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Benwee Head Hill An Bhinn Bhuí A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bhinn Bhuí [GÉ], 'the yellow cliff') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Psammites with rare heavy mineral bands. Bedrock

Height: 255m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22 Grid Reference: F81565 44279 This summit has been logged as climbed by 19 members. Recently by: IainT, scapania, markmjcampion, Secret-Five, Garmin, Oileanach, ciarraioch, chalky, leader1, mickmcg, sandman, savage, carbar, FilHil, pdtempan
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.821454, Latitude: 54.333462 , Easting: 81565, Northing: 344279 Prominence: 230m,   Isolation: 4.1km
ITM: 481541 844280,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnwHd, 10 char: Benwe Head
Bedrock type: Psammites with rare heavy mineral bands., (Benmore Formation)

The environs of Benwee Head, with its cliffs, arches, stacks and islands, offers some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in Ireland, with which perhaps only SW Donegal and Co. Clare can compete. To appreciate them fully, you need to see them from the sea. Benwee Head is in the townland of Kilgalligan, which has been studied in detail in The Living Landscape: Kilgalligan, Erris, Co. Mayo by Seamas O Cathain & Patrick O'Flanagan.   An Bhinn Bhuí is the 1262th highest summit in Ireland.

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Benwee head and "eire" head .. by Kirwanjt   (Show all for An Bhinn Bhuí)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Bhinn Bhuí in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: View from Summit.
Benwee Head Loop.
by sandman  28 Apr 2014
As already stated Benwee Head has some of the most dramatic costal scenery in Ireland and with this in mind i decided to enjoy on a clear sunny day the joys of walking the 12.4km of the Benwee Head Loop Walk actually it is a little longer allowing for a visit to the army observation hut and the stone constructed EIRE marking.The trail head begins and ends in the village of Ceathru Thaidhg (F8207441993 A) and includes the harbour areas mentioned in previous comment continuing on to the summit (F8156544279 B).Fantastic views well worth the trip. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/996/comment/16044/
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