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natalie0208
2009-01-31 20:30:19
@ Alanstb - Walk in Kerry
Hi Alan,
do you intend to hike the "roof of Ireland"? If yes, there might be a very nice route for you and it should be easily accessible with your caravan. The horseshoe is called "Coomloughra Horseshoe" because it describes a circle around a lough with the same name. The starting point for this route is an old hydro road which starts around 1 km away from a campsite. Last year we've stayed in the Lough Acoose B&B, which is right next to the campsite, where we've also seen parked caravans. I've tried to find a website of the campsite for you, but unfortunately wasn't successful. But on the following link http://www.kerry-ireland.com/kerryway/stage2.htm you can find further information about the walk and the B&B we stayed in as well. We've decided to climb Carauntoohil as part of the Coomloughra Horseshoe after reading the advices on Mountainviews.ie and for my part I can say that this is definitely one of the best routes I've walked in Ireland so far.

Hope this helps and I hope you'll enjoy your vacation on the emerald isle.
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