Nearby Kilcrohane, renowned for its friendliness, has two pubs - Eileen's (Fitzpatrick's) bar and the Bay View Inn .You will receive a warm welcome; both have live music - moreoften in the summer.
Kilcrohane's Easter Music Festival, runs for three days with a mixture of music and sessions - it's an enjoyable, free event hosted by local pubs.
Bantry House has regular chamber music concerts and hosts the West Cork Chamber Music Festival in June and the Masters of Tradition week in August, both with internationally acclaimed Irish and invited musicians.
The West Cork Literary Festival, with lectures, readings, seminars and workshops, takes place in July in Bantry.
West of Kilcrohane there is the White House Gallery, at Ahakista the Heron Gallery
and the pottery Dun-Oir at Gerahies