Day 1; Arrive by bus to Glengarriff
Day 2; Glengarriff to Adrigole; Distance 13km, ascent 650m, approx walking time 5 hours
The trail passes, after leaving Glengarriff, through the gap between Gowlbeg Mountain and Sugarloaf Mountain before winding down to Adrigole along an old coach road, with fantastic views of Bantry Bay.
Day 3;Adrigole to Castletownbere; Distance 19km, 650m ascent, approx walking time 5-6 hours
Following the lower slopes of Hungry Hill and zigzagging across the slopes of Maulin, the trail leads you down to exceptionally pretty fishing town of Castletownbere.
Day 4; Bere island; Distance 2km to 19km.
With a choice of routes on Bere Island you can choose your distance after making the short ferry ride from Castletownbere
Day 5;Castletownbere to Allihies; Distance 14km, ascent 300m, approx walking time 4 – 5 hours
Forestry tracks leads you out of Castletownbere to pass through the Slieve Miskish Mountains, across open mountain tracks, leading you to the very colourful village of Allihies.
Day 6; Faunkill to Allihies; Distance 17 km, ascent 450m, approx walking time 5 to 7 hours
Fron Faunkill the trail kollows the coast, leading you to Eyeries and onto the low slopes of the Miskish Mountains to take you back to Allihies.
Day 7;Allihies to Dursey sound; Distance 13km, ascent 290m, approx walking time 4 – 5 hours
While this is a short days walking, you will be rewarded with the most spectacular cliff walks to reach the end of the Beara peninsula.
Day 8; depart castletownbere