Dunbeacon Camping and Glamping is located on the Wild Atlantic Way, on the beautiful Mizen Peninsula in West Cork, overlooking Dunmanus Bay and Sheeps Head Peninsula. Nestled in a wonderfully tranquil rural location conveniently located outside the village of Durrus, and only a short drive from the vibrant villages of Ballydehob, Schull and the bustling town of Bantry. It is an ideal location for an activity holiday with an abundance of treks and trails on its doorstep, numerous music and arts festivals, spectacular gardens, sea and coastal activities, historical and cultural attractions.

The campsite is within easy reach by car on R591 just 4.5 km outside the village of Durrus, only 12 km away from both Schull and Ballydehob and 15 km away from Bantry town. With a couple of pubs and a grocery shop in the local village of Durrus, a nearby restaurant, and a pottery shop – you won’t be stuck for food and drink or entertainment.

The campsite is conveniently situated between the two scenic Southern Peninsulas of the Wild Atlantic WaySheeps Head to the north and Mizen Head to the south.  From here you can travel the Southern Peninsulas of the Wild Atlantic Way and experience one of Ireland’s most scenic coastal routes. There’s a diverse array of things to see and do in the region, from outdoor pursuits such as hiking, cycling, sea kayaking and sailing to cultural and historical activities the whole family can enjoy. Embrace the unique and inviting way of life in the southwest with culinary delights, local attractions and that one-of-a-kind character shaped by both nature and time down through the ages.


Experience the beautifully untouched Sheep’s Head Peninsula on the rugged Cork coastline. Enjoy the pleasant mild climate and take on the Sheep’s Head Way, a long distance walking route beginning in the town of Bantry in County Cork and running out along the north coast of the peninsula to the scenic lighthouse at the very tip before returning along the south side, passing through the pretty villages of Kilcrohane, Ahakista and Durrus. Soak up the spectacular scenery with picturesque loughs, colourful villages and fantastic coastal views.


The Mizen Peninsula, at Ireland’s most south-westerly point, is renowned for the beauty of its rugged landscape and ancient heritage. A tour of the Mizen Ring gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the various strands that make the Mizen unique – from geology, flora, birds and fauna to the influence of man and his history on the landscape.


Visit magical Bantry, a thriving market town set in the vast, sheltered Bantry Bay in the heart of the West Cork. Marvel at its high mountain ridges, an azure blue sea and cascading mountain streams. This is a place of unparallel beauty where the landscape changes with every mood of wind and sky.
Wander down to the ancient Kilnaruane Pillar Stone just outside the town, or experience a deep sea angling trip. Get a unique insight into Bantry’s rich historical past on the Heritage Trail, stop by stately Bantry House to soak up incredible views across the expansive bay and later, check out the incredible food scene.


The picturesque town of Schull only 12 km away from the campsite, is nestled in a scenic harbour, and is surrounded by a haven of hills, coves, beaches and natural wildlife. Set in the centre of the beautiful Mizen Peninsula Schull is one of the most appealing spots in West Cork boasting a lively collection of pubs, cafés and restaurants.
Walk over to the Colla Pier and enjoy a cruise to the famous Fastnet Rock. Stroll along the Schull Slí na Sláinte walking route and stop by the Schull Planetarium for a unique educational experience. Drop by the weekly farmer’s market for delicious local produce, or visit the majestic Copper Point lighthouse on nearby Long Island.