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Bray Head Hill Ceann Bhreagha A name in Irish
(Ir. Ceann Bhreagha [logainm.ie], 'head(-land) of Breagha') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 239m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V33420 73715 This summit has been logged as climbed by 43 members. Recently by: Wildcat, JohnAshton, liz50, Wilderness, tsheehy, fingalscave, Philewis, bossyboots, trekker, markmjcampion, seanachai, ahendroff, p_treanor, chalky, inigoalana
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.42046, Latitude: 51.89123 , Easting: 33420, Northing: 73715 Prominence: 204m,   Isolation: 6km
ITM: 433406 573776,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BryHd, 10 char: Bray Head
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

The name is of the same origin as Bray and Bray Head in Co. Wicklow.   Bray Head is the 1300th highest summit in Ireland.

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Coastal Cowtown .. by group   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bray Head in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking back from near the summit
 
Mooooo!
by Peter Walker  17 Jul 2010
For those who prefer an alternative to the five euros and tourists associated with Geokaun, Bray Head (summit seemingly named Foiltagarriff on OSI Sheet 78) provides a jaunt equal in scenery but considerably superior in terms of quietness. Starting from Mr Bloke's point B the track leads easily and obviously up to the signal tower from where a right turn leads up an easy slope along the edge of the cliffs (assorted faint paths) to the top. No cows in-situ when I was there (plenty on the way up though, so I'd echo the point about comfort in the company of cattle being required) but nor was there mist: therefore I can confidently state that there's some excellent cliff scenery here.

It's easy enough to cut the corner back to the track on the return by heading ESE from the summit: the route of descent is arrayed before you. Easier to avoid the cows that way too. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1010/comment/5954/
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The cow marks the summit .. by three5four0   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
Parked the car at the Skellig Heritage centre (V3 .. by dbloke   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
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