Scenic Walks in Killarney: A Walking Guide

October 30, 2020
Scenic Walks in Killarney: A Walking Guide

Nowhere in Ireland is there such a rich diversity of walks asKillarney. Thousands visit every year to walk in the beautifullandscape for which Killarney is renowned, and until now there hasbeen no guidebook for these walks. Jim Ryan has compiled eighteenof Killarney's most interesting low level walks, providingexcellent photographs, precise directions and the length, time andlevel of difficulty of each. Each walk has a map indicating theimportant features. Walks vary in duration from an hour to a day,from flat walking to more challenging rambles. Jim takes readersthrough the town of Killarney, out to Muckross and Torc, down toRoss Island, and on peaceful strolls in the countryside. One walkincludes a boat trip through Killarney's lakes. Woven into theroute descriptions are historical notes, anecdotes, folklore andnatural history to add to the walker's enjoyment. This is a book tobe used and reused, for the visitor to Killarney, having savouredits beauty, invariably returns.Clear concise full-colour presentation in an easy-to-use,practical formatAuthor's enthusiasm and knowledge lends authority tocommentaries and route selection.Also by Jim Ryan: Carrauntoohil & MacGillycuddy'sReeks: A Walking Guide