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Dingle Way Rucksack Readers Walking Guidebook

Dingle Way Rucksack Readers Walking Guidebook

by: Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry
The Dingle Way runs for 114 miles (183 km) around the beautiful Dingle Peninsula, through some of the finest scenery in Ireland's southwest. It starts and finishes in Tralee, accessible by train or bus from Dublin and from Kerry Airport. The complete walk takes most people eight days, but it can easily be shortened.

The Dingle Way follows country lanes, quiet roads, and cliff-top paths, punctuated by long stretches of glorious beach walking with spectacular seascapes and mountain views. The peninsula is rich in wildlife, archaeology, and charming Irish pubs.

This third edition guidebook was fully revised in 2019, It is in the pocket-friendly format unique to Rucksack Readers with large-scale mapping showing several route alterations, remeasured distances, additional Gaelic placenames, many factual updates and 20 fresh photographs. The book describes the journey in 8, day stage chapters with summaries of distance, terrain and where to find food and drink. The stages are:

Tralee to Camp - 11.4 miles
Camp to Annascaul - 9.8 miles
Annascaul to Dingle - 14 miles
Dingle to Dunquin - 13.9 miles
Dunquin to Feohanagh - 14.4 miles
Feohanagh to Cloghane - 16 miles
Cloghane to Castlegregory - 16.4 miles
Castlegregory to Tralee - 18.2 miles

This guidebook contains all you need to plan and enjoy the Dingle Way:
concise background on pre-history, heritage, and wildlife
information about climbing Mount Eagle and Mount Brandon
special feature on the Blasket Islands
planning information for travel by car, train, bus, or plane
detailed mapping of the Dingle Way throughout at 1:55,000 scale
in full colour, with 75 photographs
on rainproof paper throughout.

ISBN 9781898481898 Pages 72 (2019) 130mm x 220mm

Price: 12.99