How-a-ya-doin’?! I hope you’re feeling mighty.

Welcome to another detailed Irish road trip guide.

if you’ve visited the site over the past couple of weeks, you’ll know that we’ve been banging road trip guides out pretty regularly.

My fingers are banjaxxed from typing, but the feedback has been cracking, so we’ll keep ’em comin’.

A quick recap…

Some of our most popular Irish Road Trip guides
  • 22 of the Best Things to do in Donegal on an Adventure-Packed 3-Day Road Trip (check it out here – this one nearly broke the website on several occasions)
  • An Unforgettable 18-Day Road Trip That’s Packed With The Best Places to Visit in Ireland (see it here)
  • Our 2-Day Road Trip Along The Causeway Coastal Route For You To Steal (Cliffs, Whiskey, Caves + Loads More) – have a gander here!
  • 3 Adventure, Food + Craic Packed Days in Galway (Detailed Road Trip Itinerary) – for your viewing pleasure here.

On to the next one – soaking up a heap of the best things to do in West Cork on a 4-day road trip

if you’re thinking about exploring West Cork but haven’t a notion about where to go and what to do, then keep on reading.

Here’s what you’ll get from this guide.

What you'll get from reading this guide
  • A full detailed itinerary for 4 days
  • Recommendations on things to do (a lot of which are off the beaten track)
  • Advice on great places to eat in West Cork near the places that you’ll be exploring
  • Recommendations on where to stay and where to grab a pint
  • Loads more

Sound good? Here’s what you’ll be doing over each of the 4 days

If one of the days tickles your fancy, just click it to be taken to that section of the road trip 🍺🍺 (click on any of the links below to be taken straight to that day of the trip).

Day 1 – Kinsale to Skibbereen (Kinsale for coffee and a stroll, the old head walk, Inchydoney beach, Clonakilty, Drombeg Stone Circle, Glandore, Union Hall, Knockomagh Hill Walk, Skibbereen for the night)

Day 2 – Skibbereen to Schull (Baltimore, whale and dolphin watching, the Fastnet Lighthouse tour, Mount Gabriel, Schull for the night)

Day 3 – Schull to Bantry (Brow Head, Mizen Head, the Sheeps Head Way, Glengarriff Nature Reserve, Bantry for the night)

Day 4 – Bantry to Eyeries (Healy Pass, getting lost near Hungry Hill, Dursey Island, Allihies, the coastal drive to Eyeries)

Still need convincing? Here’s a look at some of the places we’ll be exploring in West Cork

colourful street in kinsale
Photo © The Irish Road Trip
allihies west cork aerial
Photo © The Irish Road Trip
brow head county cork
Photo © The Irish Road Trip
o'neills bar cork
Photo by Chris Hill

Ready to get cracking?

Our road trip around West Cork kicks-off on page 2 below.

Expect Coffee, coastal walks and some of the most gorgeous towns in Ireland.

Here’s where Day 1 will take us.

Click ‘2’ below to check out day 1 of our West Cork road trip 😘