are
inexperienced use a local guide
and seek formal training.Conditions - Consult the
weather forecast and tide
tables in advance of your
trip and if unguided only go
out in favourable conditions,
clear days with low wind.Equipment - Always wear
an approved buoyancy
aid. Ensure your boat has
adequate buoyancy. Bring
suitable clothing, such as
a wetsuit and equipment to
deal with an emergency.Emergencies - In the event of
capsize, stay with your craft,
be ready and equipped to
help one another. Always bring
some form of communication
with you, ie mobile phone -
VHF. Ensure your group has
a towing system in place. For further information, visit the Bantry Bay Port Company website or the below Map Booklet

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 85

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