This route is for our 12 Day/11 Night itinerary, bypassing the spur to Cahersiveen. Please use this in place of routes "Foilmore to Cahersiveen" and "Cahersiveen to Waterville".
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.
This route is used in the following itineraries: