Bere Island

Bere Island Slí na Sláinte

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Bere Island, Cork, Republic of Ireland
E: ebyrne@irishheart.ie

The walk begins at the junction east side of Sullivan’s pub, Ballinakilla, and continues towards Rerrin Village, passing the Gallán standing stone on the right, and the Martello Tower on Ardagh Hill on the left.

The walk begins at the junction east side of Sullivan’s pub, Ballinakilla, and continues towards Rerrin Village, passing the Gallán standing stone on the right, and the Martello Tower on Ardagh Hill on the left. Travel east along this road to a junction where you continue to the left and take in the breathtaking views of Bere Island across to Sheep’s Head. Again you take a left for about 2.5km, taking in the spectacular scenery of Hungry Hill, Berehaven Harbour and Castletownbere, before making a short climb back to the starting point.

Recommended as a daytime route and can be walked in either direction.