Castletown Bearhaven


A pretty village home of the country’s fishing capital.

"Castletownbere (Irish: Baile Chaisleáin Bhéarra) is a town in County Cork in Ireland. It is located on the Beara Peninsula by Berehaven Harbour. It is also known as Castletown Berehaven.

A regionally important fishing port, the town also serves as a commercial and retail hub for the local hinterland. Located on the Wild Atlantic Way, tourism is also important to the local economy.The area is the setting for Daphne du Maurier's 1943 novel Hungry Hill named after the nearby mountain of the same name." Wikipedia

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Castletown Bearhaven

We spent a good few days here and really enjoyed the Irish hospitality, food and beer. Unfortunately the weather was grey, wet with strong winds for much of the time. When we did get out and about it was a beautiful area.

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Nearby Marinas, Harbours and Anchorages

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1 . Derrycreeven

This harbour links Beare Island with the mainland at Castletown Bearehaven. It has a pretty and friendly cafe "Lookout" with a lovely old dog called Murphy.

Lawrence Cove
2 . Lawrence Cove

A small pretty marina in a natural cove on the north-western coast of the Beare Island. Home to a collection of private yachts.

Nearby Towns

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1 . Rerrin

A small village around a natural harbour on the north-western side of Beare Island.

2 . Allihies

A pretty colourful town on the western coast of Ireland with a nice sandy beach and copper mines up in the hills.

3 . Bantry

A popular town with a great range of shops and pubs at the end of a long channel naturally protected by Whiddy Island.

4 . Cork

Cork is a city on the western coast of Ireland inset from the sea by the river Lee.

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