A large sign on the approach to Drimoleague describes the village as being the Heart of West Cork. The distinctiveness that causes West Cork to be known as ‘a place apart’ can be found here in full blossom, yet it remains largely undiscovered by the average visitor, who prefers to keep nearer to the coast.
Famed for its natural beauty, Glengarriff is situated on world-renowned Bantry Bay where the mountains meet the sea. Glengarriff connects the towns of Bantry and Kenmare and has acquired a fine reputation for the great variety of shops, galleries, accommodation, restaurants, pubs and services.
Rosscarbery is an attractive village at the edge of the N71, whose skyline is dominated by the historic St. Fachtna’s Cathedral. It has an attractively laid-out square with nicely decorated buildings, which gets busy in summer when crowds flock to nearby beaches such as Owenahincha and The Warren.
The Mizen Peninsula, at Ireland’s most south-westerly point, is renowned for the beauty of its rugged landscape and ancient heritage. A tour of the Mizen Ring gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the various strands that make the Mizen unique – from geology, flora, birds and fauna to the influence of man and […]