Location & Local Attractions

Rock Cottage is located near Dunmanus Bay on the Mizen Peninsula in West Cork. Easy driving distance is the Mizen Head, Ireland’s most South Westerly point.

Watch our video showing our location. The Cottage, Barn Conversion and Summerhouse are nestled in amongst the trees with lots of grounds to explore.

The Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way Coastal Walking Holiday Accommodation

The Wild Atlantic Way is the world’s longest defined coastal touring route. It’s inspiring, renewing, relaxing and invigorating. It’s yours to experience however you choose.

We are ideally suited for accommodation while exploring, cycling or walking the coastal route of the Wild Atlantic Way. Refer to this great website (and App) – www.wildatlanticway.com. With this link you can shortcut direct to the Mizen Head area of the Way. We are near Dunmanus.

 

Beautiful Gardens in and around Dunmanus and the Mizen Head Peninsula


Attractions include beautiful gardens such as The Ewe near to Kenmare, Bantry House and Lissard House and Gardens in Skibbereen. Must see gardens include Carraig Abhainn Gardens and Kilravock Gardens ( Kilravock is in 100 best gardens in Ireland in Shirley Lanigan’s guide).

Whilst visiting a garden most will enable you to enjoy a coffee, afternoon tea or delicious lunch whilst you admire the grounds. In fact, we are well placed for access to the West Cork Garden Trail.

For the more active: attractions in the Mizen / Dunmanus area of West Cork

The Mizen is also a popular spot for whale and dolphin spotting, and there are also often seals to be seen under the bridge – so be sure to keep your eyes peeled when at this wonderful location in West Cork.

There are numerous beautiful beaches including “Barley Cove”, one of Ireland’s most spectacular beaches. We are a great venue for coastal walks and longer range hiking.

What’s more, there is so much to see and do in West Cork, see our full selection of activities here.

 

Everything was super! We couldn’t choose a better place than a warm and confortable rock cottage. Jackie and Jonathan are very Kind and let you feel like at home. Our little daughter spent lovely time with donkeys Barny and Bambi feeding them with carrots and apples. Not to forget the little lovely Cat Mr. Daisy. We will come back soon. Family Aceti

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