You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Bantry, County Cork. It is a Detached Bungalow.
Situated just four miles from the harbour town of Bantry in popular West Cork. This snug, well-equipped bungalow offers comfortable living spaces with a cosy open fire and free Wi-Fi for guests use. Set back down a private lane in an idyllic countryside setting with views of Dromore Hill and Lough Boffine in the distance, the peace and rural tranquility will feed the soul. A car is essential for your stay with the town of Bantry an eight minute drive offering a host of festivals throughout the year. Day trips to Whiddy Island and a scenic tour of the Sheeps Way Peninsula is a must.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant. Beach 4 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, double, twin, bathroom with separate shower.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire with fuel supplied, linen and towels included, travel cot, high chair, TV, freezer, microwave, w/machine, saorview, internet access, hairdryer, welcome pack, partially enclosed garden, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
Bantry has a variety of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, small supermarkets including SuperValu and Lidl, a Bank of Ireland and Allied Irish Bank, three pharmacies, a general hospital, a post office, a library and a cinema.
- Bantry Market is held in Wolfe Tone Square every Friday with many stalls offering a variety of produce such as organic fruit and vegetables, baked goods, crafts and bric-a-brac.
- Bantry House is stately home that overlooks Bantry Bay. It is open to the public who are invited to explore the house and beautiful gardens or have tea in the onsite tea room.
- Whiddy Island lies in Bantry Bay just a short ferry ride from the harbour. It is a small island with a very small population and beautiful flora and fauna. Bird watching is in abundance here and it really is the perfect trip to unwind.
- The Drimoleague Heritage Walkways or 'The Walker's Junction' is a network of walks following what once was the busiest railway junction in West Cork. It links with the well-acclaimed Sheep's Head Way and St Finbarr's Pilgrim Way and is perfect for amateur or adept walkers.
- Cork Whale Watch offers four hour whale watching trips from Unionhall (30 minutes' away). It is weather dependent so it's best to confirm sailings before heading down however, if you do get the opportunity to go it's highly advised you do! The waters on the south coast attract minke whales, fin whales and humpbacks.
- There are many festivals and events held in the area including Bantry Bay Run, Bantry Walking Festival, Durrus Garden Fete, Bantry Agricultural Show, Captain Francis O'Neill Festivals and much more.