Festivals

The Top of the Rock is a perfect place to stay for any of the great festivals/ events which take place in West Cork each year. This years’ festivals include…

  • Bantry Walking Festival 1st – 4th June 2018
  • A full programme of walks in the Sheep’s Head, Beara and Drimoleague areas organized by a vibrant committee in Bantry.

  • West Cork Music Festival Friday 29th June to Saturday 7th July 2018. Let the inspiration of our Pod Páirc and walks be the backdrop for this world class musical event happening just twelve miles away. This is the most reasonably priced accommodation you will find for the festival. Bantry is just 12 miles away, or if you leave the car at home, why not avail of public transport. If need be we can arrange transport back to the Pod Páirc late at night for a small extra cost. Be inspired!
  • West Cork Literary Festival 13th-20th July 2018 For the literary genius in you….Let the inspiration of our Pod Páirc and the Drimoleague Heritage Walks be the backdrop for this great literary event happening just twelve miles away. Bantry is just 12 miles away, or if you leave the car at home, why not avail of public transport. If need be we can arrange transport back to the Pod Páirc late at night for a small extra cost. li>
  • St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Way Community Walk 11th-12th August 2018
  • St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Way Contemplative Walk… 18th-19th August 2018
  • “A Taste of West Cork” food festival Skibbereen 7th – 16th September 2018. This festival has established itself as the premier food festival in Ireland. Over 100 events for all tastes, pockets and age-groups cover every village and town in West Cork. Here at the PodPairc we are glad to host two of these in conjunction with our local CENTRA supermarket, and our neighbours at Glenilen Farm host another.
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    St. Finbarr's Way Walk Family PictureWalking Sign on Stacked Stones on St. Finbarr's Walk