Carhoo Hill facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarhoo Hill
|Cnoc na Ceathrún|
Carhoo Hill from Dingle Harbour
|Elevation||184 m (604 ft)|
|Prominence||169 m (554 ft)|
|English translation||Hill of the quarter|
|Language of name||Irish|
The 184-metre (604 ft) high hill stands 4 km west of Dingle in an isolated position in the short peninsula dividing Dingle Harbour from the Atlantic Ocean.
The top of the hill hosts the Eask Tower, a solid stone tower built in 1847. It offers a view on a long stretch of Dingle Peninsula and Iveragh Peninsula.
The English meaning of Cnoc na Ceathrún is hill of the quarter.
Access to the summit
The walk which leads up to the summit takes 1.6 km from the asphalted road. Due to the very interesting panorama it's advisable to choose a clear day for it.
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