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C Walks are for those who enjoy regular casual walking activities

Bantry Walking Festival Walkers
Whiddy Island Walk

Take a boat trip out to one of West Cork’s historic islands! On Whiddy, we explored historical sites from the ruin of O’Sullivan Bere’s castle, to deserted English gun batteries, and a World War One seaplane base, on an absorbing and informative tour. The walk encompasses a variety of terrains from soft fields to rocky beaches and appropriate footwear is required to prevent discomfort.

The island, which currently has a population of around 20 people during the winter months, is about 5.6km long and 2.4km wide, and the walk takes about 3 hrs in total. Don’t forget to bring a change of clothes if the weather takes a turn and you wish to remain on the island after the walk!

The cost of this walk included ferry transfers to and from the island, courtesy of Whiddy Island Ferries.


Our Schedule

-    Buses for C walks leave Bantry Community Tourist Office, at the top of Wolfe Tone Square at 11:30 AM each day. Transport is provided to and from all walks. Whiddy Walks include ferry transport to and from the island.
-    C walks take approximately 3 hours
-    Walks may be changed on the day due to adverse weather conditions.

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