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Welcome to The Mill Bed and Breakfast, Bantry, Co Cork


Directions to The Mill Bed & Breakfast,Bantry from Cork and Kerry


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Bantry is an extremely accessible fishing port/market from both County Cork and County Kerry.For those of you traveling from Cork to Bantry there are two possible routes that one could take.

Cork To Bantry- The quickest route.(70-80 Mins)

  1. On leaving Cork one should always look for the sign for West Cork. This will take you out past the Wilton Roundabout,or The Kinsale Roundabout and looking for the N71 route.

  2. This will take you into the tiny village of INNISHANNON.

  3. Next stop is BANDON. When you reach the bridge take a right for Bantry. This is well signposted.

  4. A 15 minute drive will take you to BALLINEEN-ENNISKEANE.

  5. The next town is DUNMANWAY turning left when you reach the top the square. Follow the signs for Bantry.

  6. The last village is DRIMOLEAGUE which has tiny narrow streets.

  7. The next stop is BANTRY and you are nearly there .(See below for details on how to get to the house.)

Cork to Bantry : The longer but more scenic route-2 hours

  1. Follow the signs for the AIRPORT. Pass the entrance of the airport and keep going for about three more kilometres when you will see a turning off for KINSALE. You will reach this exquisite seaside town about twenty minutes later. I would advise you to take time out to walk the streets of this town famous for it's cuisine.

  2. Head for the small village of INNISHANNON and then on to BANDON.

  3. At the top of Bandon turn left at the bridge for the Clonakilty Road.

  4. From Bandon you will pass through Gaggin and Ballinascarthy (birthplace of Henry Ford) before reaching CLONAKILTY.

  5. The next stop is ROSSCARBERY and then LEAP. From Leap the most direct route would be to head for SKIBBEREEN .However if you have time take a left turn in Leap to visit the beautiful seaside villages of GLANDORE, CASTLETOWNSEND, UNION HALL and BALTIMORE which can also take you to Skibbereen.

  6. From SKIBBEREEN, one can can take the road to Bantry . There are a number of different routes to Bantry, all of which are well signposted.

Directions from County Kerry

  1. If one is traveling from Killarney you should take the N71 Muckross/Molls Gap Road which will bring you into KENMARE. There are many spectacular views along this road so make sure to have your camera!

  2. For those traveling along the RING OF KERRY simply head for KENMARE.

  3. From Kenmare take the road for GLENGARRIFF passing through the tiny village of Bonane. You must travel through the famous tunnel which divides the Cork/Kerry border. This route can also be quite spectacular.

Where to go when you arrive in Bantry.

  1. If you arrive into Bantry from the Glengarriff/Kerry side: The Mill B&B is situated on the outskirts of Bantry Town on the N71. As you pass the 30 mile an hour sign, you will drive down a gentle sloping hill and The Mill is about 150 metres on the right hand side.

  2. If you arrive into Bantry from the Skibbereen/Dunmanway/Schull side: You will pass Bantry Bay harbour, then enter Bantry Square. Keep Left, following the signs for Glengarriff and the N71 road.. You will then drive for less than 1km. The Mill is situated on the left hand side of a gentle sloping road.

If you have any problems feel free to ring Tosca Kramer for directions :027-50278 or just 50278 from Bantry town.