Ballylickey is a village in west Cork which is situated at the very heart of the magnificent Bantry Bay, midway between Bantry and Glengarriff on the scenic route N71. The River Ovane flows into Bantry Bay at Ballylickey. There is a caravan park, B&Bs and hotels in Ballylickey, the most notable of which is Ballylickey House. South west of Ballylickey is the beautiful Sheep's Head Peninsula and Goats Path while just five minutes away, to the north-west is the magnificent Beara Peninsula, with all its ruggedness, mystery and the dominant feature of fabulous Hungry Hill. Bantry and Glengarriff are just five minutes away and provide golf courses and pitch and putt. There is also angling at Ballylickey with trout fishing most popular. There are also a selection of local pubs, shops and restaurants.