Travelling south-westerly on the R613 to Kinsale and West Cork, Ballygarvan is situated in the heart of
the picturesque and peaceful Owenabue Valley. The unspoilt scenery
with its wildlife, country lanes and the banks of the Owenabue River is a walking
enthusiast's dream. This local village which is Ballygarvan has a
strong community feeling and a strong GAA club and following.
Amenities include pubs with traditional Irish music, restaurants,
shops, a Post Office, Bureau de Change and accommodation. A custom-built clay pigeon
shooting range increasingly welcomes visitors into the area. This local community has
great sporting traditions in Gaelic Games and in the ancient game of Road Bowling.
Centrally located, Ballygarvan is only a short distance from Cork Airport (2.5km) and Cork City (9km).