Sheeps Head Way, West Cork Walking Trail Ireland

DAY 1: Arrival in Bantry

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

DAY 2: Bantry - Glanlough

Distance 16km • Approximate Walking Time 4 - 6 hours • Ascent (↑) 370m

Walk through the grounds of Bantry House before quiet farm roads lead you uphill to a beautiful ridge walk with stunning views over both sides of the Peninsula.

DAY 3: Glanlough - Finn McCool's Seat

11 km • 4 - 5 hours • (↑) 400m

Today you have the chance to climb to Seefin - the highest point on the Peninsula at 345m. Sit down and watch the Beara Peninsula and the Mizen Head Peninsula stretch out into the Atlantic Ocean.

DAY 4: Finn McCool's Seat - Tooreen

15km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 410m

To the end of the world and back! The lighthouse at the tip of the Sheep’s Head Peninsula really does seem like the edge of civilisation. Without doubt, one of the finest walks in Ireland.