The Annascaul to Camp walk starts from Camp. It is a Moderate Walk with easy Elevations. You will rise into the valley below Cathair Con Rí. As you climb, you will come to a fort where you will get a spectacular view of Tralee Bay and even see Ballybunion in the distance
You will descend towards the Emlagh River which runs along the river bed fault line. This was created over 390 million years ago. South west of here on the left is Emlagh Hill . In the 1920’s a fire raged on it’s slopes for six weeks and destroyed the fragile soil and shattered the rock. It still seems like little recovery has been made since
Cross the road at the next junction and follow a rough track ascending slightly and once you crest the hill, facing west, a panoramic view opens up to Castlemaine harbour, Inch strand and the Iveragh Peninsula (Leithinis Uibh Ráthaigh) are visible. Inch (Inse) is rich in historical artefacts and a botanists dream-scenes They filmed Playboy of the Western World and Ryan’s Daughter here. Hiking west brings you inland with amazing views spreading before you and giving you a glimpse of Anascaul lake (loch Abhainn an Scáil). A long ‘Roman’ road leads you down to the quaint village of Anascaul (Abhainn an Seil)
Material for this article is taken from the Dingle Way. There are better images here
Aido’s Annascaul Cafe and Pottery – check out our menu and our social media channels
When you get to Annascaul make sure you drop by for some great homemade food. In additional book a sandwich or packed lunch for the next day. Aido’s Annascaul cafe and Pottery offer great breakfast where we cater for vegetarians and meat lovers alike. We always have great pottery made in house. Additionally we always have a new art exhibition. We alwasy ask local artists to show their work . Feel free to contact us on 0868035464 if you have dietary requiremenst on 086 803 5464 or at this link for more info .
If you need more information about Aido’s Annascaul Cafe and Pottery feel free to check us out on Instagram . Aditionally you can find us on and Facebook @annascaulcafe. Check out this link for our current menu in Annascaul. . The cafe offers great breakfast and lunches if you are ever visiting Inch or coming to Annascaul for a walk .
This is Tom Crean Country and Annascaul Cafe is a great place to stop at if you wish to have food. ” Aido’s ” Annascaul Cafe and Pottery offer breakfast and lunch. In additional it offers great vegetarian options including shitake mushorrom burritio and vegetarain curries. The cafe provides lovely beef stews. In addition it offers very tasy and wholesome mushroom and tomato soups and savoury scones. Home made toasties are always available.
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