Mick & Laraine Reddy
Four Directions, Park, Waterfall, Castletownbere, Co Cork
Mobile: +353 (0) 86037 6873
Email: laraine.reddy@aol.com 

Sight Seeing  

The Wild Atlantic Way, the longest, signed coastal drive in the world. Four Directions Cottage is on the route! www.ireland.com/en-gb/wild-atlantic-way

A local beach with Hungry Hill in the background 5 minutes drive or a 15 minute walk from the cottage. 

 The beach at Ballydonegan, Allihies is a secluded, sheltered haven.

Mill Cove Gallery, one of the most interesting galleries in the west of Ireland with a sculpture garden overlooking Bere Island. millcovegallery.com

Driftwood is an unusual craft shop in beautiful surroundings specialising in handmade garden furniture. thebearachair.com

Hungry Hill Gallery, unique family run gallery and gift shop. Try their delicious homemade cakes in the coffee shop. hungryhillgallery.com

The Ewe experience, Ireland's only interactive and interpretive sculpture garden. theewe.com

The Dzogchen Beara is a Tibetan Buddhist Retreat Centre. Visitors are welcome to view the amazing Atlantic vistas. dzogchenbeara.org

Take a trip to Dursey Island on Ireland's only cable car. The car carries six people or one cow! A perfect place for bird watchers. bearatourism.com/bwdursey

The Hag of Beara is said to have lived seven life times before being turned to stone. bearatourism.com/archaelogical

Bonane Heritage Park, with six thousand years of history - ring forts, boulder burials, stone circles and famine cottage ruins. www.bonaneheritagepark.com

Leitrim Beg, a wedge grave near Adrigole. bearatourism.com/archaelogical

Allihies Copper Mines. Visit the museum and learn about the miners from here who emigrated to Butte, Montana and Michigan in the U.S.A. acmm.ie

Puxley Mansion.The home of the family Daphne du Maurier based her novel Hungry Hill on.

Dunboy Castle, the stronghold of the O'Sullivan Bere was once the scene of the famous siege in 1602. 

The Italian Garden on Garinish Island, Glengarriff. glengarriff.ie

Glengarriff Nature Reserve in a sheltered glen opening out to Glengarriff Harbour is well worth a visit. glengarriffnaturereserve.ie

The Bamboo Park has 30 different species of bamboo on 13 acres of superb coastal woodlands. bamboo-park.com

Or just sit on the terrace at the cottage and watch the ships sailing by in Bantry Bay