Bere Island is located 2 miles off the South-West coast of Ireland in Bantry Bay, County Cork.
To the North there is the rugged and beautiful Beara Peninsula, while to the east and south lies the vast bay, which has played host to some of the world's largest ships. The island faces the open Atlantic to the south and south-west offering spectacular views in all directions. The licensed car/passenger ferry "Ikom K" operates between the "Pontoon" pier on the mainland and Lawrence Cove on the island where Rerrin village is located with a Shop, Post Office, Pub, Café/Restaurant, 2 hostels, Marina and Craft Shop. There are Self-catering Holiday Homes in Ardagh which is located 1 mile away from where the ferry lands. Other attractions on Bere Island include the Beara Way walking route, a cycling route, shore angling, archaeological sites, the remains of Victorian British military fortifications and two Martello towers, one of which has recently been restored and opened as a Heritage Centre.
Newtown Farm Bed & Breakfast near Ardmore, is the ideal location for anyone looking to visit the attractions around Cork & Waterford. Contact us to arrange your holiday accommodation today.