available hikes

We do scheduled hikes every Saturday and Sunday with additional week day bookings if we get enough interest. Longer hikes usually include a stop for lunch so bring along a snack! We cater to all ages and abilities. Private hikes can be scheduled most days of the week, just get in touch and we'll work something out.

Leisurely Strolls

Experience the tranquility of Cab Dubh with our leisurely two-hour stroll (give or take). Meandering through picturesque landscapes, this enchanting hike offers a gentle ascent, stunning panoramas, and a chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Glengarriff. Perfect for all ages and fitness levels. Even great for those who indulged in one too many pints in the village the night before.


Panoramas of the Cahas, the McGillycuddys, the Shehys, Glengarriff Harbour and Bantry Bay

From €20 per person

Half-day Treks

Lace up your boots and let the panoramic views leave you in awe. Over the course of about 5 hours, you’ll challenge yourself with this rewarding ascent. This intermediate hike generally takes us up Sugarloaf Mountain, which can be seen from all around the area. You’ll love knowing you’ve made it to the top! Majestic views of the gorgeous Beara Peninsula, Hungry Hill, sparkling Bantry Bay, and the stunning landscapes of Kerry. 

From €50 per person

Epic Expeditions​

This approximately 6-hour expedition takes you on a breathtaking ridge walk along the Cork/Kerry border through Caha Pass. With sweeping views over the rugged Sheep’s Head and Mizen Peninsulas to the shimmering Kenmare and Bantry Bays, you’ll be able to witness the beauty of two worlds converging in one magnificent vista. This exhilarating hike ends with a rewarding swim at Barley Lake.

From €60 per person

Private Tours

Experience the freedom of a custom hike tailored to your preferences and abilities. Whether you’re seeking a challenge or something more low-key, we can curate a personalized adventure just for you. Immerse yourself in the stunning sights of Beara, Hungry Hill, Bantry Bay, Kerry, Sheep’s Head, Mizen, Kenmare Bay, and more. With our custom hikes the possibilities are endless.


Let us create an unforgettable journey that matches your perfect day out, ensuring an enjoyable exploration of the remarkable landscapes of West Cork.

Pricing Varies

*Times are estimates. Hikes can sometimes go a longer than expected as we make sure everyone is safe and comfortable with our pace.*

Why West Cork Hikes

Your local guide Adam fosters a friendly, upbeat, and supportive environment. Onwards & Upwards is dedicated to ensuring your comfort, safety, and enjoyment throughout the entire hiking adventure.


We create unforgettable memories. Whether it’s witnessing stunning views, learning about local culture and myths, or connecting with fellow hikers, we strive to make your time with West Cork Hikes truly special.

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