Rosscarbery is a small picturesque town overlooking the West Cork coastline. The town was built around a monastery. St. Fachtna established the building in the sixth century. It is now a peaceful place with nicely decorated buildings and traditional shops. The town has a good structure as everything is withing walking distance of Rosscarbery making it an ideal tourist centre.
The Warren Beach, Ownahincha Beach and the Long Strand offer bathing with their golden sandy beaches for those wishing to relax. Golfers may improve their skills at the local Driving Range.
There are a lot more activities such as renting pedal boats, rowing dinghies or canoes and sailing lessons are available at he Marine Leisure Centre whilst the children's playground and tennis courts are just nearby.
Visitors may discover the area on horseback taken from one of the local Riding Centres or meet some farm animals at the local Pet Farm and Agricultural Museum. Rosscarbery offers fishing as well as bird watching as large numbers of duck, waders, sea and migratory birds are to be seen along the coast.
For those interested in not only relaxing but history there are numerous megalithic tombs, stone circles and standing stones in the area such as Drombeg which is probably the most famous one. Furthermore, there are many places to visit - such a s St. Fachtna's Cathedral, Castlefreke, Coppinger's Court and birthplaces of Gen. Michael Collins and O'Donovan Rossa to mention some of them.
Rosscarbery is aslo a paradise for walker as walking paths are running through scenic countryside with breathtaking views of land and sea.
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