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Cloghane to Castlegregory

Hiking trail · Ireland
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Map / Cloghane to Castlegregory
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This, the longest walk of the Dingle Way, is somewhat of a reward after a strenuous previous section. Enjoy walking along Ireland's longest beach for a large part of your journey into Castlegregory. 

 

moderate
26.9 km
6:30 h
41 m
52 m

Impressive glacial valley views stretch ahead as you stride out of Cloghane. Although the longest stage, you can look forward to extended flat beach walking along the shores of Brandon and Tralee Bays, an absolute joy! The Dingle Way spans the length of Ireland’s longest beach, Fermoyle Strand, a seemingly endless string of thundering waves crashing onto a fantastic 11km of golden sand and dunes.

Reaching the head of the strand, the trail curves around Scraggane Bay to the north before returning down the eastern side of the loop and along the road to Castlegregory.

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Author
Callum Broad
Updated: July 24, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
42 m
Lowest point
-1 m
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This route is used in the following itineries:

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Start

Cloghane (10 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
52.234066, -10.182693
UTM
29U 419233 5787731

Destination

Castlegregory

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.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
26.9 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
41 m
Descent
52 m
In and out Healthy climate

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