The 2015 Annascaul October Walking Festival will take place Friday 23rd -to Monday 26th October.
The weekend kicks off with an amazing walk by torchlight on Meelin Hill on Friday. On Saturday, there is the choice of a climb of the majestic promontory hill of Caherconree, the mountain pass of ‘Mach na Bo’ and the Connor Creanb Loop. On Sunday, the A walk is to the summit of Kerry’s Holy Mountain, Mount Brandon. There is also the option of the Camp Bog Road (Stage two of the well-trodden famed Dingle Way as well as the Rath Dubh Archaeological Loop. Finally, on Monday, there is the magnificent headland walk of Bull’s Head. In all, the festival offers 8 walks of carying grades and distances.
Annascaul is at the heart of the Dingle Peninsula and is a walkers paradise. Within a 20 minute drive of the village there are ten 750 meter with spectacular steep gorges, awesome cliff faces and wonderful scenery
Inch beach is a mere 5 minute drive, the mystical beauty of Com Dubh nestles in our mountains and the history and adventuring of Tom Crean, William Hussey and Mary O Donnell and many others seeps out of every crag, headland and ruin in our parish.
Annascaul village offers you wonderful craic and friendship in ours pubs, food-houses, B&B’s and hostels.
You can also enjoy the 14 marked local loop walks and the famed hospitality during the walking festival or at any other time during the year
For full details, see http://www.annascaulwalks.org