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Glorious 360 views

Taking this loop trail is easy to moderate and takes you to an amazing vista point where you can... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Gary E
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California, United States
Easy walk to get 360 view of lake & coast

We were staying in a house a few hundred meters from the start of the road then trail to the top of... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
David Michael S
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Makati, Philippines
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Jul 25, 2018
“Glorious 360 views”
Aug 25, 2017
“Easy walk to get 360 view of lake & coast”
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Breathtaking views of Caragh Lake, as well as Cromane, Rossbeigh and Inch in the distance, and on a windy day, it’s the best possible spot to blow away those cobwebs! If you’re walking with children, there’s also a Geocache hidden at the top – the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| 13 km south west of Killorglin overlooking Caragh Lake, Caragh Lake, Ireland
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Taking this loop trail is easy to moderate and takes you to an amazing vista point where you can view Caragh Lake and the MacGillycuddy Reeks. Fantastic!

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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We were staying in a house a few hundred meters from the start of the road then trail to the top of the hill that gives a 360 view over the lake and surrounding area. It took us about an hour to walk to the...More

Thank David Michael S
Reviewed August 1, 2017

There are alternative walks near Lough Caragh. For the energetic, one takes the climbers high up into the surrounding hills. Another takes walkers around the Lough at lower level and this still gives access to very beautiful panoramas. As an elder citizen, I took the...More

Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We were staying in the Carrig Country House and they kindly gave us a walking map for a 3 hour, 8 mile walk around the lake. No special gear needed it is pretty flat apart from one short section around the mountain. Great views. Worth...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I was so glad to finish this walk. Tough going but the views were spectacular. Very high in some places. But so picturesque. Like something out of Lord of the Rings. Proper walking gear recommended as it is very wet and marshy in some places.

Thank Angela W
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

The hiking trail itself is unremarkable, blue stone gravel with little to see around as you walk up the hill. But the view is stunning. If you have kids and you don't feel like doing the walk, drive up to the top and it's a...More

2  Thank CarterDC
Reviewed May 8, 2016

The mountain spur is short and rewarding with 360° views that include the lake and it's small islands; Seefin mountain stands sentry to the rear of the lake with the Magillycuddy Reeks, Dingle Bay and the Atlantic ocean visible behind. Short walk - excellently maintained...More

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