wicklore: Track 2529 in area near Duntryleague Hill, Ballyhoura Mountains (Ireland)
Fort of the three stones
Length: 2.1km, Creator time taken: 36m51s, Ascent: 111m, Descent: 118m
Places:Start at R78098 27763, Duntryleague Hill, end at Start Logged as completed by 1
A megalithic tomb is the highlight of this short walk. Start at the south of the hill at a little car park with room for 4 or 5 cars. A dilapidated wooden sign saying 'megalithic tomb' and a stile in the stone wall give way onto a good way marked track. Head on up to the tomb first (signposted) which is a great example of such construction. Head back slightly to take the track up to the summit which is a large overgrown cairn. You can continue east from the summit and follow the way marked track back down to a forest track. Turn right to follow the track to meet up with the way you came up earlier. 40 minutes return at a leisurely pace.
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Your time to complete will depend on your speed plus break time and your mode of transport. For walkers: Naismith's rule, an approximate though often inaccurate estimate, suggests a time of 0h 36m + time stopped for breaks
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