FAQ’s

How far are you from Pub/Restaurant/Shop?

There is a Centra Supermarket and Petrol station at the entrance and a Pub and Deli/Café further down the road.  Hot food is available in the Pub.

Is there Medical services locally?

Yes. In Bantry Hospital and in the GP clinics. An out of hours services, South DOC operates overnight.

Is the Park suitable for Children on bicycles?

The Park itself is NOT suitable for children cycling.  We have lots of pathways and hilly terraces and children forget the dangers of traffic.

Do I need a car?

While it is not an absolute necessity, it is a huge advantage. Without one, you will miss out on the best of West Cork.  Public transport will get you here but not down the peninsulas and the magical hidden places.

What are hours of Arrival and Departure?

Check in and Check out: 12 noon.

How far are you from nearest village or town?

We are in Ballylickey, which  is tiny area but we do have good services.

Bantry town is 6km and Glengarrif Village 11km.

Is there an Iron/Hairdryer available on site?

Yes. You can borrow both from reception.

Where is the nearest sandy beach.

Barley Cove on the Mizen Head Peninsula,  is the nearest golden sand beach.

What method of payment do you accept?

We accept cash and cards at Eagle Point.

What is the best way to get to Eagle Point Camping?

Please read our directions in the Location page, which explains the route options.

GPS is better treated as a backup in West Cork, as some of the “direct routes”, are not suitable for towing .

Are fire pits/ open fires allowed?

No. Open fires are not allowed, including chimeras, wood burning stoves or logs on the BBQ.

Can we hire motorsports equipment?

No. Sorry.  If you have your own, it would be a good idea to bring them with you.

Otherwise, you could spend a day at one of the Watersport centres in the West cork area.

Can I bring Kayaks, boats etc?

Yes.  We are surrounded by water at Eagle Point. There are two slipways for boat launch on the park.

(No Jet Skies).

Can UK / Overseas visitors buy gas in Ireland ?

UK visitors experience problems obtaining compatible gas in Ireland.

So, UK visitors try and bring ample gas for your stay. Every season this problem arises and the only option is substantial detour to Whitegate Refinery in Cork for a refill.

Are Barbecues allowed?

Yes, BBQ are allowed provided you use proper BBQ equipment  and ONLY non-sparking fuel, such as Charcoal is used.

Is there internet access?

There is free wifi around the reception area and in the wifi room.

Are Pets allowed?

No. Sorry, Eagle Point Camping has a No Pets policy.

Can I buy gas locally?

Yes.  At the local Centra Supermarket.




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