Fastnet Trails - Ilen River Walk

County Cork
Grade Easy
Length 7.2 km
Time 2 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 35 m
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Blue arrow
Start Point
Lisheen Church
Finish Point
Lisheen Church
Nearest Town to Start Ballydehob
Grid Ref. W 037 313
Lat. and Long. 51.526292, -9.387705

This walk follows a quiet coast road carrying minimum traffic with wading birds such as Curlew and Little Egret visible on the mud flats and excellent views of the tidal Ilen River in its many phases as well as sea and islands.

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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