Take time out to follow the stunning walkways in West Cork. When you walk the many trail and walkways of West Cork you will truly appreciate the sheer unadulterated scenery and character of the landscape. There are many walks that are marked with directional signage along the entire trail. In addition to the way-marked routes there are numerous local routes along quiet back roads, beaches and headlands. For experienced hill walkers there are a choice of trails to explore.
The principle way-marked trails are the Beara Way (206km) and the Sheep’s Head Way (175km). The Seven Heads Peninsula walks reveal the beauty of one of West Cork’s hidden gems following the shoreline for 30km before tracking back inland to the monastic village of Timoleague. Futher inland, walkers can retrace the footsteps of the patron saint of Cork along the St. Finbarr’s Pilgrim’s Way, part of the Drimoleague Heritage Walkways.
The Celtic Ross Hotel host walking weekends throughout the year. Contact us for further details or to be added to our mailing list.
Ask for our publication Rambles of Rosscarbery which outlines a range of scenic walks around the area with various levels of difficulties and distances.
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