There are many hidden gems throughout West Cork that are waiting to be explored. West Cork stretching from Kinsale in the East to the Beara Peninsula in the west there is many areas to be discovered in between.
Visit the picturesque Timoleague Abbey
then take the costal road drive to Kinsale taking in all the costal views along the way you will pass through the famous little town of Ballinspittle
, which is known for its moving statue. Kinsale has lovely little shops and cafes to grab a bit to eat. While in Kinsale why not visit the historic Charles Fort
Head to the lovely village of Rosscarbery
and see all it has to offer. Then take a drive to Glandore
and grab a stop of lunch overlooking the bay.
Head to Schull
a grab a bit to eat in the charm town. And then head to the most southwesterly point in Ireland Mizen Head
Head to the town of Skibbereen
and check out the shops and boutiques they have to offer. Then head to the amazing Lough Hyne
where you can hike to the top to see the scenic views across West Cork.
The Islands: Sherkin/Cape Clear/Heir Island
See what it is like to live on an island and take a short ferry ride to one of the islands off the coast of West Cork. Sherkin Island Cape Clear Heir Island
Why not head to lovely Bantry for the day and visit Bantry House
which overlooks the bay. then take a spin to Glengarriff
where you can get a spot of lunch before you take a short ferry trip to visit the breath-taking garden Garnish Island
has to offer.