CORK GUIDE

West Cork

West Cork

West Cork although nt defined by a border it usually refers to the area west of Cork City right down to Ireland's most southerly point Mizen Head. Taking in the towns of Kinsale, Bandon Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Macroom, Bantry, Sheeps Head Peninsula, and Beara Peninsula, and the stunning Wild Atlantic Way.

West Cork Hotels

West Cork is renowned for it hospitality and has some of the finest hotels in Ireland.

West Cork Pubs

The pubs of West Cork, old style or modern, are welcoming venues where the art of storytelling, traditional music and Irish dancing offer the opportunity of new experiences. The exquisite restaurants offer menus that no palate can resist and their delightful locations set the scene for a memorable night of delectable food and good company.

Lough Hyne

Lough Hyne, is situated 7km from Skibbereen, it is a unique salt water lake, which is a marine reserve boasting a multiplicity of unusual underwater creatures. It is popular for water sports, such as swimming, scuba diving and canoeing - shooting the rapids which link into the sea. Lough Hyne is surrounded by wooded hillsides, well worth climbing for spectacular views of the lake, coast and islands.

West Cork Activities

The appetite of golf enthusiasts will be more than satisfied when they feast their eyes upon our lavish golf courses in West Cork. Other local activities like fishing, sailing, island trips, and garden walks all make up the infinite variety that West Cork has to offer.

West Cork Tourist Offices

Bantry Tourist Office (seasonal)
Tel:+353 (0)27 50229
Email:bantrytio@failteireland.ie

Clonakilty Tourist Office
Tel:+353 (0)23 88 33226
Email:clonakiltytio@failteireland.ie

Glengarriff Tourist Office (seasonal)
Tel:+353 (0)27 63084
Email:glengarrifftio@failteireland.ie

Kinsale Tourist Office
Tel:+353 (0)21 477 2234
Email:kinsaletio@failteireland.ie

Macroom Tourist Office (seasonal)
Tel:+353 (0)26 43280
Email:macroomtio@failteireland.ie

Skibbereen Tourist Office
Tel:+353 (0)28 21766
Email:skibbereen@failteireland.ie

West Cork

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Car Hire

Cork Car Hire

Are you planning on renting a car in Cork? We will compare the best car hire companies to get you the best price and overall deal. One way Car Rental is available. Rent a car at Cork Airport, and drop it off at Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport, Kerry Airport or Belfast, we will give you an all inclusive quote.

With free cancellation and no credit card fees you can book well in advance and lock the best price in.

Accommodation in West Cork

See & Do in County Cork

Corks Ancient East

Corks Ancient East

Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way

Getting Around Cork

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    Compare car hire companies in Cork in seconds to get the best deals.
  • Cork Bus & Coach Bus & Coach
    Bus & Coach services in Cork with links to timetables
  • Ferry to Cork Cork Ferries
    Details of the Ferry service to and from Cork and the Islands.
  • Irish Airports Cork Airport
    Cork Airport is located 6 km from Cork City and is easily accessible.
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    Taxi companies to pre-book your taxi journey in Cork.
  • Trains in Cork Trains
    Details of the train service to and from Cork.