Routes Ireland County WaterfordCappoquin
Glenshelane woods and land nr Mount Mallory

Cappoquin, County Waterford, Ireland

Glenshelane woods and land nr Mount Mallory

Length10.7 mi
Elev. Gain1354.6 ft
Est. Steps25000

Forest

River

Scenic views

Wild flowers

Quiet place

Wild life

Grassland

Bathroom

Overgrown

Off trail

Muddy

Rocky

Created by helengoulty
Introduction
Glenshelane woods and land nr Mount Mallory is a 10.7 mile (25,000-step) route located near Cappoquin, County Waterford, Ireland. This route has an elevation gain of about 1354.6 ft and is rated as hard. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
Lovely scenic walk with a place to stop for a break and to use the bathroom.

Cappoquin

Place
Cappoquin, also spelt Cappaquin or Capaquin (Irish: Ceapach Choinn, meaning "tillage-plot of Conn"), is a town in west County Waterford, Ireland. It is on the Blackwater river at the junction of the N72 national secondary road and the R669 regional road. It is positioned on a sharp 90-degree bend in the river and nestles at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains.

Mount Melleray Abbey

Building
Mount Melleray Abbey is a Trappist monastery in Ireland, founded in 1833. It is situated on the slopes of the Knockmealdown Mountains, near Cappoquin, Diocese of Waterford. It is famous in literature due to Seán Ó Ríordáin's poem Cnoc Mellerí in Eireaball Spideoige (1952). Furthermore, renowned Irish author James Joyce mentions Mount Melleray in the final short story of his 1914 collection, Dubliners.

Cappoquin House

Place
Cappoquin House also known as Belmont is an 18th-century classical-style mansion overlooking the town of Cappoquin in County Waterford, Ireland. The house is the seat of the Keane Baronets of Belmont and of Cappoquin.

Affane Cappoquin GAA

Place
Affane Cappoquin GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Cappoquin, County Waterford, Ireland. The club was formed in 1969 with the merging of Affane GAA and Cappoquin GAA. At present, the team is called Cappoquin when playing hurling and Affane when playing gaelic football.Its finest hour in football came in 1974 when, having beaten Stradbally in the quarter-final and The Nire in the semi-final, Affane defeated Dunhill by 1-8 to 0-6 to win its only Waterford Senior Football Championship title.

Holy Year Cross

Historical

Coillte infoboard

Tourist Attraction

Waterfall

Tourist Attraction

Glenshelane Woods

Landform

Mt Melleray Grotto

Historical

Cappoquinn Castel and Gardens

Historical
Comments
food_donut
2019/09/09
Waterford has some fabulous trails & walks
Route Details

Length

10.7 mi

Elev. Gain

1354.6 ft

Est. Steps

25000
Created by
helengoulty
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