Walks in County Cork

Cork is a coastal county in the southwest corner of Ireland. It is one of six counties which together comprise the province of Munster. Cork shares land boundaries with four other counties – all of which are also in Munster (Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford and Kerry). The County High Point of Cork is on the 706m summit of Knockboy.

Route location map (walk start points):

The map below shows start points for published walking routes in the county (some of the marked walks start in neighbouring Kerry). Click a marker on the map for more information.

  View expanded version in Google Maps


Walking guidebooks for County Cork:

  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

  West Cork Walks

  The Mountains of Ireland

  Irish Coastal Walks

  The Irish Coast to Coast Walk


Online walking resources for County Cork:

  Irish Trails

  walkingroutes.ie

  The Sheep's Head Way