9 days in West Cork Itinerary

9 days in West Cork Itinerary

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Glengarriff
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Kinsale
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Glengarriff

Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Glengarriff side-trips: The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar (in Kilcrohane), Schull (Altar Wedge Tomb & Barleycove Beach) and Derreenataggart Stone Circle (in Castletownbere). Spend a day of island exploring on the 26th (Wed) at Cape Clear Island. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Garinish Island, go for a walk through Beicin Loop, hike along Beara Way, and admire the natural beauty at The Ewe Experience.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Glengarriff road trip tool.

Dublin to Glengarriff is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Glengarriff can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kinsale

Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kinsale: St. Fachtna's Cathedral (in Rosscarbery) and Clonakilty (Michael Collins Centre, West Cork Model Railway Village, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, view the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kinsale day trip planning website.

You can drive from Glengarriff to Kinsale in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips