Stepping Stone Bed & Breakfast
Maghanlawaun  Bridia Valley  
Glencar  County Kerry V93A8N1   Ireland 


GPS 5158'21.3348"-946'51.7044"W   
OS map ref:V 7766 8144
  Satnav: 51.97245, -9.78111 


route maps are available for download only after a confirmed and fully paid for reservation on this web site,they are not available when booking from
any other website.
Kerry way, Hiking around 
Magillicuddy reeks in need of a
warm & very welcoming cottage
The Stepping Stone With its host's
 Sandy & John, The large turf/log fire burning in the grate. The Stepping Stone
is the best place to head for,
 Snuggled in at the foot of the lack
road in Bridia 
Valley.At the end of a day on
The Kerry Way, Carruntoohil or Broaghnabinna walking back down
 from Lough Curraghmore with the
Black valley slipping away behind you,
the warm welcoming scent of the turf
 fires burning in Bridia you'll feel an
extra spring in your step. Let our
secret haven await you and be met
with genuine warmth and hospitality. Totally relax and unwind and let
Sandy & John take good care of you.
 On average it rains on 250 days each year, be prepared for wet weather at anytime of the year. never
underestimate how quickly the
mist/clouds can
descend or rise from the valleys below. always allow more time than you need
 to go up and come down, The
mountains of Kerry are that"
Mountains "what may in some
guides be termed as easy, on a wet
day of which there are many,
 easy Hikes become difficult especially
for the unaware and unprepared.
 The nature of the terrain gives rise to
 un-passable rivers that were no
more than a
tumbling stream an hour before.
take at least one stick, two would
 be better to aid you when hiking.
The most important things are
proper supporting hiking boots, an ordnance survey map no78,
compass, something
to drink and eat and shelter. Always
leave word of your route and expected time to be back ,always inform the
people that you have left word with
 that you have finished your hike.
   For people who are limited by time a suggested alternate route to walking out from Killarney to Black Valley is to
take the boat contact Dux on 00353872694646 €25 from Ross Castle (Ross Pier)10.30 am 1.5 hours to the
upper lake  Lord Brandons cottage
(1.30pm return) and walk your first day through the Black Valley and stop over
at the Stepping Stone 12km on your first night, then walk the following day either to a suggested place to stay Rocklands Mary O'Connor 0877421499 +353 877421499 15km

or maybe at 8.5km stay over your second night
The Rowan treeand
then walk on to Glenbeigh the following day, it is possible to walk from the Stepping Stone to Glenbeigh in one day 23.5km allow 8.5 hour add some rest
time to that. Route maps will be
available for confirmed reservations
1 week prior to arrival via requested
link please state departure point ie; Glenbeigh Lord Brandons Cottage
kerryway bridia valley
Carrauntoohil & Caher
lough Acoose
 please do not leave any rubbish/waste
on the trail, If you carry it in
carry it out.
Thank you

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