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Walks in East Cork

Name: Curragh Wood
Type: Forest Walk
Length: 5Km
Directions: Currach Wood is about 5 km north of Middleton on R626 to Rathcormack. Turn left for 1.5 km.
Closest Town: Lisgoold
Further Information: Currach Wood is about 5 km north of Middleton on R626 to Rathcormack. Turn left for 1.5 km. Click here

Name: Ballyannon Wood
Type: Woodland Walk
Length: 3km
Directions: This wood is accessed from Midleton by following the road under the N25 at Oatencake.
Closest Town: Midleton

Name: Glenbower Wood
Type: Forest Walk
Length: Approx 2Km
Directions: Access to the trail is from within the village of Killeagh.
Closest Town: Killeagh
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Name: Youghal Slí na Sláinte
Type: Urban Walk
Length:
Directions:
Closest Town: Youghal
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Name: Youghal Beach Walk
Type: Beach Walk
Length: 2.5Km
Directions: Begin at Youghal town and go in a southerly direction.
Closest Town: Youghal
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Name: Shanagarry Beach Walk
Type: Beach Walk
Length: 6Km
Directions: Access to beach is from car park at coastal end of Shanagarry village
Closest Town: Shanagarry
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Name: Ballycotton Cliff Walk
Type: Coastal Cliff Walk
Length: approx.4Km
Directions:
Closest Town: Ballycotton
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Name: Rostellan Wood
Type: Forest Walk
Length: 2Km
Directions: On the Midleton to Whitegate road take a right at Rostellan village and travel on road for approx 1Km where car park is located.
Closest Town: Whitegate
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Name: Marlogue Wood
Type: Forest Walk
Length: 1.2 Km
Directions: After passing the post office at Ballymore on Great Isalnd take the next right hand turn . Follow this road until you meet the car park at the forest.
Closest Town: Cobh
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Name: Fota Wildlife Park
Type: Parklands
Length: various
Directions: take the N25 east from Cork. Take Cobh exit( R22). The entrance to park is just before Belvelly brdge.
Closest Town: Cobh
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Name: Passage West - Rochestown
Type: Coastal
Length: 3.5Km
Directions: Begin near school in Passage west
Closest Town: Passage West
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Name: Mahon Shore Walk
Type: Marina Walk
Length:
Directions: Begin in Blackrock village
Closest Town: Blackrock
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Name: Knocknaheny Slí na Sláinte
Type: urban
Length: 3Km
Directions: Route begins outside Super Value on the Harbour View Rd.
Closest Town: Knocknaheny
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Name: Curragheen River Walk
Type: River Walk
Length: approx. 2Km
Directions: This walk begins beside County Buildings beside river.
Closest Town: Cork City
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Name: Ballincollig Regional Park
Type: Parklands
Length: various
Directions: Ballincollig Regional Park is located six miles from Cork
city just north of the N22 Cork-Killarney Road. Comingfrom Cork city, in Ballincollig, turn right after Healy`s Bar, going through the pillars to the Gunpowder Mills (this is the eastern side of the park).
Closest Town: Ballincollig
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Name: Farran Forest Park
Type: Forest Walks
Length: various
Directions: From Cork travel on the N22 west for 14km, at Srelane cross take a right, travel 6km to forest park entrance on the right. From Macroom travel east on the N22 for 6 km, take a left and travel 10 km to Rooves bridge, take a right and travel 4 km to park entrance on the left.
Closest Town: Coachford
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Name: Monkstown, Rigaskidddy and Little Island Slí na Sláinte
Type: Slí na Sláinte routes
Length: 4Km, 3km, 2.4Km
Directions: irishheart website
Closest Town:
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Name: Curraghbinny Wood
Type: Forest Walk
Length: approx.5Km
Directions: From Cork City take N28 and link with R611 before Carrigaline at roundabout. Travel into Carrigaline and exit to the left at the Roman Catholic church – R613. Travel for 3.7 km and exit to right, continue along the road for 3.5 km which will lead you into the wood car park.
Closest Town: Carrigaline
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Name: Carrigaline - Crosshahaven Walk
Type: Estuary Walk
Length: 6Km
Directions: This walk begins just outside Carigaline beside the Crosshahaven road.
Closest Town: Carrigaline/Crosshaven
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