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Baltimore Beacon with sun setting over Sherkin Island, West Cork

Welcome to West Cork

From Kinsale to the three rugged westerly peninsulas, nature sets the pace of this beautiful southwest corner of Ireland. Read more here

West Cork outline map
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Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way, stretching 2,500km along Ireland’s beautiful untamed coastline from Malin Head in Donegal to the Old Head of Kinsale in West Cork, is the world’s longest touring route.

The route features 159 ‘Discovery Points’ including ‘15 Wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way’; in other words, iconic must-see sights along Ireland’s west coast, three of which are located in West Cork - Dursey Island, Mizen Head and the Old Head of Kinsale.

The route has been described by Failte Ireland as


Look out for its unique zig-zag signage.

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