Things To Do In Skibbereen West Cork
Explore Skibbereen, West Cork...where the Scenery is Magic, and the Grin Factor huge
If you are looking for things to do in Skibbereen and West Cork, there is an abundance of activities to enjoy and the town is steeped in history and interesting sites.
If you are interested in learning about the history of the beautiful town of Skibbereen then the West Cork Hotel is the perfect starting point. When you stay at the West Cork Hotel, you immediately place yourself at the centre of numerous, year-round, outdoor activities - all of which are guaranteed to put a wide grin on your face.
And, when you elect to draw on our extensive local knowledge of such pursuits, you’ll save money and time whilst creating holiday memories to cherish.
Our expertise is at your disposal prior to and during your stay – though with certain activities (e.g. sea kayaking, whale-watching, diving), particularly in high-season, we advise pre-booking to avoid disappointment, especially where children/groups are involved. You can always browse through our Top 10 Things to do in West Cork to get some inspiration.
Skibbereen and environs offer sea- and river- fishing, whale-watching, dolphin-spotting, island-hopping, kayaking, diving/snorkelling, cycling, walking, golfing, horse-riding, as well as escorted tours of heritage sites, gardens, and more. And, no matter what activity you choose to engage in, at the West Cork Hotel we will do our utmost to ensure your day runs smoothly and efficiently: Down the years we have established a network of reputable local experts; in other words, we know the people ‘in the know’.
For places to stay in West Cork choose the West Cork Hotel as we will make bookings, organise transfers, arrange group and family discounts, provide picnic-baskets, towels, etc. We will, through our local expert-partners, suggest the best stop-offs for cyclists who want a swim, anglers who want a relaxed pint, walkers who want a replenishing, meal. We recommend only those local operators who are leading the way in environmental protection, and only those who are genuinely child-friendly.
In short, we’ll tell you about the best in West Cork… as we’ve been doing since the West Cork Hotel opened its doors in 1902.
View our list of activities or visit the websites below for further information on how to make the most of your stay!
As we said there is so much to do in West Cork. The following pages give an insight into some of the many activities in the area:
- West Cork Kayaking
- West Cork Sea-angling
- Whale Watching West Cork
- Bus Tours/Day Trips
- Cycle Tours
- River Fishing in West Cork
- West Cork Diving and Snorkelling
- West Cork Walking
- Visit the West Cork Islands
- Golf in West Cork
- Trace your West Cork Roots
- West Cork Model Railway Village
- West Cork Garden Trail