Members Next Walk

1st August 2021.

Ballydavid Head.

Meeting Point;    Feohanagh School at 10:30

Area:        Ballydavid.

Length:      5.7 miles,  9.2 KM.

Time;         4 hours 45 minutes.

Maximum elevation;        812 ft.  247 M.

Grade;        Moderate.

Terrain;        Costal and cliff path with some drops into the sea.

We first park cars near Brandon Creek for the return journey, then  drive to the starting point,  Feohanagh school.

We have a short walk along the road before reaching the coastal path which takes us all around Ballydavid Head.  The highest piont  is crowned by a Napoleonic lookout tower which affords commanding views all around.  The we follow the cliff path North West which first descends and then rises again to the day’s second high point Beenmore.  We descend again and walk toward Mount Brandon which looms up in the distance before finishing near Brandon Creek.




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Participents in these activities ahould be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their actions and involvement.