Brandon Hill Summit Walk
This trail has two trailheads: the details for the Raheendonore trailhead are given below. The alternative trailhead is at Deerpark; Grid Ref: S 703 418; Nearest Town to Start: Graiguenamanagh; Lat and Long: 52.520891, 6.994394.
This trail follows forest tracks and hillside paths and is uneven underfoot in places. It takes walkers to the summit of Brandon Hill, Kilkenny's highest point, with an unrivalled 360-degree panorama over the captivating landscape of Ireland's Ancient East and beyond, including fantastic views along the River Barrow valley with Mount Leinster and the Blackstairs to the north and Hook Lighthouse and the Saltee Islands to the south.
Kilkenny County Council - 056 7794000
In Inistioge: Car parking, shop, cafés, pubs (some serving food), accommodation, Bus Eireann bus
In Graiguenamanagh: Car parking, shops, restaurants, cafés, pubs (some serving food), accommodation, Bus Eireann bus
At both trailheads: Car parking