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This pub has a prime position at the junction of the N71 and the Beara Rd. Settle into one of the comfy outside benches with a pint.
Glengarriff's mild, frost-free climate allows this small 12-hectare park to flourish. It has a variety of exotic plants, including palm trees and tree ferns, as well as coastal woodland walks.
More than 20 years in the making, this interactive sculpture garden has been designed to furrow brows, provoke smiles and, above all, fire the imagination...
The valley of the River Glengarriff, to the northwest of Glengarriff, was once the private estate of the Earl of Bantry...
This horticultural miracle of an island was created in the early 20th century when the island's owner commissioned architect Harold Peto to design a garden on the then-barren outcrop...
From a little cove near the centre of the village.
From the pier opposite the Eccles Hotel.
MacCarthy's is a traditional, Victorian-style wood-panelled bar with a menu of hearty pub grub; the house speciality is a steaming pan of succulent Bantry Bay mussels in a white wine and herb sauce.
The milk in the organic latte here is fairtrade – just one example of the green ethos prevalent throughout this very attractive bakery-deli-cafe...
Minibus service that runs a useful series of circular routes from Bantry to Dunmanway, Durrus, Goleen, Schull, Skibbereen and outlying villages. There’s a set price of €4/6 one-way/return...
This outstanding little restaurant above a fish shop does seafood to perfection, from the live-tank local oysters (served with lemon and Tabasco sauce) to Bantry Bay mussels in white wine...
One of the best bars for music, Crowley's has traditional bands on Wednesday nights.
Flower baskets brighten the entrance to this popular gastropub, which has a short but excellent menu that runs from Kenmare Bay mussels in creamy apple cider sauce to braised Kerry lamb on mustard mash.
Has a wide range of books, including a strong Irish section with maps and guides.
Proudly boasting 'no fried food', this mannered spot serves meals well above the pub-grub norm.
Candlelight and a laid back vibe create an appealing atmosphere in Kenmare's best-known restaurant, where chef Bruce Mulcahy weaves culinary magic with Asian- or Mediterranean-inspired twists on local seafood, such a...
Warm yourself up with complimentary tea, coffee and rum – and the captain's sea shanties – on an entertaining two-hour cruise to see Ireland's biggest seal colony and other wildlife, including white-tailed eagles; bi...
Great selection of instruments and Irish and contemporary music.
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