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Mizen/Sheeps Head Area , S: Knockomagh Subarea
Feature count in area: 19, all in Cork, OSI/LPS Maps: 84, 85, 88, 89
Highest Place: Mount Gabriel 407m

Starting Places (14) in area Mizen/Sheeps Head:
Ahakista Pier, Brow Head Watch Tower, Cahergal, Carr Clós Dún Óir, Coosacuslaun Bay, Derrylahard East, Durrus Village, Kilcrohane, Letter Cillin CP, Mount Corrin Road, Mount Gabriel Road, Sheeps Head Turning Point, Sherkin Island Pier, Sui Finn Car Park

Summits & other features in area Mizen/Sheeps Head:
NE: Mizen NE: Derrylahard East 301m, Knockaughna 268m, Mount Corrin 284m, Mount Gabriel 407m, Mount Kid 296.1m
NW: Sheeps Head: Ballyroon Mountain 239m, Caher Mountain 338m, Fahane 233m, Gouladane 303m, Seefin 345m
S: Cape Clear: Cnoicín an tSeabhaic (Clear Island) 160m
S: Knockomagh: Knockomagh 197m
S: Sherkin: Slievemore (Sherkin Island) 101m
SW: Mizen SW: Brow Head 108m, Knockaphuca 237m, Knockatassonig 207m, Knocknamaddree 313m, Lackenakea 164m, Mizen Peak 232m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockomagh, 197m Hill
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, Cork County in Munster province, in Binnion Lists, Knockomagh is the 1405th highest place in Ireland. Knockomagh is the most easterly summit in the Mizen/Sheeps Head area.
Grid Reference W08827 29238, OS 1:50k mapsheet 89
Place visited by: 56 members, recently by: jlk, garrettd, DeirdreM, jackos, Taisce, chelman7, Kirsty, Tomaquinas, eamonoc, nickywood, Jimbo70, Cathal-Kelly, Cobhclimber, learykid, Lauranna
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -9.31392, Latitude: 51.509033, Easting: 108827, Northing: 29238, Prominence: 172m,  Isolation: 3.1km, Has trig pillar
ITM: 508796 529309
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and siltstone, (Castlehaven Formation)
Notes on name: Has been called Ballyoughtera.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckmg, 10 char: Knockomagh

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Summary for Knockomagh : A little hill with massive views
Summary created by Geo 2015-05-09 20:24:59
Start from junction at A (W09321 28949) where there is limited parking for a small number of cars. You can go North into the forest from here and follow the paths and steps up to the top, or walk SW along the roadway about 100m and then up to the right into the forest from here.
It's approximately an hour in total up and down.
The steps can be a litlle slippy after rain, but the forest is a lovely enchanted place with mossy tree trunks and if you go in spring loads of flowers, bluebells and the like. No navigational difficulties and if you get a clear day you will have super opportunities from the top for photo's or simply great views over Lough Hyne, and the surrounding coastal areas.
Don't miss it if you are in the area.
Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1039/comment/5798/
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Picture: Bluebells in Knockomagh Woods
Bluebells and birdsong
by acorn 7 May 2013
A very easy "climb" along trails and steps from Lough Hyne car park close to Baltimore. Lovely mixed forestry and lots of bluebells, violets, celandine in full bloom. Great view of Lough Hyne and surrounds from the top but also from view points on the way up which makes it an interesting ascent. Ideal for a family outing. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1039/comment/14987/
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Knockomenagh.... A nice summers walk
by sbender 15 Jan 2012
We 'climbed' this hill in June 2011. It's a very pleasant walk along paths and man made steps. This makes it very accessable.
From its summit the view is amazing... A fantastic panorama!
You can start the walk up from the knockomagh wood entrance (sign present), which is found across the road from the Lough Hyne shore, plenty of parking spaces available. You can go up and down or do a loop walk. It would even be ok with fit children.
The wood itself is special, because it has a large variety of broadleaf trees as well as coniferous species.
I would recommend googeling it to find out more details. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1039/comment/6655/
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Picture: Knockomagh Wood
A lovely hidden gem.
by TommyV 2 Nov 2018
There is room for a number of cars to park near the lake as mentioned by Geo with an obvious trail that can be followed directly to the summit of the hill through the Knockomagh Wood nature reserve.. Great views out over Lough Hyne, a sea-water lake and Ireland's first marine nature reserve. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1039/comment/20157/
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