Goleen 3.5 miles.
This stone-built detached cottage is set down a country lane overlooking the inlet leading to the Green Flag, sandy beach of Ballyrisode, a 3 minutes drive away, and is close to the rural village of Goleen on the Mizen Peninsula of West Cork.
Quaint and cosy throughout, this cottage offers a homely and comfortable place to enjoy and explore this stunning part of Ireland.
The cottage boasts a traditional layout with a fitted kitchen and dining area, and an inviting sitting room which is complemented by an open fire for extra comfort during your stay.
Upstairs, two welcoming bedrooms complete the accommodation.
The front of the cottage offers a secluded garden where the children can play safely and you can sit out and relax with a refreshing drink.
Just a few minutes' drive away is the Green Coast sandy beach at Ballyrisode, so why not take a picnic and spend the whole day here?
The village of Goleen is home to a selection of pubs, a local shop and café.
Why not visit Ireland’s most south-westerly point at Mizen Head, home to the historic signal station, maritime museum and heritage centre.
The charming harbour village of Schull, just a fifteen minute drive away, is home to a wider selection of shops and pubs and is a wonderful place to spend a lazy afternoon browsing the local market, purchasing interesting books and perhaps trying a spot of sailing.
This region of Ireland is rich in marine life, glorious coastal scenery and charming Irish culture.
The cuisine is second to none, with fresh seafood at the heart of most eateries where you can indulge in delicious local produce.
Speckled with pretty harbours, secluded inlets and bays, West Cork is a wonderful choice for your Wild Atlantic Way road trip.
Why not discover it on bike or try a spot of island hopping and wash it all down with a pint of Guinness in a cosy pub.
A truly magical part of Ireland where you won’t be disappointed.
About the location
GOLEEN, COUNTY CORK
Barley Cove 4 miles; Schull 10 miles; Skibbereen 24 miles.
The small rural village of Goleen sits on the south-western tip of Ireland, in County Cork. The village offers four pubs, two shops, a petrol station and a fast food restaurant, helping to cater for the tourists who visit the village each year. Just four miles away is the large Blue Flag sandy beach at Barley Cove, while a little further on the visitor centre at Mizen Head is well worth a visit; in a spectacular setting with folded rocks and high cliffs, you can visit the Signal Station, set on an island accessed by an arched bridge, or shelter in the shop, café or exciting exhibitions. Activities in the area include golf, horse riding, walking, angling, sailing, diving, birdwatching and surfing, while further afield the market town of Skibbereen offers a variety of colourful shops, restaurants and pubs. This part of Cork really is the ideal holiday destination with a host of varied activities to appeal to everyone whatever their interests.
Note: Max. 4 adults.