A Country House Inspired by Nature
Below are a list of activities, hidden gems and some of the most stunning places West Cork has to offer compiling the Ultimate West Cork Bucket List. We encourage you to take a look through this list, which has been carefully put together to highlight the wonderful destination that West Cork is, and all of the sights and adventures that are yet to be explored.
Yoga - €65 1-2-1 private class
Bairbre Crowley is a yoga teacher & acupuncturist, & has been teaching yoga for the past 10 years in Dublin, Peru and now in Clonakilty. Originally trained in the Ivengar method she has since trained in yin, restorative, yoga therapy & breath work. Her classes are a combination of her life through herbal medicine, shamanic studies in Ireland & Shipibo healers in the Amazon in Peru. Bairbre is available for private 1-2-1 sessions & group classes. She teaches in Fernhill gardens on Saturday mornings & Tuesday evenings. Classes are €12. For more information: 087 6410414
On the Water
Atlantic Sea Kayaking - 3 hours - €50
Day time sea kayaking available in numerous West Cork locations. Experience the Wild Atlantic Way from a different vantage point. Click HERE
Moonlight Kayaking - 3 hours - €65
See the magical bio-luminescence in one of two stunning West Cork locations along the Wild Atlantic Way. This trip provides the unique experience on the water from dusk until darkness. Click HERE
Surf School - 1.5 hours - €50
Learn to surf at Ireland's top rated beach, Clonakilty's Inchydoney beach. Private lessons are also available. Click HERE
Atlantic Whale and Wildlife Tours - 3 - 4 hours - €100 based on 2 adults
Experience whale and dolphin watching tours in West Cork. See humpback whales, fin whales, dolphins and sharks from experiences skippered boats. Click HERE
Discover West Cork's beautiful Cape Clear
, or Sherkin
Islands. Boat rides available from Baltimore, Schull and Glengarriff. A highly recommended day trip.
Lagoon Activity Centre & Water Park -30 - 45 minutes - €8 - €15
From pedal boats to canoes, kayaks to stand up paddle boards and a waterpark on the lagoon, Rosscarbery is only a 15 minute drive from the hotel. Click HERE
On the Land
West Cork Garden Trail
A fabulous collection of 27 West Cork Gardens of which Fernhill is one for you to wander and enjoy. Click HERE
for information on the other gardens to visit.
Clonakilty Distillery - 2 hours - €49
Take a whiskey tour or learn to make Minke Gin at our local Gin school. Every Saturday from 6pm - 8pm. Click HERE
Adventure golf, RED FM maize maze, smuggler's maze and a golf range. Tickets available at the door. Click HERE for more information.