3 Day Self-Guided Sheep's Head Hike

Breathe the freshest sea-salt air on this beautiful 3 day self-guided West Cork tour.

Stay in the famous town of Bantry, nestled in Bantry Bay; the heart of West Cork & experience renowned coastlines, idyllic views and world-famous hill walking routes.

The perfect way for the independent explorer to see our hidden gems & discover the many paths less travelled.

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SELF GUIDED TOUR

The perfect way for the independent explorer to see our hidden gems & discover the many paths less travelled.

3 DAYS

DURATION

2 nights stay, 2 days hiking

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DIFFICULTY

Participants need to have a good level of fitness and previous hiking experience is recommended.

€199

“Information of routes provided was from an expert. Excellent service all around especially the views on the hikes, Ireland is beautiful.”

– Maria, Netherlands, 2015

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Self-Guided Sheep’s Head Hike

West Cork is truly a world apart, seemingly remote from the constant hub of modern life yet discreetly offering quiet time to breathe in the freshest sea- salt air. In a landscape festooned with little ports, bays, inlets and harbours, the ocean is never more than a thought away!

Bantry is a busy, bustling market town at the head of the famous and beautiful Bantry Bay is the heart of West Cork. It has a population of approximately 5,000. The main industries are tourism and mari-culture (Bantry Bay mussels are exported worldwide and the annual Mussel Festival held each May attracts thousands of visitors). Historic Bantry House and gardens are open to the public and the annual music festivals held in Bantry House bring thousands to the town each year.

If you would like a longer hiking holiday you should check out our 7-Day Self-Guided Sheep’s Head Hike

Highlights

  • Bantry House
  • Visit Ahakista Memorial
  • Dolphin & Whale Viewpoint
  • Idyllic views

Whats Included?

**Private transport required to access this tour – rental or own car**

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  • 2 night’s Bed and Breakfast.
  • Full Irish Breakfast each morning.
  • 2 days walking. Varied and interesting each day.
  • Transfers to & from daily hikes as listed below.
  • Give you full walking details, easy to read route descriptions and maps of the area.
  • 24 hrs Emergency/Information contact number.
  • Full pre-departure information pack to allow you to fully plan for your holiday and so get the most from this Irish walking experience.
  • Airport transfers arranged/booked if required.
  • Extra days/nights booking on request.
  • Advice service provided to aid planning any additional activities, travel, etc.
  • Prices are per person sharing. Single Room Supplement – €105.00. Solo Traveller Supplement – €145.00.

Day by Day

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Arrive in Kilcrohane, a beautiful remote village on the Sheeps Head Peninsula.

Your welcome pack will be waiting for you on arrival.

Transfer to and walk from Glanlough along the Northern shores of the Peninsula to Cahergal. Overnight again in Kilcrohane which takes its name from the Church of St. Crohan founded in the 8th century.

Walk Details: Distance: 17kms.  Max. Height: 350m. Rocky and grass mountain tracks with boggy sections, wet underfoot – boots essential.

You will be transferred back to Cahergal from where you walk out along to the Lighthouse (look out for the Dolphin and Whale viewpoint), continuing back the Sheep’s Head route on the southern side of the Peninsula to Kilcrohane. On returning to Kilcrohane you can collect your luggage and depart.

Walk Details: Distance: 24kms.  Max. Height: 240m. Rocky and grass mountain tracks with boggy sections. Some road walking – boots essential.

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€199

“Information of routes provided was from an expert. Excellent service all around especially the views on the hikes, Ireland is beautiful.”

– Maria, Netherlands, 2015

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