Bru Columbanus

Annual Kenmare Walk

by Brú Columbanus | March 15th, 2012 | Posted in Events, Fundraising | No Comments


On Saturday 19th May 2012 join us in our annual Kenmare walk.

This year there are two walk options:

The Walk

Both walks will leave from the same point and return to the same point-

The trailhead at Molly Gallivan’s Tourist Centre, Bonane, Co. Kerry.


Walk Option 1

(Difficulty- Easy)

“Druids Loop”

Distance: 5km | High/Ascent: 200m/80m | Time: 1hr 30 mins- 2 hours

Terrain: Laneways, woodland tracks, cross county, hillside.

 Walk Option 2

(Difficulty- Hard)

“Cailleach Beara Loop”

Distance: 12km | High/Ascent: 390m/450 | Time: 4-5 hrs

Terrain: Laneways, woodland tracks, cross country, hillside.

(The Kenmare Walking club will be leading both walks.)

Bonane is situated on the N71- midway between the towns of Kenmare and Glengarriff road. From Kenmare, take the N71 in the direction of Glengarriff. After approximately 10km you pass through a small village of Bonane- continue for a further 2km to reach the Church in Bonane, parking is available here and we will transport our walkers to Molly Gallivans.

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