Clonakilty is a seaside town approximately 45 minutes drive west of Cork city. It is well known for its association with all things musical both contemporary and traditional. The Waterfront Festival in August and the Clonakilty International Guitar Festival in mid-September provide some of the musical entertainment. There are also many activities in the area including Fishing, Water Sports, Golf, Etc. For further information on Clonakilty CLICK HERE.
Rathbarry village is situated on the coast road between the towns of Clonakilty (10km) and Rosscarbery (6km). The nearby Castlefreke Forest Recreation Area provides a large selection of walks as do the many beaches in the surrounding area. The village has won many environmental awards including the Cork County and Regional Awards in the Irish Tidy Towns Competition. For further information on Rathbarry CLICK HERE.
Rosscarbery is a small picturesque town overlooking a sandy inlet of the West Cork coastline. The town was established around St. Fachtna’s Cathedral in the latter half of the 6th century. There are a wide variety of attractions for all within walking distance of the town including two blue flag beaches (The Warren & Ownahincha). Rosscarbery offers estuary, rock, deep sea and fresh water fishing and the lagoon and estuary are favourites with bird watchers. For further information on Rosscarbery CLICK HERE.
Facilities In The Area:
- Beach within 50 yards
- Forest Recreation Area - Includes various path walks
- Children’s Playground & Tennis Courts
- Horse Riding & Pony Trekking
- Water Sports
- Pitch & Putt Courses
- Golf Courses
- River Fishing
- Sea Fishing
- Bicycle Hire
- Restaurants & Pubs
- Celtic Ross Hotel & Leisure Centre
- Inchadoney Hotel & Leisure Centre
Ownahincha, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork.