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Lehid Coastal Hill Leithead A name in Irish Lehid is the townland name. Galway County in Connacht Province, in no lists

Height: 53m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L57900 44700
Place visited by 2 members. Recently by: Fergalh, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -10.138843, Latitude: 53.433434 , Easting: 57900, Northing: 244700 Prominence: 45m
ITM: 457881 744723,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lehid, 10 char: Lehid

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Lehid (<i>Leithead</i>) in area Galway Coastal Hill, Ireland
Picture: wildflowers near the summit
short stroll through wonderful wildflowers
by markmjcampion  14 Nov 2020
I headed up here on a fine September day and was well rewarded for such an inconsequential bump in the landscape! There was a rich variety of wildflowers interspersed with rock and grass and the view from the top was pleasant too.
I chained the bike to a post at L58035 45344 starA (plenty of space to park on the common ground here too) and walked southwards up the side track, through a semi-erect gate and shortly after i went through a small gate to the right and the way to the top was obvious from here. How did I know the way I hear you ask? Well in attempting another route further west I was intercepted by a friendly but over-bearing farmer who took the time to walk with me down to the last mentioned was nice of him but he obviously needed to offload as I got an earful of local politics and shenanigans from him!
Up and down in 30 mins which included about 15 mins r&r. Linkback:
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