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Woolgreen Walking Club Enjoys Hillwalking Holiday in Sneem, Ireland

Organised Group Walking Trip Knocknagantee_summit

Álaind Walking recently organized a hillwalking holiday in Sneem on the Ring of Kerry for Woolgreen Walking Club in Wexford. The group of 10 walkers enjoyed a weekend of challenging hikes through the stunning Kerry Mountains and Iveragh Peninsula.

Day 1

The Woolgreen members arrived in Sneem and checked into their ensuite rooms.

Álaind Lodges
Álaind Lodges B&B with luxury ensuite rooms.

Day 2

On the first day of the holiday, the group hiked to the tops of Knocknagantee and Knockmoyle. At 676m and 684m high respectively they both feature in the 100 Top Irish Peaks and are included in the Vandeleur Lynams. Highlights of the Kerry Mountains, they afford walkers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, lakes, and coastline.

Eagles lake to the left and Coomanassig to the right of Knocknagantee Mountain.
Woolgreen Members climbing to the top of Coomnacronia.
With panoramas like this at the top of Coomnacronia 636m, you’ll want to savour the moment.
These pater noster lakes take your breath away.
All ready for the final decent down to Michael Murphy’s yard in Glórach.

Day 3

On the second day, the group hiked up to River Hill at circa 400m from where we had spectacular views of Loch Coomeen and Loch Salach way below in the Derryleagh valley.

Today the Woolgreen Club would be walking the Sneem Mountain Lakes route, which connects Derryleagh to Derrynagree and runs across the face of the Dunkroon Mountains. This series of coom lakes scooped out by the ice-age glaciers are surrounded by sheer cliffs and beautifully wild and rugged mountains.

Leaving Derryleagh Valley behind with Beann Mountain 752m standing proud in the background.
Woolgreen Walkers high above the dark waters of the heart-shaped Lough Coomeen.

Here's What The Woolgreen Group Said

“Thank you for your leadership on the mountains. Really enjoyed the walk.”

“A super walk Fergal, thank you for guiding it. I had never walked in that area before and would love to go back.”

“Lovely day, really enjoyed it.”

“Fergal, great meeting you on Sunday for an excellently-guided walk……. we will stay with you hopefully in the near future.”

Book Your Own Walking Holiday in Sneem

Álaind Walking offers a variety of hillwalking holidays in Sneem, Ireland, to suit all levels of experience. Whether you are a seasoned hiker or new to the sport; with a club or on your own; we can help you plan the perfect walking away trip.

Why Book a Walking Holiday with Álaind Walking?

Álaind Walking is a local tour operator specializing in hillwalking holidays in Sneem, Ireland. Our guides are experienced and knowledgeable who can lead you on challenging and rewarding hikes through the stunning Kerry Mountains and Iveragh Peninsula.

We offer a variety of walking holidays to suit all levels of experience, from gentle strolls along the Kerry Way to challenging climbs of the Kerry Mountains. We also offer tailor-made holidays to meet your specific needs.

Contact us today to book your own walking holiday in Sneem, Ireland.