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Kilcrohane

Kilcrohane is a village in west Cork. It is the last coastal village on the Sheep's Head peninsula after Durrus and Ahakista. It lies under the 'Shadow of Seefin' - the area's highest hill - and overlooks Dunmanus Bay. It is also not far from Caher Mountain. Kilcrohane is renowned for its beautiful coastline, idyllic views and world famous hill walking routes. Local amenities include two pubs, a café/gallery, three restaurants and a coffee shop which opens in July and August only. There is also a post office and filling station, a co-op, three B&Bs - two with restaurants - several self-catering accommodation and a garage/repair shop that also rents out bicycles. There is a cafe at the very end of the Peninsula - open from March through October. The Kilcrohane pier is popular swimming place and there are numerous private coves dotted along the coast. The water is clear and a beautiful place for swimming. There is an abundance of pollock and mackerel in Dunmanus Bay. Kilcrohane has a primary school and a church. There is daily transportation to secondary schools in Bantry and public transportation to Bantry twice a week. There is also a community field and hall and a children's playground with tennis court. Kilcrohane is base for the world famous hill walking route The Sheep's Head Way. The Sheep's Head way features over 60 miles of marked maintained hill and road walking routes with breathtaking views of Bantry and Dunmanus Bays. Kilcrohane is a perfect base for walking tours as it offers a wide range of accommodation to meet any budget to set out for a days walking. The area also has marked road cycling route for leisurely cycles over hilly roads with amaxing views of the surrounding countryside, the bays and the Atlantic Ocean. The Alice West Centre, a museum focusing on the life and art of the late Alice West, is open during the summer months and is run by the Muintir Bhaire Community Council. Alice West kindly bequeathed her estate to the community. The museum displays local artifacts, crafts, and artwork.

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