Knockmealdowns Trails - Sheep Hill Loop

County Tipperary
Grade Moderate
Length 7.8 km
Time 3 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 230 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Green arrow on white background
Start Point
Ballyporeen Parochial Hall
Finish Point
Ballyporeen Parochial Hall
Nearest Town to Start Ballyporeen
Grid Ref. R 93253 13125
Lat. and Long. 52.2701, -8.09956

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.

Maps and other information

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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