Sheep’s Head Way

Co. Cork, Ireland

8 Day Leisurely - Sheep’s Head Way Walking Holiday

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7 Day Moderate - Sheep’s Head Way Walking Holiday

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6 Day Challenging - Sheep’s Head Way Walking Holiday

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Highlights on this trip include: 

  • Bantry
  • Ahakista Memorial
  • Dolphin & Whale Viewpoint
  • One of the most remote locations in Ireland
  • Never far from the magnificent Atlantic Ocean on this narrow peninsula

& so much more….

Grade
Leisurely - Challenging
Distance
200km (124 miles)
Duration
6 - 8 days
Dates
01 Mar - 12 Oct
Type
Self Guided
Rating
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Sheep’s Head Way - Overview

gravel path on peninsula ridge over the sea on the sheeps head way

This is one of Ireland’s youngest established waymarked trails so retains the unspoilt character. This peaceful narrow peninsula is looped with a 100 km long trail.

There are stone circles, standing stones, ring forts, a Napoleonic signal tower and early Christian sites so a landscape that has been stamped by many cultures over thousands of years.

It was the landowners themselves who put this route in place, you can be sure of a warm Irish welcome at every turn.

The real gem here is the tranquillity.

Highlights on this trip include: 

  • Peaceful & unspoilt peninsula on the Wild Atlantic Way
  • The mildest climate in Ireland with its proximity to the Gulf Stream
  • Historical points of interest that tell a story spanning thousands of years
  • European destination of excellence

Sheep’s Head Way - Available Hikes

Enjoy the walk at your own pace

Our Leisurely Hiking Tours are designed with the not so regular hiker in mind or for that matter the regular hiker who just wants to set an easy pace.

Leisurely Hiking Days

Average Daily Hike: 13 – 16 km (8 – 10 Miles)
Average Daily Hiking Time: 4 – 6 hours

Leisurely Itineraries Available

8 Day - Sheep’s Head Way Leisurely
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Enjoy the walk at your own pace

Our Moderate Hiking Tours are designed with the not so regular hiker in mind or for that matter the regular hiker who just wants to set an easy pace.

Moderate Hiking Days

Average Daily Hike: 16 – 20 km (10 – 13 Miles)
Average Daily Hiking Time: 5 – 7 hours

Moderate Itineraries Available

7 Day - Sheep’s Head Way Moderate
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Enjoy the walk at your own pace

Our Challenging Hiking Tours are designed with the not so regular hiker in mind or for that matter the regular hiker who just wants to set an easy pace.

Challenging Hiking Days

Average Daily Hike:
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Challenging Itineraries Available

6 Day - Sheep’s Head Way Challenging
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Sheep’s Head Way - Travel

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Sheep’s Head Way - Accommodation

Cooked breakfast,sausage,bacon,eggs and bowl fresh fruit - Mountain ways Ireland Walking Holiday

Sheep’s Head Way - Additional Activities

formal box hedge gardens and country house

Sheep’s Head Way - Photos

Sheep’s Head Way - Guide Price List

€645

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6 Days


Only €100 Deposit per person
Single supplement €290

Book Challenging

€570

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7 Days


Only €100 Deposit per person
Single supplement €330

Book Moderate

€495

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8 Days


Only €100 Deposit per person
Single supplement €280

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Sheep’s Head Way
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