Category Archives: Places of Interest

Thinking of planning a West Cork spring break?

It appears that Spring time has finally arrived with a noticeable stretch in the evenings and many of you are probably starting to plan some fun activities in West Cork for the spring and summer months. West Cork has so much … Continue reading

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Summer Garden Festival

To celebrate the start of the West Cork Garden Trail this year, two gardens in Baltimore will be hosting a special Garden Festival weekend. On Saturday June 11th at Glebe Gardens from 10am there will be a book signing morning … Continue reading

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Explore Baltimore

Wow another lovely day of sunshine here in Baltimore! We are being well treated. Why not get an Explore Baltimore brochure and see how many of the 50 things to do in Baltimore, you can do! Worth a try.

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10 Reasons to holiday in West Cork

If you’re looking for a holiday destination with a difference, or want a weekend break away somewhere, then why not consider West Cork in Southern Ireland? Here’s just 10 of the many reasons you should choose West Cork: 1. West … Continue reading

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Castletownshend Village Church

Saint Barrahane’s Church (church of Ireland) stands on a hill overlooking the village close to the castle. It contains beautiful stained glass windows and many historic relics and memorials to the families of the village. Of particular note are three … Continue reading

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Ceim Hill Museum, Unionhall

Ceim Hill Museum, Unionhall features archeaological exhibits, Irish heritage, traditional lace & linen, Irish War of independence and more.

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Mizen Head Lighthouse

Take the N71 to Ballydehob and on to Schull, Goleen and Crookhaven with it’s beautiful  beaches. Then on to Mizen Head, where you can visit  the Mizen Vision Centre which a history of Ship wrecks of t he area and … Continue reading

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Ring of Beara

May be reached via Glengariff and then to Castletownbere and on to Dursey Head from there you can go to Dursey Island by  Cable Car  then  on to Ardgroom and Kenmare returning via Glengariff.

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Schull Planetarium

Schull Planetarium under a hemispherical dome in a darkened auditorium from where an amazingly realistic and accurate reproduction of the star-studded night sky may be seen.

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Fastnet Lighthouse

Fastnet Lighthouse may be viewed by Ferry from Baltimore weather permitting, Summer time only.

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