Near the Ballydehob Community Centre, off the main road, you will find the Ballydehob Trailhead. Three walks give the choice of leafy green lanes or high ground views of Roaring Water Bay as well as glimpses of local history.
Explore the walks
This 10km linear walk joins an old 17th century road at the half way mark. Known as the Bridle Road (or the Butter Road), this old green lane stretches from Kilbronogue to the Mill House near Schull. It is advisable to wear walking boots except in very dry weather. There are great views of Mount Gabriel as the walker goes west
A scenic coastal walk of about 11.5 km on tarred surfaces. Leave by the footpath at the back of the tennis courts, rise to Greenmount Road and turning left go 3.5km south to reach the old Stouke Graveyard. Follow the purple arrows and the Fastnet Lighthouse soon becomes visible from the high point of the walk. A climb on the far