Skibbereen Walking Group
Rambling and Hillwalking in Beautiful West Cork

Hill Walks, Intermediate & Road Walks     
Different Levels of Ability


New Members Welcome any Time!
Try 3 "taster" Road  Walks before you become a Member.

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Hill Walk 18th Feb​ 

April  22nd
Easy Walk: Lowertown
This leisurely walk on quiet country roads is a scenic loop starting and ending at Lowertown Church and will take about 2 hours at a gentle pace. The basic loop is 6km with two optional short cuts available; there is also an optional extension of about 1-2km along the shore of Crewe Bay for the enthusiasts who would like to see the bird life on the estuary at low tide. Total ascent is 75m spread over four sections.

Meet at 13h45 at Lowertown Church -
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Leader can be contacted at 087-6271169.
​More photos of recent walk

SWG FLEECES with Club Logo   
Make: Regatta
Colours: Royal Blue or Wine
Sizes:  Medium/Large or small
Price:  €35 (includes €6 donation                  to Charity Cancer Connect)
​​Tel.:             087 2314478     
Walks Programme 2018

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Important Notices!
  • Hill walks are members only. Guests may join if accompanying a member who will vouch for them.
  • For all road walks it is recommended you wear your own hi vis jacket.
  • Appropriate boots and rain gear for all walks.
  • No dogs please on any walks!
  • For more details of road & hill walks and essential walking gear, please click here .

​​About Us
The Skibbereen Walking Group has its origins in 1998 as an informal group of people who enjoyed exploring their local byways and boreens.  We are formally registered with Mountaineering Ireland as the Skibbereen Walking Group.  Affiliation with Mountaineering Ireland has the advantage of the back up of the M.I. expertise as well as their insurance cover.   Membership of Skibbereen Walking Group automatically provides our walkers with the insurance protection of the M.I. policies covering the Group's civil liability and permanent disability accident claims.