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Central Dingle Area   Cen: Dromavally Subarea
Place count in area: 25, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 71, 78, EW-DC, EW-DE, EW-DW 
Highest place:
Beenoskee, 826m
Maximum height for area: 826 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 491 metres,

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Knocknakilton Hill Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 423m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q63869 06213
Place visited by 30 members. Recently by: annem, Colin Murphy, maoris, chelman7, Moses, eiremoss34, Marykerry, Fergalh, thomas_g, liz50, GSheehy, David-Guenot, eamonoc, ciarraioch, madfrankie
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Longitude: -9.991413, Latitude: 52.191375 , Easting: 63869, Northing: 106213 Prominence: 79m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 463849 606267,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknk, 10 char: Kncknkltn
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

This name is not mentioned by An Seabhac in TCCD. It is unclear what the second element is.   Knocknakilton is the 839th highest place in Ireland. Knocknakilton is the most easterly summit in the Central Dingle area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknakilton  in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: View west from the track
 
Track most of the way.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  21 Mar 2024
Previously a drivable track led most of the way to this nondescript top, but this has now deteriorated and driving it is not advisable. There is parking for 1 car at the side of the road at Q63745 05109 starA. Walk up the zigzagging stony track as far as Q64232 05838 starB. From here it is only a 300m walk up a gentle slope to the highpoint. The summit is unmarked and unremarkable, but offers fine views. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/723/comment/5482/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknakilton  in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: The boggy top, middle and bottom of Knocknakilton
dbloke on Knocknakilton, 2008
by dbloke  4 Aug 2008
Whereas Cummeen is a small hill with a fantasitc view surrounded by bog, Knocknakilton (spelled with an extra 'n' on the OS map) is just bog. Recommended for peak baggers or peat boggers only. Could be included as part of a Cummeen-Knocknakilton-Dromavally horseshoe walk but it would never become a classic. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/723/comment/3256/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknakilton  in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: view from the top
 
view from the top
by lackmt  9 Aug 2012
So first thing to note about Knocknakilton is it is covered in a mist more times than not, I needed to walk it so I could figure out a route and it took a couple of attempts. I walked it by turning off at the crossroads on the N86 go up a small road to a crossroads (park up). Then take the right into the woods.

It is tricky to figure out which route. Here is what I suggest, follow the zig zag do not take the right into the woods. Take the next right. Follow that zig zag you come to a Y jct take the left. Then keep going straight up (the whole thing should not take more than an hour). If you hit the radio tower (I advise you not to get to close) you took the wrong turn.

If you keep going straight you will hit a gate that leads directly into the bog. Turn right (be careful of the ditch) and walk to the fense. Travel along that till you reach the peak. You will be surprised how quick it gets covered in a mist. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/723/comment/14748/
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