Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Detail Map Features
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos
Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Autumn in Wicklow

Galtymore from the South x3

Autumn Colours

Cleat: Pink 'Skye' at morning

OpenTopoMap layer...

Slievenamon: Cloud inversion

Tonelagee Hiking

Crohan West: Sun and fog

Cuilcagh via Benbeg

Crenville: Welcome to Cruelville

Sgurr an t-Searraich: Viewed from Allt a'Chruinn path

5 Sisters of Kintail

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Iveragh NW Area
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 
Highest place:
Knocknadobar, 690m
Maximum height for area: 690 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
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
Place visited by 60 members. Recently by: Fergalh, eamonoc, jlk, hillwalker, TommyV, Caithniadh, hivisibility, omurchu, jcoshea, BleckCra, jgdarcy, peter1, GoldCircle, brenno, Wildrover
I have visited this place: 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 place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1010/
COMMENTS for Bray Head 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments
Coastal Cowtown .. by group   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
Mooooo! .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
The cow marks the summit .. by three5four0   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bray Head in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: The distant Skelligs
 
One of the best short hikes in Ireland.
by TommyV  12 Jun 2019
The route described by others is still the same and it's now way marked. Just to mention that there is now a car park which is a discovery point along the Wild Atlantic Way which is the start point and there is a two euro charge (Sorry Peter Walker) to park here but it is money well spent. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1010/comment/20546/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Parked the car at the Skellig Heritage centre (V3 .. by dbloke   (Show all for Bray Head)
 
(End of comment section for Bray Head.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 1100+ Visitors per day, 2100 Summiteers, 1300 Contributors.