Seamount Farmhouse B&B Bantry
Seamount Farmhouse Bantry Bed and Breakfast Bantry Accommodation overlooking Bantry Bay in South West Ireland. We welcome you to our Seventh Generation Farmhouse B&B with magnificent views of Bantry Bay and mountains in West Cork Photo Gallery can be viewed here.
Situated 12 km west of Bantry in the heart of the Sheeps Head peninsula West Cork. Ideal location for walking the Sheeps Head way, touring Beara Peninsula and Mizen Head. Local tour guide Le Guide de Routard. Brittany Ferries and Michelin Guide Recommended.
Enjoy walking in West Cork, where Seamount Farmhouse has walking maps available for sale and also a walk guide if required. We aim to make your stay in the Bantry and Sheeps Head Peninsula a pleasant one.
Walking The Sheep’s Head
Join us Hill Walking on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula.
Hillside Walks are located 12km South West of Bantry on the shores of Bantry Bay. Our West Cork Hill Walking Holidays and Bantry Bed and Breakfast are situated in the heart of the Sheeps Head Peninsula with the Beara and Mizen Peninsulas to the north and south respectively. This beautiful quite place is a world away from the rat race, it allows you to relax and unwind and is an ideal base for a walking holiday – the best way to explore one of the least known peninsulas along the Irish coastline and enjoy its tranquillity, beauty and rugged landscape lapped by the Atlantic Ocean. There are few more beautifully located or more delightful walks in the whole of Ireland.
The Sheep’s Head Way is a fully way marked 88km/55mile route and is ideal for self-guided walking with many loop walk facilities for those who wish to vary their route. There are a number of historical and archaeological monuments to be found amidst a spectacular landscape of mountains and sea. You will also have the chance to encounter an array of rare wild flowers, view the dolphins in the bay and take some time to acquaint yourself with some interesting bird life. The terrain varies as you progress along the route that usually goes out on the Bantry Bay side of the peninsula along a wide open rocky ridge with good vegetation cover. However there are wet patches as you progress to the lighthouse at the end of the peninsula. You return on the Dunmanus Bay side along gentler, low level farmland, moor and close knit villages. The average length of the walks each day is between 15 and 22 km’s with the highest point being 345m. Please note each walk can be tailored to suit your individual ability.