Croghan 365m hill, South Midlands Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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
Showing 3 items:
Croghan 365m, Coppanagh 365m,
Tracks:
2006, 4km
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos
(none available)
Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Our thanks for donations!

Thor's Cave and the Manifold Valley

Soum de l'Arraït, Montagne de Lège and Sommet de l'Oudérou from Binos

Hill of Allen: Pleasant and easy stroll

Largan Hill: Having it Largan

Buachaille Etive Mor (mostly)

Inishturk: A quiet place

Cuilcagh: A classy mountain

Knockastia: Most central hill in Ireland??

Meall Fuar-mhonaidh

Cupidstown Hill: One for the County High Pointers only!

The return to the Orange Tree

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions. and Privacy Policy
General information about the site is here.
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 conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
South Midlands Area
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Croghan Hill Kilkenny County, in Binnion List, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 365m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S66346 45538
Place visited by 18 members. Recently by: finkey86, Nakoz, conormcbandon, Barry28213, Pepe, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, GoldCircle, frankmc04, simon3, madfrankie, paddyhillsbagger, chalky, katekat, sandman
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.022529, Latitude: 52.557535 , Easting: 266346, Northing: 145538 Prominence: 124m,  Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 666280 645583,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg366, 10 char: Croghan
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Croghan is the 1023th highest place in Ireland. Croghan is the third highest point in county Kilkenny.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1086/
COMMENTS for Croghan 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croghan in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: View of the summit from the south.
 
Wooded summit with a few good views and large telecoms installations.
Short Summary created by simon3,  8 Sep 2014
This is a mainly wooded summit with an extensive telecoms setup at the top. There are some views. Park at the forest entrance around S6711 4589 A. The shortest way up is to walk back along the road to S 6694 4570 B where there is a steep vehicle track leading directly to the summit.
It is also possible to walk along a forest road to the summit from the forest entrance. Enter the forest and take the first turn left. This route goes round the NW ridge that extends from the summit before reaching the top. Do not attempt to take any tempting short cut through the trees because there is extensive wind damage with blown-over trees sometimes covered in brambles. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1086/comment/15330/
 
A Public Access. .. by sandman   (Show all for Croghan)
 
Nice views from Cross .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Croghan)
 
Straightforward short walk .. by katekat   (Show all for Croghan)
 
(End of comment section for Croghan.)

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. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.