West Cork Walks

Title:  West Cork Walks

Author:  Kevin Corcoran

Publisher:  The O'Brien Press

ISBN:  9781847171405

First published:  1991

Latest revision:  2009

Summary:  Walking guidebook detailing ten quality routes of various grades throughout western County Cork in the southwest of Ireland.

On the back cover:  Experience the rugged wilderness of Ireland's most southerly region in the company of an expert naturalist. The walks: The Gearagh (near Macroom), Ballyvourney, Gougane Barra, Castlefreke (near Rosscarbery), Lough Hyne (near Skibbereen), Sheep's Head (near Mizen), Priest's Leap (near Glengarriff), Allihies and Bere Island. Caters for casual strollers, family groupe and serious walkers.

Content & credits:  112 pages. Words [by Kevin Corcoran]. No photographs. Sketched, black & white illustrations [by Kevin Corcoran]. Very basic, sketched, black & white route location and detail maps [by Kevin Corcoran].

Route location map (walk start points):


Other walking guidebooks for this area:

The area covered by this book is also dealt with by the following list of recommended titles.

  Ireland's County High Points - A Walking Guide

  Scenic Walks in West Cork - A Walking Guide

  Hiking in Ireland

  Walking in Ireland

  Best Irish Walks

  The Mountains of Ireland

  Irish Coastal Walks


Counties covered by this book:

This guidebook contains walking routes in the following counties.

  County Cork

  County Kerry