20 accessible walks covering Kerry's spectacular scenery. Walks around Kenmare, Killarney, Dingle, Iveragh Peninsula and North Kerry. Illustrated with the author's drawings. Completely updated and revised.
The perfect walking guide to the wilderness and beauty of Kerry. Discover the landscape and wildlife of Ireland’s most beautiful county with walking enthusiast and expert naturalist Kevin Corcoran. These twenty walks explore heathland and bog, Ireland’s highest mountains, coastal peninsulas, beaches, islands, forests, rivers, lakes.
The walks: Lough Acoose, Bray Head, Lough Currane, Derrynane, Rossbeigh, Anascaul, Ballydavid, Great Blasket Island, Mount Eagle, The Magharees, Kenmare Uplands, Barraboy Ridge.
Killarney walks: Muckross, The Paps, Mangerton, Torc Mountain, Knockreer, Old Kenmare Road, Crohane, Tomies Wood.
'Nothing short of superb ... deserves pride of place in the backpack of all those who enjoy the great outdoors’'
'A must for any walking enthusiast’s bookshelves'
'If you have a wandering pair of legs, don’t neglect to pack a Corcoran'
'Liberally illustrated with maps, scenery and wildlife drawn by the author ... includes some fine walks ... clear and concise style ... the illustrations are well executed.'
'West Cork Walks, West of Ireland Walks and Kerry Walks all combine beautiful prose, genuinely captivating insights, and thoroughly reliable facts about the terrain and route of each walk ... O’Brien Press has shown ... laudable interest in walking, most
‘Nothing short of superb’
'This is an attractive book which is just small enough to fit into an anorak pocket ... Corcoran clearly has a love of this area and an intimate knowledge of the terrain, both of which come across in his descriptions of routes.'
'Expert naturalist, Kevin Corcoran, includes beautiful illustrations of the flora and fauna that will catch your attention as you set out ... With over 20 walks included in the book there is something to suit everyone.'
'easy to read'
'intriguing and useful'
'immensely practical for walkers'
'excellent ... Straightforward'
the magic of this book is in Corcoran’s loving descriptions (and illustrations) of the local flora and fauna as he guides you along the various ways … Corcoran’s book contains such history without ever losing sight of the practicalities of the walks, with each route featuring a detailed description (including length, time, terrain and when to walk) before outlining the walk in stages offering, where possible