Castletownbere Slipway Castletownbere
Beara Co. Cork Ireland
Get a real flavour of Bere Island – its food and its fascinating history – on this cultural taste tour of an island with an intriguing past
There will be tastings of local produce, prepared the island way on a bus tour that will take in the local island restaurants.
The tour will also introduce you to the historic sites of the island, including the Heritage Centre, the Gallán or standing stone at the island’s centre, the wedge tomb, and Lonehort Viking Harbour. The tour is guided by a local resident who will give you a great insight into this fascinating place and the ways its past has left its mark on its plates!
Booking is essential! This event is part of the ‘A Taste of West Cork’ food festival.
About Bere Island
Bere Island, just a short ferry journey from the Beara peninsula, is one of 7 inhabited islands on West Cork’s coastline – part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way touring route.
More about the Festival
A Taste of West Cork Food Festival brings together a unique mix of food markets, demonstrations, competitions, dinners, brunches, and banquets, along with food-tastings, talks, exhibitions, children’s events and more!