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West Cork Mountains Area   S Cen: Nowen Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 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 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe 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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Nowen Hill Mountain Cnoc na nAbhann A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc na nAbhann [OSI], 'hill of the rivers') Cork County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 535.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W14067 52901
Place visited by 71 members. Recently by: annem, osullivanm, simon3, ShayGlynn, frostie89, Stoneridge, tfm9, chelman7, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, eoghancarton, Fergalh, eamonoc, MichaelE, conorb
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Longitude: -9.244257, Latitude: 51.722478 , Easting: 114068, Northing: 52901 Prominence: 300.23m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 514036 552967,   GPS IDs, 6 char: NwnHl, 10 char: Nowen Hill
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Nowen Hill is the 456th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: As seen from Mullaghmesha
 
Nowen home.
Short Summary created by jackill  24 May 2012
Park at the forestry entrance W13673 54386 A, room for 2-3 cars. Walk uphill on a generally good forest road to the summit. As mentioned by thomas_g there are " you are on a farm signs" a little way along this track but they seem to point both ways , I took them to possibly refer to an access track between them , a distance of less than 100 meters. Also there is a standard Coillte rules of access sign at the start of this track so access should be fine.
the summit is a mess of bulldozed ground, portacabins and aerials. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/384/comment/5143/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View towards Drimoleague
Masts over the Mealagh
by thomas_g  10 Feb 2012
The Mealagh valley sign marks where I parked at W137 544 B (room for 6 cars), it's like the valley that time forgot and feels very isolated. There is a forest road all the way to the summit, which starts out level and gets steep at the end. The ascent doesn't offer much in the way of views, but the views to the south must be stunning on a clear day, if you can forget all the masts.
I'm wary about the access, I noticed some of the standard "you are on a farm, no un-authorised entry" signs about 1/3 the way from the car. They appear to point in both directions, so I'm a bit unsure where you can't enter, but there are possible access problems via this route.
I had intended to bag another Arderin by walking the 1.5km to Nowen SW, but the terrain looked truly horrible, tussocky grass with bog between the tussocks, I'll keep that treat for a drier day.
With this route, 5km, you'll up and down in an hour. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/384/comment/6679/
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mart on Nowen Hill, 2004
by mart  5 May 2004
There is a road leading up to the summit, which is crowned with 3 masts. The views can be very good, down to a lake just below the hill and out towards the coast of West Cork and the chain of the Caha mountains trailing off into the sunset. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/384/comment/959/
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TrebleRed on Nowen Hill, 2006
by TrebleRed  3 Jan 2006
I have walked up the track a few times now. The views are spectacular if you go on a clear day, the walk only takes about an hour and fifteen minutes allowing for a few minutes on the summit enjoying the views. I would be interested in knowing of any cross country routes to the summit if anyone knows of one. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/384/comment/2113/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Under the tree to get to the top.
 
Straight forward bag.
by TommyV  5 Jul 2019
Straight forward out and back route on a Coilte track to the masts at the top. Make sure to take the track to the left at W13586 53096 C as this is the one that leads to the summit but if you weren't aware it does look like continuing straight on is the way as the correct track had a felled tree. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/384/comment/20177/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Nowen Hill Summit
fionn on Nowen Hill, 2005
by fionn  5 Aug 2005
Photo of summit taken from track up to hill Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/384/comment/1854/
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