Glanrastel River Valley

German, Dutch and English Guided Walk

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Glanrastel River Valley

45.00

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Waterfalls and meandering river, steep valley sides surround, Fulacht Fia’s Famine villages, abandoned Lazy beds, impressive rock formations, amazing views, Pluais Na Scriobh rock art.

The Glanrastel walk starts at Stephen O’Sullivans farm, with it’s Ancient Rock cattle shelter and views up and down the first waterfalls of Glanrastel River. On the way in we pass a Fulacht Fia cooking site and carry on to the first of two Famine times settlements. From there we move to a very impressive rock barrier and continue on to cross the river at a shallow ford. Uphill now with beautiful views further down Glanrastel valley to county Cork, and back over Kenmare Bay.we stop to visit Pluais Na Scriobh Rock inscriptions, a very special site, then on to Glanrastel Lake and back via the second Famine settlement, cross the river again, and take the cars to Pedals and Boots for some refreshments and after walk talk.

GUIDEJan van Soest
LOCATIONOutside Lauragh, Beara
MEETING POINTLauragh church, Beara
GRADE, DURATION & DISTANCEGrade 2, 5 hours, 8km, 350m
MEETING TIMEPlease arrive by 09.45 AM for a prompt departure at 10.00 AM.
WHAT TO BRINGRucksack, enough water and drinks, Packed lunch, extra fleece, Rain gear, Walking Poles
WHAT TO WEAROutdoor clothing, walking boots, Gaiters(Gamaschen)
INCLUDED
Professional walking GuideTransportation to starting point
NOT INCLUDED
DrinksPacked lunch
Dogs
Not Allowed

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Additional information

Duration

5 hrs

Location

Beara

Grade

2

Dogs

No

Destination

Kerry

Walk Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
Rated 5 out of 5
August 22, 2016

I had a wonderful time during the trip. The guide was informative, friendly and attentive to our entire group! I definitely plan to be a returning customer and recommend this to my friends and family!

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