PK Lodge Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Skibbereen is the perfect location for anybody on his or her genealogy trail as the Skibbereen Heritage centre www.skibbheritage.com is just a two-minute drive away; here you can commemorate the famine of the 1840s and visit the nearby famine graveyard of Abbeystrewery .You can also view a documentary on the unique salt-water lake of Lough Hyne.
Things to Do
Skibbereen is a very central location for exploring the fantastic unspoilt scenery of the Southwest Atlantic coastline of Ireland. West Cork is located in the South West corner of Ireland. It stretches from Kinsale to the Beara peninsula and boasts some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery. Due to its coastal location West Cork is a haven for all types of water–based activities. Skibbereen is less than a fifteen minute drive to Baltimore where you have sailing, diving, sea-angling and windsurfing, there are ferry services to the nearby Islands of Cape Clear and Sherkin .The spectacular setting of Glandore with its famous Drombeg Stone Circle and the fishing village of Union Hall which has kayaking, sea-angling and whale and dolphin excursions are only a ten minute drive. Rosscarbery and Clonakilty are further on and here you can trace the footsteps of General Michael Collins and visit the beautiful sandy beeches of Inchydoney. There are many safe and sandy beeches in West Cork. There is Salmon and trout fishing in the Ilen River, which flows through the town of Skibbereen.
Beautiful West Cork Ireland.
PK Lodge B&B accommodation in Skibbereen, is centrally located so you can easily explore the many attractions of West Cork in a few days.The well known and spectacular attractions of Mizen Head, Ring of Beara, Healy Pass, Glengarriff Woods, Garnish Island, Bantry House, Sheep’s Head, Gouganne Barra, and even the Ring of Kerry have been visited by our Guests who made PK Lodge their base for a few days.
For the golfing enthusiast there are many courses nearby, including the magnificent settings of Bantry bay and Glengarriff golf courses with their wonderful sea and mountain views. Further on you have Kenmare bay golf course and to the east you have the world famous Old Head of Kinsale Golf Club.
If you are looking for adventure you need look no further than the West cork adventure centre Skibbereen and for those of you who are interested in walking, hiking, or cycling there are numerous walking and cycling routes along the coast of West Cork. PK Lodge Bed and Breakfast provides safe bicycle storage for you.