Les bons plans de Conor dans le West Cork

Dans cette nouvelle étape, Conor vous partage ses bons plans dans le West Cork, de Clonakilty à Baltimore. 

Clonakilty and the surrounding area

Tip #7 Clonakilty town

I always recommend to visitors to spend some time in ‘Clon’. It’s a town with a great West Cork vibe and its colourful shopfronts are among the most beautiful in the country. De Barra’s pub is a famous music venue. The Emmet Hotel on the lovely Emmet Square is a gorgeous little boutique hotel. And coffee on theterrasseof Arís Café on a sunny morning is an absolute treat.

De Barra's, Clonakilty

Tip #8 Deasy’s Harbour Bar & Seafood Restaurant

I’ve been living in Kinsale for nearly 20 years now, and for a long time I wanted to go to Deasy’s just beside Clonakilty. And this summer, with my partner Maria, we finally went ! And we weren’t disappointed. A pint of creamy Murphys before dinner, wonderful seafood, a window table overlooking the sea to watch the sun go down. West Cork heaven !

Deasy's, Clonakilty

Tip #9 Glandore

The village of Glandore is a beautiful spot to spend the night. You can walk to the impressive Drombeg Stone Circle only 4kms away. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink and take in the panoramic harbour view. And then treat yourself to dinner in the wonderful Hayes Bar and Kitchen.

drombeg stone circle

Skibbereen and the surrounding area

 

Tip #10 Castletownsend

Castletownsend is a little haven of tranquillity, off the beaten track. In the summer, they have a series of classical music evenings in charming St. Barrahane’s church, up on the hill. There’s great seafood & steaks in Mary-Ann’s restaurant. And if you want to treat yourself, you could stay a night at The Castle, or simply pop into their café during the day.

casteltownsend

Tip #11 Baltimore

Baltimore is tiny but it’s one of the hot-spots of West Cork. Maria & I have stayed and eaten a few times in Rolf’s Country House & Restaurant and we always love it- it’s a great address. During the day, you can take a boat out to Sherkin Island. In the evening, everything happens on the little square in front of Bushe’s pub. Get yourself a pint of Murphys, sit back and soak up the atmosphere.

baltimore falaise

 

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