Part of a group of 3 walks overlooking the pretty village of Tinahely the Kyle Loop is a tough walk but the rewards are plentiful. The route starts in the village and is a loop so will bring you back to the start point. You’ll trek through a variety of terrain from quiet country lanes to forests to open mountain.
Grade: Difficult, the route is marked with Purple arrows
Distance: 18 km
Estimated time: 5hrs
Total height climbed: 570m
Highest point: 420m
Terrain underfoot: Forest trail, mountain trails and country lanes.
Suitable for: Suitable for fit, experienced walkers
Notes: Parts of the route are on exposed mountain; full mountain equipment required.
How to get to start point: Tinahely Village
GPS FOR START POINT: 52.800219,-6.461863
- Bus: Bus Eireann: www.buseireann.ie