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West Cork Mountains Area   W Cen: Knockbreteen Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 706m
Maximum height for area: 706 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692mCaoinkeen South-East Top 555mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 706mKnockboy North Top 649mKnockboy South Top 532mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockbreteen Hill Cork County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Massive & flaser-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 239m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W05108 58276
Place visited by 14 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Fergalh, eamonoc, Wildrover, conorb, hivisibility, mountainmike, sammullangalvin, spoodle58, chalky, Conor74, Flatout, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -9.375341, Latitude: 51.769326 , Easting: 105108, Northing: 58276 Prominence: 104m,  Isolation: 4.7km
ITM: 505078 558341,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc239, 10 char: Knckbrtn
Bedrock type: Massive & flaser-bedded sandstone, (Reenagough Member)

Knockbreteen is the 1305th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbreteen  in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Maughanasilly Stone Row and the NW slopes of Knockbreteen
 
Extensive views for little effort
by David-Guenot  23 Apr 2014
Bagged this hill on a late, sunny afternoon on 25. March 2014, after a longer walk up Killane/Baurearagh/Turner's Rock. From Kealkill, head for Macroom and take a left turn at O'Sullivan Béara Castle (worth a stop). Keep left at next crossroads and carefully follow the narrow road that winds its way up to Lough Atooreen. There is room for one car along a bend, just before you reach the crossroads N of Lough Atooreen, on a grassy lay-by to the right, leaving enough space for another car to use it as a passing place if necessary. From there, head NW and turn right at the crossroads. There is a stone row on the right (shown on OS map) which is beautifully situated, offering different views over Lough Atooreen, the steep NW slopes of Knockbreteen (see pic), Knockboy and Conigar. Not to be missed !
Then walk up the road until you see a Béara Way stile on the right. Climb stile and uphill to the right up the firebreak clearing. The going is relatively easy though a bit wet in some places. As you reach the top of the ridge, the Béara Way makes a sharp turn left. Veer right instead, keeping the fence to your right and make your choice for the top amongst the several grassy humps that lay along the fence. I chose the one that lays about 150m from the Béara Way. The views are extensive over the surrounding countryside, with Bantry Bay clearly visible to the SW, and the outlines of Knockboy and Conigar to the N.
I then crossed the fence and followed the ridge to the W, finally enjoying the views over Lough Atooreen before I made my way downhill back to the car on steep, slippery ground, veering N (facing the stone row) for the last part of the descent to avoid steeper ground. The only difficulty consisted in finding a convenient place to cross the fence and jumping down the bank onto the road, only a few tens of meters away from the car. Allow about one hour return. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1233/comment/16032/
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Blessed with rainbows ! .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Knockbreteen )
 
Easy add-on from Slí Bharra waymarked way .. by conorb   (Show all for Knockbreteen )
 
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