Get a real taste of Ireland when you enjoy a walk and whiskey tour on Whiddy Island in West Cork’s Bantry Bay!
Take the short trip from Bantry town to the unique location of Whiddy Island – one of West Cork’s seven inhabited islands for a unique whiskey tour with Liquid Curiosity’s Jaq Stedman.
Your guide, islander Tim O’Leary ,will share the secrets of the island’s past as you encounter the traces left by previous generations in the Martello towers, gun batteries, and other stone monuments that have stood the test of time.
After your walk, retire to Whiddy Island’s Bank House pub where Liquid Curiosity’s Jaq Stedman will take you on a kind of whiskey tour, introducing you to the distinctive flavours of Ireland’s exciting new whiskies.
It’s a great excuse to drink in the scenery!
Walk and Whiskey Tour Arrangements
The ferry will leave Bantry Pier at 2pm. The walk takes about 2.5 hours and will take place over mixed terrain, so good shoes are required. The walk will finish at The Bank House pub where you’ll enjoy your whiskey tasting session before you return to Bantry on the 6pm ferry. The ferry journey takes approximately ten minutes each way.
The ‘Walk and Whiskey Tour’ fee of €40 includes your ferry trip to Whiddy Island, a guided walk, and your whiskey tasting session. Booking Essential!