Knockalough - Red Hugh loop

Walking
County Tipperary
Grade Easy
Length 4 km
Time 1.5 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 180 m
Dogs Allowed No
Start Point
Knockalough forestry entrance
Finish Point
Knockalough forestry entrance
Nearest Town to Start Upperchurch
Lat. and Long. 52.68847, -8.01685

This walk on forestry roads, farm land and minor roadways crosses Knockmehill, with a short stretch along by the Owenbeg River before it climbs and loops around the lower slopes of Knockalough. The route explores an area linked with Red Hugh O’Donnell, last Chieftain of Tir Conaill.

Facilities

Thurles

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 66

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