Placenames and their Amazing Stories in West Cork

Placenames and their Amazing Stories in West Cork

240min (approx)

The World's only daily Placenames Tour and includes a picnic lunch! Join us on one of the most beautiful walks in West Cork and together we will explore one of the most interesting sections of the Wild Atlantic Way, using toponyms - the language of its placenames. It is said the mighty inscribe their toponymy on the landscape. Gaels, Vikings, Normans, Spaniards, Pirates, English and the Irish all controlled this section of coastline at one time or another and they all left their mark in the toponyms and microtoponyms of this beautiful area.

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  • We provide a picnic lunch featuring local artisan foodstuffs.
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Parking Fees
  • We provide hiking poles for those that want to use them
  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off
  • Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

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