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.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos

Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Broaghnabinnia: Steep sided, flat topped and great views.

Cycle: Circuit of Carlingford Lough

Broaghnabinnia: Access in Black Valley to Broaghnabinnea and Stumpa Dulaigh

Broaghnabinnia: No access to Lough Reagh

Kirikee and Carriglineen, excellent viewpoints.

Knocknaveagh: Great views over Bantry

The Hill of Uisneach

Gouladane: Great views on a good day

Fahane: An easy mountain to bag

Near Glencappul Top, Mangerton (Ireland)

Camenabologue SE Top: Easier to get down from the col now

Great for kids to introduce hill walking.

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.
Knocknadobar Mountain Cnoc na dTobar A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na dTobar [OSI], 'hill of the wells') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 690m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V50648 84513
Place visited by 160 members. Recently by: Mags-Collins, breathp, Deise-Man, abcd, chelman7, obanboy, Geo, Bunsen7, Caithniadh, conormcg, learykid, eamonoc, josvanderlinden, fsvanbuuren, Grumbler
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -10.175084, Latitude: 51.993055 , Easting: 50648, Northing: 84513 Prominence: 565m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 450631 584569,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknd, 10 char: Knckndbr
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Knocknadobar is a hill of pilgrimage. The stations of the cross were erected by Canon Brosnan in 1855. One of the wells referred to in the name is St. Fursey's Well, located at the foot of the mountain, near the start of the pilgrimage route to the summit. It is visited for a cure for eye complaints. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 137-39) for details of the mountain pilgrimage.   Knocknadobar is the highest mountain in the Iveragh NW area and the 126th highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/123/
COMMENTS for Knocknadobar << Prev page 1 2 3  
Follow this place's comments
Knocknadobar is a very nice lookout point on Iver .. by HimiWack   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
Climbed on a blustery and showery August day, asc .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
Moody Kerry Captured .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknadobar in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Walking towards Cahersiveen
 
Fourth time lucky
by liz50  25 Aug 2020
Having been on the summit of Knocknadobar on 3 previous occasions without seeing more than cloud, mist and rain I got lucky on my fourth attempt with a clear bright day.. Having made a direct approach from our staycation accommodation on the southern slope of Kells mountain which was steep and over rough ground to the summit of Kells East and Kells main top passing by Glendalough lakes nestled below the spur leading to Knocknadobar. We followed the Pilgrim Path down which is marked by 14 fine white stations of the cross to the carpark at V481 830 A. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/123/comment/20867/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
COMMENTS for Knocknadobar << Prev page 1 2 3
(End of comment section for Knocknadobar.)

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. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007