Walk the famous Sheep’s Head Way

The Sheep’s Head Way is a Long Distance Walk over 150km encompassing the Sheep’s Head Peninsula and the general Bantry area.

The route has recently been extended eastwards from Bantry to Drimoleague – Sheeps Head Way Eastern Routes (see www.drimoleaguewalkway.com website with walks in that area)  which links to the Beara Way at Kealkil (http://www.bearatourism.com/bearaway.html) and follows on to Gougane Barra offering further walking opportunities in the region.

Sheeps Head Way GUIDEBOOK And MAP available to buy in local shops/pubs/Bantry bookshop/Bantrytourist office.

A guide to the Sheeps Head Way Estern Routes incorporating Drimoleague Heritage Walkways available to buy in shops/outlets in Drimoleague village and locally.


    Water and ground in their extremity - The Peninsula by Seamus Heaney


    Helen Ennis, Dunbeacon Pottery

Sheep's Head Peninsula

Sheep's Head Peninsula 1

Sheep's Head Peninsula 2

Sheep's Head Peninsula 3

Fun at Fitzpatricks Bar, Kilcrohane