Ballyscanlan Hill 132m hill, South Midlands Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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South Midlands Area
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
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Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

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Ballyscanlan Hill Hill Waterford County, in Local/Historical/Cultural List

Height: 132m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 76 Grid Reference: S54629 02677
Place visited by 11 members. Recently by: Fergalh, thomas_g, conormcbandon, geohappy, Glanman2, jackill, eamonoc, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, sandman, Pepe
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Longitude: -7.202234, Latitude: 52.173706 , Easting: 254629, Northing: 102677 Prominence: 72m,  Isolation: 2.8km
ITM: 654566 602732,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlysHl, 10 char: BlyscnlHil


Ballyscanlan Hill is the 1480th highest place in Ireland. Ballyscanlan Hill is the most southerly summit in the South Midlands area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ballyscanlan Hill in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Clearing close to Summit.
 
The Copper Coast.
by sandman  2 Sep 2015
Parking beside forest entrance S5437702608 A walk in track keeping left at waterworks and after app 40m at S5459602442 B turn left uphill over a faint track which will bring you to the clearing shown in photo, the location of some late night raves. The summit is further on in the heavy foliage. I visited various spots just to be on the safe side, hopefully in the near future the experts with the proper equipment will verify same. Although this area has numerous walking trails the summit in its present state is not visitor friendly . Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1494/comment/18281/
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A pleasant road walk with one good view - and then no view at all
by Pepe  11 Jul 2015
Parked the car at the Fenor Bog carpark and walked up a quiet winding road to the lesser of the two Ballyscanlan Hills - the one with the cross on it which can be seen from miles around. Here the views are excellent. Access to the cross is over some agricultural land but there isn't any obvious door to knock on to ask permission. The walk from road to cross is short, perhaps five minutes. After that, we returned to the road and continued uphill, taking the right-hand fork up to the taller of the two hills (the left-hand route will take you down by Ballyscanlan Lake). Turn right at the waterworks. There is a path here that leads down to Carrickavantry Reservoir. The trick here is to turn left into the trees and make your way to the highest point, which is not difficult to get to. However there are zero views because of tree growth! Return downhill to Fenor - the entire walk comes to maybe four miles, most of it on roads though traffic is minimal - and treat yourself to refreshments in Mother McHugh's, the only pub in Fenor and one of the best in the south-east. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1494/comment/18182/
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This hill had a haircut recently
by Pepe  8 Sep 2018
Much tree felling has taken place this summer on Ballyscanlon Hill. It now looks as if there might even be a new experience up there: ie a view from the top! Saw it from a few miles distant and unfortunately hadn't time to take a photo, but it looks totally different now and much of it is minus the surfeit of trees mentioned in the other two comments. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1494/comment/20060/
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