CastletownBere is situated in the picturesque Beara Peninsula of West Cork. and offers a variety of activities from river & sea fishing to horse riding. Just outside the town is Berehaven Golf Club, a nine- hole course, with a magnificent view of Bere Island and Berehaven Harbour. Famous for its beara Walks the Beautiful white beach of Allihies, the ruins of O'Sullivan Bere's & Puxley's Castles at Dunboy.

The Beara Peninsula , fast becoming one of the most popular tourist spots, is situated on the south-west coast of Ireland stretching from Glengarriff to Dursey Head. There is plenty to do and see in the Beara Peninsula, which is dotted with many lively, colourful villages including: Allihies, Ardgroom and Eyeries, each with their own unique history and natural beauty, Beara has many landmarks of historical interest; The Ogham Stone, the famous "Hag of Beara" in Eyeries, the old Army Base on Bere Island, to name but a few. Beara is also made famous from the numerous books written about the area, and the Mini-Series "Falling for a Dancer"(written by Deirdre Purcell), was based and filmed in the Beara Peninsula.

 

Eyeries Village, fishing, of course, is very popular, and the Peninsula offers a wide variety, from lakes such as Derryvegal and Glenbeg in Ardgroom, river fishing, or simply casting your line from a rock, to watching the numerous fishing vessels as they dock and unload at the pier in CastletownBere or at Dinish Island.CastletownBere is a safe anchorage for yachts.