Members Next Walk.

3rd March 2024.
“A” walk; Derrymore Glen.

Area;                                    Derrymore.

Meeting Point 1.                            Annascaul at 10:00

Meeting point 2.          Derrymore Beach car park at 10:30                     

Starting & finishing point;            Derrymore beach car park..

Length. . . 7.25 miles, 11.6 KM.

Maximum elevation;                        1900 ft. 580 M.

Grade;                                  Moderate.

Terrain;                                 Start on road, rough mountain track, faint path.

Time;                                    4 hours.

We meet at 10:00 in Annascaul and drive to Derrymore. Beginning on the road we walk up to the Dingle Way and continue along it in an Easterly direction for a short distance. We leave the track and head Southwards into Derrymore Glen. We continue upwards through the Glen, passing s small waterfall, a money stone and various stone structures till we arrive at the head of the Glen. There several picturesque lake situated here. Many with lovely sandy beaches. Note the well constructed dams at the outlets of several of the lakes. This was to facilitate the old watermill which we passed on entering the glen below. This is our destination and we will return to Derrymore bech the same way.

“B” walk;
Derrymore Beach to the Money Stone and return.

Length; 4.4 miles, 7 KM.
Maximum elevation; 925 ft, 280 M.
Time; 4 hours.
Grade; Moderate to difficult.
Terrain; Surfaced road, minor stony track faint mountain path.
We travel with the “A” walkers from Annascaul to Derrymore and also start at Derrymore. We walk up Derrymore Glen but just go as far as the “Money Stone” We can insert any spare cash that we have into the stone and hope for good weather. We can also pause and have our lunch at this point before returning to Derrymore.