Sheep's Head - Poet's Way Loop

Walking
County Cork
5/5
2 reviews
Grade Strenuous
Length 16 km
Time 6 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 350 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Red arrow on yellow background
Start Point
Tooreen Point carpark at the tip of Sheep's Head peninsula
Finish Point
Tooreen Point carpark at the tip of Sheep's Head peninsula
Nearest Town to Start Kilcrohane
Grid Ref. / V 733 341
Lat. and Long. 51.54599, -9.82644

This loop takes you on paths, tracks and minor road through the rock and bog landscape of the Sheep's Head Peninsula, heading out across some seemingly remote country to the tip of the peninsula, with stretches on steep rocky trails past high cliffs and an abundance of spectacular coastal scenery.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

The Sheep's Head Way Committee Durrus, Bantry, Co.Cork
+353 27 61052 or +353 86 8778604

Facilities

Car park

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 88
5/5
07/29/2020

Dorothy Mills from Dublin

Amazing views, well marked, wet in areas so make sure to wear good boots
5/5
07/02/2020

Rob from Cork

I did it as a run and it is more suited to a hike, scrambling and boggy in parts. Views are amazing. It is well marked. My Garmin had it at 13km and it took 2 hours with a run/walk

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