Mount Hillary - Knightfield Loop

If bringing your dogs, please clean up after them.

Walking
County Cork
Grade Easy
Length 4 km
Time 45 minutes to 1 hour
Format Loop
Ascent 130 m
Dogs Allowed Yes
Waymarking Green arrow
Start Point
Forestry entrance car park, Knightfield, northern slopes of Mount Hillary
Finish Point
Forestry entrance car park, Knightfield, northern slopes of Mount Hillary
Nearest Town to Start Banteer
Grid Ref. W 42335 97093
Lat. and Long. 52.12304, -8.84276

Follow the green arrows: This is a shortest loop on forestry roads and woodland trails at Mount Hillary with a high point of 220m. The loop brings you on an anticlockwise loop between spruce, fir and pine trees and includes a short but steep incline (130m of ascent) before turning left and looping back towards the trailhead.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

Alannah O’Callaghan (RRO) Tel: 029 60633
Out of office hours contact: Alannah O’Callaghan Tel: 086 0849 955

Facilities

Parking: At trailhead.
No services at trailhead. Public toilets at train station in Banteer.

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 80
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Bus Eireann: route 243
Irish Rail: Killarney to Banteer (daily),
Cork Kent to Banteer (daily – depending on time may have to get connection in Mallow)

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