Castle ~ once castle home of the famous OSullivan-Bere
family, who led the great march North to Leitrim in 1602. A separate
large ruin was the home of the Puxleys, the owners of the Allihies
Village ~ this village has beautifully painted houses and flower
displays on nearly every window. Parts of the television series
'Falling For a Dancer' were shot here in 1997.
~ close to Glenbeg & Derryvegal lakes, both of which provide
good trout fishing. Nearby is a stone circle, one of the many archaeological
sites on the peninsula.
~ reputedly one of the longest villages in the country offers:
award winning craft shop and the highest waterfall in Ireland
(located around the base of Hungry Hill).
Healy Pass, which takes a scenic mountain route linking the North
and the South of the peninsula.
The peninsulas main town (pop. 1500) and the largest
white fish port in Ireland. Watch the fish being unloaded from the
boats and transported off around the world. Mooring for yachts in
the harbour and great sheltered sailing in the haven
of Bere Island. Two supermarkets, garages, coffee shops, restaurants,
clothes shops, hardware and ships chandlers.
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Beara Holiday home is a member of Fuchsia