Baltimore is a picturesque harbour village on the West Cork coastline and is a very popular sailing and watersports centre. There are a number of pubs, restaurants and a shop located in the village and the square is a hub for socialising. It is the gateway to the inhabited islands of Cape Clear, Sherkin and Heir. There are a number of ferry services operating from the pier which will take you to the islands.
Baltimore is approximately 90 mins drive from Cork Airport and is situated 8 miles from Skibbereen town.
In summer months the village is a lively and bustling centre for all forms of water sports. The sailing club located in the village provides sailing courses for all levels. Other water based activities are whale watching, angling, diving, fishing, seafaris and charter sailing trips which are all available from the pier. There is also the Wild Atlantic Swimming Pool.
Other amenities located nearby are Lough Hyne Nature Reserve which is great for swimming, kayaking, walking and hiking. The 18 hole golf course in Skibbereen is only a 10 minute drive.