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Category Archives: Places of Interest
Castletownshend is a unique village with its main feature being the steep, precipitous decline down to the quay and the Townshend Castle.
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
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.
Situated in Baltimore village, Old Court, Lough Ine and the Islands of Sherkin, Cape Clear
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
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.
Hosts the Great Famine Commemoration Exhibition, Genealogical Research, and Lough Ine Visitor Centre.
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
Beautifully designed gardens to explore and wander. Open from May to end of September
Is situated in Roaring Water Bay with a beautiful sheltered beach and quiet walks has an all year ferry Service from Cunnamore near Church Cross or Summer time only from Baltimore at 11am and 2.15pm