Knockmealdown Trails - Knockmealdown Trail

County Tipperary
Grade Strenuous
Length 30 km
Time 15 hours
Format Linear
Ascent 700 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Red arrow on white background
Start Point
Kilcaroon bridge
Finish Point
Nearest Town to Start Newcastle
Grid Ref. R 951 129 / S 130 134
Lat. and Long. 52.269287, -8.071063 / 52.272038, -7.810088

The Knockmealdown Trails take you on gravelled access roads, old paths and minor tarred roads/boreens, mainly through Coillte forest on the scenic northern slopes of the Knockmealdown Mountains, an area steeped in historical, cultural and ecological interest with attractive vistas across the rich agricultural lowlands to mountains beyond.

Trail Management

Knockmealdown Active at


Car parking, shops, public houses, accommodation, restaurants

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 74
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Local bus services to Newcastle, Goatenbridge, Clogheen and Ballyporeen

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