Ballyhoura - Glounreagh Loop

County Limerick
1 review
Grade Moderate
Length 6 km
Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 128 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Red arrows on yellow background
Start Point
Kings Yard Trailhead
Finish Point
Kings Yard Trailhead
Nearest Town to Start Kilbehenny (6 km)
Grid Ref. R 875 200
Lat. and Long. 52.3311417, -8.1852653

This trail follows farm track on open hillside and forest road up one side of the Glounreagh River Valley, crossing the river by a footbridge and returning along the other side, with views of the river in the valley below for most of the walk as well as spectacular vistas of the surrounding countryside.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

Ballyhoura Heritage and Environment CLG, Main St., Kilfinane, Co. Limerick. Tel: 063-91300 E-mail:


In Kilbehenny: Parking, toilets (at community centre) and small shop
At trailhead: Small shop, toilets/shower, parking and camping

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 74
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Bus to Mitchelstown - taxi


John Leahy from Limerick

Lovely to walk in this elevated area . Super views and the upper portion of this loop walk is highly recommended.

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