GPS: 51.568383,-9.745659
Irish Grid: 1V 79011 36466

Sheep's Head Retreat is located in the townland of Caher, 1.79 miles west of the village of Kilcrohane on the Sheep's Head Peninsula in West Cork, Ireland.


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Directions

From Rosslare Harbour and Cork
Take N25 towards Cork. Drive through New Ross, Waterford. At Cork, take N71 towards Bandon. At Bandon, take R586. Drive through Dunmanway, Drimoleague. Continue towards Bantry on N71. Shortly after Hurley's garage (Renault) on the left, turn left signposted Crookhaven and Sheep's Head R591, and then signs for Durrus and Kilcrohane. At Durrus, take right at fork on to Sheep's Head (signed for Ahakista, Kilcrohane).

From Dublin
Take Dublin (motorway) towards Cork (do not go to Cork city). Take the N71 (West Cork) which then becomes N27 signed Kinsale and Bandon, keep on the Bandon road R586, drive through Dunmanway, Drimoleague. Continue towards Bantry on N71. Shortly after Hurley's garage (Renault) on the left, turn left signposted Crookhaven and Sheep's Head R591, and then signs for Durrus and Kilcrohane. At Durrus, take right at fork on to Sheep's Head (signed for Ahakista, Kilcrohane).

From Killarney
Take N71 towards Cork. Drive through Kenmare, Glengariff, Bantry. After Bantry take second sign on the right to Kilcrohane (shortly after passing Barry's garage on the left) which will be signposted Crookhaven and Sheep's Head R591, and then Durrus and Kilcrohane. At Durrus, take right at fork on to Sheep's Head (signed for Ahakista, Kilcrohane).

Once on the Sheep's Head Peninsula
Drive through Ahakista and Kilcrohane towards the Sheep's Head, pass The White House Gallery on the left, pass the sign to Dooneen Pier, stay on the right fork as the road divides and count eight telegraph poles on the right. Opposite the the 8th telegraph pole there is a yellow Sheep's Head Way post. Turn left down the bohreen (lane or driveway) and park by red gate. Sheep's Head Retreat is on the left, the owner lives in the house below.

Alternatively, Carolyn can meet you at The White House Gallery.