Beara Way Hiking Trail Ireland - Dursey Island

DAY 1: Arrival in Castletownbere

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Castletownbere.

DAY 2: Bere Island

14/24km • 4 - 6/6 - 8 hrs • (↑) 400m/500m

A short 15 minute ferry ride across the sheltered harbour will take you to Bere Island. There are two loops on the island - you choose how far you wish to walk.

DAY 3: Castletownbere - Eyeries

27km • 7 - 9 hours • (↑) 935m

Walk along old country roads that take you through some forestry and then up into the Slieve Mishkish Mountains before descending past an old disused copper mine into the brightly-coloured village of Allihies. A lovely mountain path opens up great views over Coulagh Bay before you descend into Eyeries.

DAY 4: Eyeries - Lauragh

27km • 6 - 8 hours • (↑) 350m

Follow a beautiful path out of Eyeries next to Coulagh Bay before heading inland towards the village of Ardgroom. From here you cross