The West Cork Craft and Design Guild is located in Skibereen, County Cork. Among the many riches to be explored here is a profusion of accomplished craft workers. Like themselves, their work is unique, often idiosyncratic. Many of them draw inspiration from their surroundings, and relish the slower pace of life still found here. Several bring contemporary influences from beyond these shores.
The West Cork Craft and Design Guild works to bring together the pick of the crop, to nurture creativity and to promote the best in craft. You can find out more about West Cork's outstanding craftwork by browsing the web site listed. Products on offer include ceramics, cutlery, jewellery, wooden chairs, felt and lace products.
The town of Skibbereen offers a wide range of activities such as sea kayaking in the local Lough Hyne marine lake, abseiling, archery, orienteering, rock climbing, hill-walking and cycling. Skibbereen's proximity to the coast of Ireland makes it a perfect place to pursue sea fishing, scuba diving, sailing, and kayaking.