Cosan na Naomh (Saints Road)

PLEASE NOTE: There is a temporary diversion of about 1km along the road from Leataoibh to the campsite at Gallarus. Please follow the signs indicating the detour. We apologise for any inconvenience.

County Kerry
Grade Moderate
Length 17.7 km
Time 5.5 hours
Format Linear
Ascent 400 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Yellow arrow on black background
Start Point
Ceann Tra
Finish Point
An Baile Breac
Nearest Town to Start Ceann Tra/Ventry
Grid Ref. W 382 004 / W 434 094
Lat. and Long. 52.132322, -10.3635696 / 52.2144974, -10.2925234

Cosán na Naomh is one of Ireland’s most fascinating and beautiful old pilgrimage roads. It presents no major challenge, even for the casual walker, as it only climbs one hill and otherwise weaves its way gently up and down from the beach at Ceann Trá (Ventry) to the foot of Brandon Mountain. The scenery is spectacular with a constant vista of sea or mountain and often both.

Trail Management and 066 9155143 and 086 8191942 or and 066 91501000 and 087 2518174   


At Start: Car parking in car park at beach At End: Car parking in car park at Baile Breac

Map Guides

Map Guides

Medieval Irish Pilgrim Paths No. 1 - Cosan na Naomh - The Saints' Road, Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 70

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