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: Castletownbere - Allihies

15km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 500m

Walk along old country roads that take you through some forestry and up into the Slieve Mishkish Mountains before descending past an old disused copper mine into the brightly-coloured village of Allihies.

DAY 3: Allihies - Eyeries

13km • 3 - 5 hours • (↑) 435m

A lovely mountain path brings you across the northern slopes of the Slieve Mishkish range with great views over Coulagh Bay before descending into Eyeries.

DAY 4: Eyeries - Ardgroom

14km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 175m

Start today with a beautiful coastal walk along the shores of Coulagh Bay, with the waves crashing onto the beaches next to you. Then, an old boreen takes you past Lough Fada to Ardgroom.

DAY 5: Ardgroom - Lauragh

13km • 3 - 5 hours • (↑) 180m

A short walk today to rest those weary legs! After negotiating Drung Hill, continue on