To reach your starting point, take the Fermoy-Tallow road (N72) out of Fermoy. After approximately 6.7km, you will come to an amenity area (on your left) at a crossroads.
The walk is signposted from here.
Take a left at the crossroads and follow this small road until you reach the Kilbarry Wood car park on the right hand side of the road. Park here and begin your walk.
A short distance uphill from the entrance to the Woods, you will reach a signposted junction. Follow the blue arrows for the Short Loop.