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Cahersiveen to Waterville

Hiking route · Southwest Ireland
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This route is for our 10 Day/9 Night itinerary, including the spur to Cahersiveen. Please use this in place of route "Foilmore to Waterville".
difficult
Distance 29.4 km
8:30 h
780 m
788 m
365 m
6 m

This section takes you inland along an undulating ridge that is covered in a blanket of heather and peat. Explore remote and rugged Irish landscape at its best, with first-class walks. You’ll ascend the highest point of the Way’s coastal route, Knockavahaun, at 371m. A patchwork of forest and fields stretches out to Lough Currane. Ballinskelligs Bay and Waterville.

Charlie Chaplin and his family used to spend long holiday periods here and a bronze statue stands on the promenade at Waterville.

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Taylor St John
Update: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
365 m
Lowest point
6 m
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Tips and hints

This route is used in the following itineraries:

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Start

Cahersiveen (20 m)
Coordinates:
OSI Grid
V 47232 79532
DD
51.947423, -10.222593
DMS
51°56'50.7"N 10°13'21.3"W
UTM
29U 415971 5755896
w3w 
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Destination

Waterville

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OSI Grid
V 47232 79532
DD
51.947423, -10.222593
DMS
51°56'50.7"N 10°13'21.3"W
UTM
29U 415971 5755896
w3w 
///unilateral.premises.ranch
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
29.4 km
Duration
8:30 h
Ascent
780 m
Descent
788 m
Highest point
365 m
Lowest point
6 m

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