Things to see or do
- Directions: From Glengarriff (N71) take the R572 to Castletownbere. From there, continue on the R575 (becoming the R575) towards Allihies. From Kenmare (N71) take the R571 as far as Eyries. Bypass Eyries, taking the R575 to Allihies.
- Car Parking Available: Yes
Allihies Copper Mine TrailAllihies Cork - Ireland South
Allihies Copper Mine Trail is a fascinating marked walking route that takes in the sites of the old copper mines around beautiful Allihies on the wild Beara Peninsula. The trail is freely accessible by the public and is open all year round. The trail takes in the mines, man-made reservoirs and gunpowder magazine, Ballydonegan Beach and there are spectacular mountain and sea views. A detailed map of the trail is available from Allihies Copper Mine Museum in Allihies village. Allihies Copper Mine Museum (see link) can also be visited, which tells the story of the lives of the miners and the technologies they employed. It offers a retail outlet, café and audio visual presentation.
ContactTelephone+353 (0)27 73 218
Fax:+353 (0)27 73 218
Address: Allihies Copper Mine Museum, Allihies, Beara, Co Cork, Republic Of Ireland