Local activities Beara Peninsula

We offer guided mountain walks/hikes and accommodation for women on the Beara Peninsula, Castletownbere, West Cork, Ireland.

Guided walking Beara Peninsula

Guided walks in West Cork

There are a variety of walks that will suit all levels or walkers and hill walkers, some of them start right at our door. Rita leads guided walks to suit all levels of ability. Hungry Hill with the two lakes is an absolute must for any walking enthusiast! We have been hosting walking holidays and weekends for women for many years now and we will be able to advise you on what walks will best suit your level of ability.
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Whale watching West Cork

Whale and Dolphin Watching

On a calm day and if the cetaceans oblige, it is possible to spot a variety of whales dolphins and porpoises that grace these waters. Don’t forget to bring binoculars if you have them!
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Dzogchen Beara West Cork

Dzogchen Beara Retreat Centre

The Buddhist Retreat Centre is just 3k from Bellatrrix. Over the years we have looked after many women who have attended retreats there. www.dzogchenbeara.org Daily meditation practice is open to the public at Dzogchen Beara. The centre is situated in a dramatic cliff top location. You will have a view that you will never forget. There is also a lovely little coffee/book shop.
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Birdwatching West Cork

Bird Watching

Beara is renowned for its stone circles and standing stones dating back from 1500 to 500 B.C. The beautiful Derrentaggart West Stone Circle and Ring Fort are just a ten minute drive from Bellatrix and The Hag of Beara site at Kilcatherine is a wonderful place for rituals.
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Standing stones West Cork

Standing Stones

Beara is renowned for its stone circles and standing stones dating back from 1500 to 500 B.C. The beautiful Derrentaggart West Stone Circle and Ring Fort are just a ten minute drive from Bellatrix and The Hag of Beara site at Kilcatherine is a wonderful place for rituals.
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Shiatsu West Cork

Shiatsu

Rita has great skill and a wealth of experience in offering shiatsu massage. Shiatsu is non-invasive treatment with many practical benefits, it relieves stress and tension along with all sorts of aches and pains and digestive problems.

“I always enjoy the luxury of a treatment with Rita which relaxes and balances body and mind, bringing me a deep feeling of calm and well-being.”
Christine Whiteside

The islands of Beara

The Islands

You can take a day trip by ferry to Bere Island or take Ireland’s only cable car to Dursey Island. Seeing is believing and the journey across is an experience in itself.
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Cycling Beara Peninsula

Cycling

It is a ‘hilly’ experience to cycle in Beara but an exciting one and no better way to get close to nature.
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Art on the Beara Peninsula

Other activities on the Beara Peninsula

There are plenty of other activities on the Beara Peninsula, including Golf, Horseriding, Music and art to mention but a few.
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“Breakfast yum! The best coffee in Ireland too! Bellatrix went above and beyond our expectations. We could go on but we’re off on our next adventure!”

Beth and Melanie

Brooklyn, New York

Bellatrix West Cork

Dunboy Cottage, Fuhir, Castletownbere, Beara Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland P75AC89
Tel: +353 27 71717 • Email: bellatrixireland@gmail.com

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