On the Wild Atlantic Way, Courtmacsherry is a picturesque seaside village which lies midway between the Old Head of Kinsale and the Seven Heads, just a short distance from the village of Timoleague and only 15 minutes from Clonakilty on the rugged West Cork coast, which Courtmacsherry is referred to locally with good humour as "A Quiet Drinking Village with a Fishing Problem".
Courtmacsherry Hotel was built in 1820. It was formerly the summer home of the Earl of Shannon who planted many exotic trees, shrubs and woods around the village. On the front lawn of the hotel is a Quercus suber cork oak tree, one of the oldest cork trees in Ireland. The village of Courtmacsherry grew in Victorian times, as a haven for holidaymakers from the city of Cork.
The hotel is privately run by the Adams family since 1973.
The hotel offers 10 Bedrooms, many of which have a wonderful view of the harbour. The bedrooms offer comfort and style all with ensuite bathrooms with bath/shower, central heating, direct dial telephone, multi-channel television, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary water and Free WiFi.
Recommend by AA, dining in The Cork Tree Restaurant is a treat. Locally produced meats and a wide choice of freshly caught seafood are specialities. A truly superb wine list offers an extensive selection of wines from around the world. The front lounge bar with its magnificent view of the harbour is a wonderful place to enjoy a drink with friends and locals alike. The Seven Heads Bar offers a bar food menu with a wide variety of dishes. It also offers entertainment on many evenings and is also available for private functions.
There are superb walks in the area with spectacular coastal, rural and woodland scenery to enjoy. The Seven Heads walking routes are well marked and maps are available locally. Wildlife is abundant with otters, seals, foxes and hares often spotted on walking excursions. The area is renowned for fantastic birdlife.
If visitors are looking for an off the beaten track adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way then Courtmacsherry is the perfect place for you. The charming towns and villages of the area are all worth visiting with craft shops, restaurants, beautiful scenery and places of historical interest to see. Glorious beaches are dotted along the coastline. This is truly a wonderful place to enjoy a holiday.
Situated right on the Wild Atlantic Way Courtmacsherry is the perfect base for exploring the south west coast of Ireland.