Fastnet Trails - Butter Road Walk

County Cork
Grade Moderate
Length 10 km
Time 2.8 hours
Format Linear
Ascent 337 m
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Amber arrow
Start Point
Beside Ballydehob Hall
Finish Point
Corner of East End Car Park
Nearest Town to Start Ballydehob
Grid Ref. V 989 353 / V 929 315
Lat. and Long. 51.526364, -9.542983 / 51.561769, -9.457873

This trail walk follows quiet country road with a section on the old 17th century green Bridle or Butter Road stretching from Kilbronogue to near Schull and passing several points of interest with great views of Schull Harabour, Long Island and Mount Gabriel.

Trail Management


Car parking, shops, restaurants, cafes

Please keep dogs on leash

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 88
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Bus from Cork City

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