Sheep’s Head Way section 2 offers you a beautiful ridge walk with views to both sides over Bantry Bay and the lush valley of Coomkeen.
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At the top of the ridge, a track turns off from the road. Along this section are several cairns constructed when the first Ordnance Survey maps were being drawn in the early nineteenth century.
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If you want to visit the prehistoric hut site, follow the fence to the right before crossing the stile. The site can also be seen below markers 40-41 as you walk.
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At marker 48, the path crosses a track that connects Clashadoo and Rooska. It then skirts around a sea of rushes before climbing again.
Between markers 60 and 61, you’ll pass an Ordnance Survey ‘trig point’ or ‘triangulation point’. This concrete pillar marks the hill’s high point at 224 metres.
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The path crosses road at marker 66.
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Sheep’s Head Way section 2 of the walk ends at the parking area in Glanlough. To start the next section, turn right, down the road, and take the next left.