The Great Annascaul Walk on 30th April

The routes have been confirmed for the Great Annascaul Walk on 30th April.

Route A:

Leaving Annascaul GAA pitch by road to Coumduff village and on to Annascaul Lake (4km on road). Passing the Mass rock on the Maca na mBó track and onto Beenoskee (826m). South to the (locally named) giants grave on Ballinahunt mountain and onto (locally named) Cuchullain’s house. Descend onto Ballinahunt road (12km on mountain) and back to Annascaul GAA pitch. (4km on road) (Total 20km. 7hours) This is a Grade A walk, suitable for experienced walkers, and over 18s only. It will be guided by members of Annascaul Walks. All walkers must wear appropriate hiking boots (not trainers/runners) and must carry rain gear. Walkers are also encouraged to carry enough food and water to cover the duration of the walk.

Route B:

Following the famous Dingle Way from Camp Village to Annascaul. This route is 17km, with an ascent of 270m and should take 6.5 hours. This walk can be considered suitable for all the family. The route will commence at the Old School Camp can conclude in Annascaul Village. Walkers are advised to wear suitable footwear (trainers will be acceptable), carry rain gear and bring enough food and water for the duration of the walk.

Registration for both walks will take place at Annascaul GAA Pitch from 8am. Route B walkers will be transported to Camp to commence their walk. Route A entry fee is €30. Registration for route B is €20 for adults, €10 for children and €50 for a family.

Strictly No dogs allowed on either walk.

Both walks will be followed by refreshments in Hanafins Bar, Annascaul Village.