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Baltimore (Ireland)

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Baltimore is a village on Ireland's southwest coast in West Cork. Baltimore Harbour is a large, well sheltered natural harbour and is very popular with sailors. The nearest town is Skibereen, a ten minute drive away. Popular with sailors it is welcoming for all tourists. A pleasant relaxing day or could be spent here. The village is busiest during the summer months.

Get in[edit]

Own car is best. Small car park(20 cars) beside pier. Buses daily from Skibereen. Check "Bus Eireann" website. Walking from Skibereen strongly discouraged due to narrow, busy road. Cycling possible. Taxis. Anchorages available for yachts.

Get around[edit]

On foot.


Views of the harbour. "The Beacon". Boats.


Stroll. Eat. Fair held once a year (inquire locally). Regattas. Take the ferry to Sherkin Island or Cape Clear Island.


Cotter's convenience store for groceries, newspapers etc.


One of the best reasons to come to Baltimore is for the food. At least 8 restaurants most of which will serve some local seafood. Irish, French, Italian. Pubs also serve great food here. Baltimore Harbour Hotel. Casey's of Baltimore(Seafood). Chez Youen(Fine French Dining). Customs House. Glebe Gardens. Island Cottage. La Jolie Brise( casual, great pizzas, eat outside). Rolf's Restaurant & Wine Bar. The Mews. The Sibin


Many to choose from. Lively, music, craic agus ceoil. Bushes, MacCarthys. The Algiers (Read up on the scary history!!!).


Guesthouses. Hotels

Get out[edit]

Buses. Bus eireann(website). Taxis can be arranged.

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