Category Archives: Places of Interest

Arigideen Valley Heritage Park

Arigideen Valley Heritage Park hosts the Michael Collins Memorabilia Near Clonakilty.

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Castletownshend

Castletownshend is a unique village with its main feature being the steep, precipitous decline down to the quay and the Townshend Castle.

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Bantry House and Gardens

Bantry House contains furniture, paintings and other objects d’art collected in the 19th century. The gardens are laid out over seven terraces, the last four linked by a monumental flight of steps atop 100 stairs (the “Stairway to the Sky) … Continue reading

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Clonakilty Model Railway Village

Follow the route of a miniaturised version of the now defunct West Cork Railway and “step back in time” to experience the way of life in West Cork during the 1940′s.

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O'Driscoll Castles

Situated in Baltimore village, Old Court, Lough Ine and the Islands of Sherkin, Cape Clear

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Garnish Island Italian Gardens at Glengariff

An Italianate garden filled with exotic plants that provide a blaze of colour in a landscape usually dominated by greens and browns. There is also a walkway to a martello tower. Boats leave from the seafront in the village of … Continue reading

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Glandore Stone Circle

This lovely recumbent stone circle is locally known as the Druid’s Altar and is located on the edge of a rocky terrace with fine views to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Hosts the Great Famine Commemoration Exhibition, Genealogical Research, and Lough Ine Visitor Centre.

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Lough Ine

Is a Natural Sea Water Lake with woods all around, ideal for walks; you can climb Lough Ine hill on a pathway through the woods. At the top of the hill, you have a 25 Mile radius view of the … Continue reading

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The Glebe Gardens & Gallery Baltimore

Beautifully designed gardens to explore and wander. Open from May to end of September

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