A Cork Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point

Whiddy Island

Whiddy Island is a small island of just 3.5 miles in length by 1.5 miles wide and is a Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point. It lies in Bantry Bay, County Cork between the Beara and Mizen Peninsulas. The harbour is one of the world’s best deep water harbours making Whiddy Island an ideal location for it’s fuel storage facility.

The island is accessed by ferry from Bantry Pier. Whiddy Island is a bird watchers paradise and popular with walkers, sailors and sea sports enthusiasts.