Overlooking Bantry Bay in the heart of West Cork
Bantry town is situated just over 55 miles west of Cork City. It is a large Market town providing commercial, retail and tourism/leisure facilities for locals and visitors alike.
With a fine raised plaza in its main square overlooking the harbor the town has a variety of small shops and businesses, restaurants and bars to choose from. On Friday’s you will find the farmers market in full swing, with a large range of stalls selling a variety of different local produce from cheeses, charcuterie, breads, organic vegetables, soaps and candles and much more.
Bantry is also host to the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Masters of Tradition festival, West Cork Literary festival, Bay Run Half Marathon, National Windsurfing Championships, The Fastnet International Rally and Bantry Show (the largest in Munster).