ABBEY LOOP WALK
Moderate Loop Walk • Distance: 4.3bm
Total Climb: 60m • Time: 1 to Ihr 15min
Terrain: roadside footpaths, public part?, quiet roads & riverside walh.
Description: from trailhead at Shibbereen Heritage Centre towards West Cort? Hotel on lien Street, crossing Kennedy Bridge through O’Donovan Rossa Memorial Park to Marsh Road. Through Glencurragh and Curragh Road with gradual rise to high point with panoramic view of Shibbereen and lien Estuary before descending along a quiet country road to Abbeystrowry Burial Ground, site of an old Cistercian abbey and famine burial pits. Crossing the N71 and Newbridge to riverside wall? bach towards the Heritage Centre.
ROCK LOOP WALK
Easy Loop Walk • Distance: 4.5hm
Total Climb: 30m • Time: 1 to Ihr 15min
Terrain: roadside footpaths, public roads, off road path and town streets.
Description: from trailhead at Shibbereen Heritage Centre towards Bridge Street and through the old Railway Cutting to Mardyhe. Onto the Baltimore Road and bach towards Marhet Street before rising up the Gortnaclohy Road onto Chapel Lane. Passing two old burial grounds to High Street and then off road to Windmill Roch, site of the famine memorial with view over town. Continue down to North Street past the cathedral and the courthouse to the Relief Road and bach to the Heritage Centre via Hen Street.
COMPASS LOOP WALK
Moderate Loop Walk • Distance: 5.1bm
Total Climb: 50m • Time: Ihr 15min to Ihr 30min
Terrain: roadside footpaths, quiet public roads & town streets.
Description: from trailhead at Skibbereen Heritage Centre onto Upper Bridge Street and continuing as far as St. Patrich’s Cemetery. Turning up the country road towards Compass Hill with panoramic views towards Baltimore and Lough Hyne before descending onto Baltimore Road and going bach towards the town centre along Marhet Street. Passing the Town Hall and Maid of Erin Statue through Main Street to Bridge Street past the Canon Goodman Memorial and Abbeystrewry Parish Church and bach to the Heritage Centre.
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SKIBBEREEN SLI NA SLAINTE
Easy Loop Walk • Distance: 4.7hm
Total Climb: 20m
Time: 1 to Ihr 15min
Terrain: roadside footpaths, riverside c^rr–. walh & town streets.
Caution: All walhs are on public roads or paths. All walkers are responsible for their own safety.
Please be mindful of traffic and obey the rules of the road.
CORK COUNTY COUNCIL
COMHAIHUCOKTAKCHOÊtCAl @ skibbereentidy to Skhibbereen Walks are developed by Skibbereen Tidy Towns with grant aid from Cork County Council and West Cork Development Partnership
Three interlinked loop walks around the historic market town of Skibbereen. Beginning at the Skibbereen Heritage Centre you visit the town’s
historic sites, climb the surrounding hills and are rewarded with panoramic views of the town and lien River estuary