West Cork has a strong tradition of talented and skilled craft workers. There is a rich and varying range of produce to be found throughout the region. Whether you are looking for a unique keepsake, a present for a loved one or a distinctive piece to remind you of West Cork you are sure to find what you are looking for in all the craft areas to meet your specific needs.
Designer knitwear, art, lace, jewellery, ceramics, furniture, wood turning, glass, basketry, weaving, leather and batik are among the crafts on offer in this area. Interesting craft shops selling unique, locally made goods can be found throughout West Cork. Many craft workers and artists welcome visitors to their studios and galleries which are often located in scenic areas such as Schull and Baltimore.
There are also opportunities for you to learn a craft while you are on your holidays in West Cork. Your only problem will be trying to figure out which one to choose from, with the selection including watercolour, pottery, ceramics, woodcarving and stained glass.