The Foilakilly Loop Walk is one of 20 loop walks on West Cork’s award-winning Sheep’s Head Way
From the car park at Dún Óir, go over the timber stile, way marker Christian Cross no. 1, and follow the Mass Path way markers uphill until you reach The Mass Path junction sign/way marker no. 151.
Take the Sheep’s Head Way East Glanlough/Bantry option. Continue on along the ridge following the main Sheep’s Head Way ‘yellow man’ way markers. At way marker no. 111 you will begin to descend in a northeasterly direction until you reach way marker no. 91 at the road. Take a left turn here and continue along until you met the main public road.
Continue on along the main public road in a southwesterly direction with Bantry Bay on your right and walk back to the car park at Dún Óir.
|Download GPX files for GPS:||Foilakilly Loop Walk GPX file|
|Start/Finish:||Dún Óir Trailhead at the Dún Óir car park.|
|Distance:||9.9 km (approx)|
|Estimated Time:||3 hrs 30 mins (based on average walking speed of 3 km per hour)|
|Arrows:||Green arrows and follow the Mass Path way markers (Christian Cross symbol) until way marker no. 151 & then the main Sheep's Head Way yellow walking man way markers.|
|Metres Climbed/ Ascent:||400 metres|
|Maximum Height:||270 metres|
|Minimum Gear:||Walking boots, rain gear, fluid, and a mobile phone.|
|Download File for 3D View on Google Earth:||Foilakilly Loop Walk KMZ file|