The charming village of Baltimore is situated on the South West coast of Cork County, approximately 95kms from Cork City off the N71 road.

Baltimore is a picturesque, tranquil village which is popular among tourists for its attractive landscapes and its unhurried, peaceful way of life.

With its sailing club and two sailing schools as well as 2 diving schools, it is renowned as a sailing and sea sports centre and its safe and sheltered habour is perfect for beginners.

Local industry in this small community is centred upon fishing, farming, knitwear and boat building.

Baltimore and its surrounding Highlights:

  • The islands of Cape Clear, Sherkin and Heir
  • Carbery’s Hundred Isles
  • Fastnet Rock
  • The sea lake Lough Hyne
  • Mizen Head