Welcome to West Cork Walk’s for 2014, we specialize in providing self guide and special guided walking holiday tours on the Beara Peninsula area in West Cork, Ireland. Our walking tours are slow climbing with a safe mountaineering plan staying away from steep scrambling ground. Here your friendly guide can tailor make a personal mountaineering experience visiting some stunning locations in West Cork that are off the beaten track, offering classic views of the Irish landscape.
Whatever your level of fitness or experience a fun West Cork Walks can offer you an affordable adventure packed holiday break. We can arrange a program of “ Easy walks, 5 to 10 Km”, “ Moderate walks 10 to 18 Km” or “ Challenging walks 18 to 25 Km”. Our flexible approach means that your walking holiday in Ireland can start and finish on dates to suit your needs and requirements. We cater for all, from individuals, group’s , parties wanting day’s or week long walking holiday’s.
Our accommodation for your walking holiday will be centrally based in the fishing town of Castletownbere which is Ireland’s largest white fish port . From here every day a mini bus will drop you to the start of your walk and collect you at the finish of your walk. On some of your walks you will finish back in the town of Castletownbere, where you will find a selection of pubs and restaurants.
We would like to introduce one of your guides Denis, who will be looking after and guiding you, he holds a Walking Group Leader award, along with a First Aid certificate in Remote Emergency Care. He can advise you on best practice for mountain and hill walking and where best to go, where you can visit a number of West Cork Archaeology sites, Stone circle’s , Standing stones, Wedge graves, Ring forts, and the mythical site rock “Hag of Beara “, and also historic sites such as the most famous Dunboy Castle home of O’Sullivan Chieftain, Puxley Manson the landlord who developed the Allihies Copper Mines and also Signal tower’s, mass rock’s, ruins of old church’s, monastery, and a lighthouse.
Looking forward to seeing you all in West Cork,
From Denis and All the Gang at West Cork Walks