Beara Way Hiking Trail Ireland - Dursey Island

DAY 1: Arrival in Glengarriff

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

DAY 2: Glengarriff - Adrigole

Distance 13km • Approximate Walking Time 5 - 7 hours • Ascent (↑) 640m

A quiet country road takes you up into the Coomerkane valley and then climb towards the Sugarloaf Mountain. Enjoy splendid views over Bantry Bay before descending into the village of Adrigole.

DAY 3: Adrigole - Castletownbere

18/22 km • 5 - 7 hours • (↑) 630m/700m

Today you pass Hungry Hill - a mountain immortalised in Dame Daphne Du Maurier's epic novel of the same name. You go around the mountain before continuing to the whitefish port of Castletownbere.

DAY 4: 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