West Cork is jam packed with activities for all types of visitor. Here is a small selection of what you can do:
Sea Kayaking offering a unique opportunity to explore wild and wonderful coastline including deserted islands sea caves and hidden coves in addition to abundant marine life, all in a nature friendly way.
Quad Biking An all weather activity for all the family!
Whale Watching West Corks coastline plays host to a variety of some of the largest mammals on earth including humpback whales, bottlenose dolphins, pilot whales and sharks.
The Lissard Experience. Discovering Lissard is like discovering a diamond in the rough, the gardens have a strong presence that demand full attention.Visiting the sky garden is a must!
Skibbereen Heritage Centre. A chance to step back in history.
Skibbereen Walking Trail. Take full advantage of the wonderful self-guided walks.
West Cork Arts Centre. Regular exhibitions all year.
Family Cycles. Signposted routes winding there way through the countryside to suit all ages and abilities.
Breakfast at dawn on the beach!
Lough Hyne. A marine nature reserve, a fantastic spot everyone who visits Skibbereen must take a look.
Cape Clear Island. Irelands southernmost inhabited Island, a birdwatchers paradise, ferry all year from Schull.
Sherkin Island. Ferry from Baltimore all year. Take a picnic or visit the pub on the island!
Schull Planetarium. The only one in Ireland, be an astronomer and visit the night sky.
Mizen Head. The most southwesterly point in Ireland and Europe. Stunning.
Drombeg Stone circle. The most visited megalithic site in Ireland. Near Glandore, An amazing site especially at winter solstice(21/12) as the sun sets between the stones.
Ceim Hill Museum. A hidden gem, an amazing collection of, simply put, everything!