Dunmanus Pier Cottage is located on a scenic coastal road, halfway between the village of Goleen and the bustling sea side resort of Schull. It is close to West Corks sandy beaches and being on a small fishing pier has beautiful sea views. It is every fishing enthusiast's dream. Wake up to the sound of the sea, watch your children fishing for crabs and buy lobster and prawn from the fishermen. Swim off the pier or go walking across the fields and rocks. Ideal for boat owners.The village of Schull, about 10 minutes by car, offers good shopping, a famous Sunday country market and plenty of pubs with life music. Schull's sailing centre offers weekly sailing courses during the summer. The beach of Ballynrisode, ideal for small children, is just a 5 minutes drive away and the beautiful beaches of Barleycove and the picturesque village of Crookhaven just 15 minutes by car.
Activities: Swimming, surfing, sailing, boating, pony trekking, tennis, walking and golf are all available nearby.
The Sheepshead peninsula offers hundreds of miles of walking trails and the members of the West Cork Garden Trail are opening their gardens to visitors in Spring and Summer.
The Good Things Cafe in Durrus has regular cookery classes during the off season. Many good artists live in our area and their studios can be visited by appointment.