Some of the prettiest walks near Bantry Ireland are on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula. This post describes two such walks, one to the copper mines and the other to the nearby Sheep’s Head Lighthouse.
Although we had come to Bantry in order to take advantage of the more dramatic Sheep’s Head hikes along the coast, there were some beautiful walks to be started right from the center of downtown Bantry.
We picked the Rosemount B&B in Wexford based on an extensive search through multiple travel sources including The Rough Guide and Booking.com. Most of what we read were glowing reports, so we were excited about our visit. Imagine our disappointment when almost everything about this place was wrong. Read our review to find out what was wrong, how our travel sources failed us, and why we think they were so off the mark.