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  • 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 - Finn McCool's Seat

    28 Km 7-9 Hrs 770 Metres

    Walk through the grounds of Bantry House before quiet farm roads lead you uphill to a beautiful ridge that take you 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 3 Finn McCool's Seat - Kilcrohane

    28 Km 7-9 Hrs 650 Metres

    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.

  • Day 4 Kilcrohane - Durrus

    18 Km 4-6 Hrs 320 Metres

    Following old country roads and farm tracks you pass many ancient settlements and burial grounds as you return inland towards Durrus.

  • Day 5 Durrus - Bantry

    20 Km 5-7 Hrs 450 Metres

    The Four Mile Water River leads you away from Durrus and then uphill to the “Top of the Wind”. Deserted old country roads take you all the way back into Bantry.

  • Day 6 Departure from Bantry

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