Ballintotis Loops - Woodbine Loop

Walking
County Cork
Grade Easy
Length 5.5 km
Time 1.75 hours
Format Loop
Dogs Allowed Yes
Waymarking White arrow
Start Point
Ballintotis Church Car Park
Finish Point
Ballintotis Church Car Park
Nearest Town to Start Castlemartyr
Grid Ref. W 937 732
Lat. and Long. 51.911149, -8.092401

This trail incorporates part of the Castle Loop including its most prominent features. Additionally, it affords superb views of the surrounding countryside including the woodlands of Kilbree, Ballyoughtera and Castlemartyr. In summer the fragrance of the native Wild Woodbine can be savoured as it grows in abundance among the traditional hedgerows of the area. Part of the trail runs alongside a 16th century stone wall which enclosed the Castlemartyr Estate of Richard Boyle the First Earl of Cork and ancestor to the Earls of Shannon who resided there. The trail incorporates part of the Lake Loop on its return to the Church car park along country roads and laneways.

Facilities

All services in Castlemartyr

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 81
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Bus service to Castlemartyr 2km from trailhead

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