Eyeries Bed & Breakfast

Dursey Island - Holiday Cottage

Beautiful Eyeries

About Us

Formanes House
Bed & Breakfast

Eyeries, Beara,
Co. Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353(0)27 74360
Mob: +353(0)87 797 0630
Contact: Rosarie O'Neill
Email: formaneshouse@gmail.com

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Formanes House B&B Eyeries where you are assured of a great Irish welcome at Formanes House: Our Eyeries B&B is situated 8 km from Castletownbere in the outskirts of the picturesque and much filmed village of Eyeries and over looking Coulagh Bay on the Beara Peninsula situated in the South-West coast of Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way. There are lovely walks on the coast and the Beara Way with magnificent and breath taking views on all routes. Compare car hire at Airport Car Hire or City Car Rentals

Situated in the outskirts of the picturesque and much filmed village of Eyeries with lovely walks on the coast, ancient stone circles, Ogham Stone (tallest in Europe) 20 mins walk, and only 10 mins from Castletownbere town & second largest sheltered harbour in the world. For a longer holiday check out details below for an island holiday on Dursey Island in our cosy Dursey Cottage.


Formanes House Bed & Breakfast Eyeries West Cork


Single Room

Bed & Breakfast

45per night

Double Room

Bed & Breakfast

70per night

Twin Room

Bed & Breakfast

70per night

Dursey Island

Holiday Home

1 week € 350.
Book our Dursey Holiday Home now.
We are closed for Christmas and the New Year.
B&B Facilities Only


  • Ensuite Rooms
  • Free Wifi in Rooms
  • TV in Rooms
  • Private Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Peaceful setting


  • Cycling & Bike Hire
  • Horseriding
  • Golf course
  • Fishing & Sailing
  • The Beara Way
  • Wild Atlantic Way

Local Attractions

  • Allihies Copper Museum
  • Dzogchen Buddhist Retreat
  • Dursey Island Cable Car
  • Eyeries Village
  • Dunboy Castle
  • The Healy Pass
Complimentary Tea/Coffee on arrival

Eyeries village has won several silver awards for its tidiness and general presentation in the tidy towns of Ireland. The beautiful colourful village boasts a Playground, a Sensory Garden, a Restaurant (Eyeries Bistro – I can arrange to book in advance), Post Office/Shop, Newsagents, Supermarket, seasonal Coffee Shop, two Pubs with live music at weekends and a very pretty Church. Eyeries hosts an annual Family Festival and road race (Eyeries 5 mile). There are several local artists, storytelling events.

HOW TO FIND US: Just before you arrive at Eyeries you will see the sports ground coming up on your right.Formanes House is signposted just before the sports ground on your left-hand side. When you get to Eyeries do not take the left turn into the village, instead continue on past the sports ground on the left and Formanes House is signposted immediately on your right-hand side.

Dursey Island Holiday Home

Dursey Island - Holiday Cottage Rental

Dursey Island Holiday Home in West Cork is located out on one of Irelands very popular little islands, offering breath taking scenery, popular with artists, writers, bird watchers. Enjoy a cable car journey out to our beautiful Holiday Let on Dursey Island. It is a unique holiday experience with a small population on the island but with all the necessary services to be found there. The best way to see the island just to walk at your leisure or cycle, to be enjoyed at a slow pace!

ABOUT: Dursey Island Cottage, sleeps 4 people. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom a cosy cottage, with TV, DVD, Radio, microwave, grill cooker and oven, fridge and freezer with all necessary items for a great island holiday in West Cork set in a tranquil location with sea views.

RATES: GUEST MINIMUM STAY: BOOK 1 week € 350 or book 3 nights accommodation on Dursey Island for € 270. Looking to Book our Dursey Cottage or contact us for more details: formaneshouse@gmail.com

Beara Peninsula

Beara Peninsula

Enjoy the many local summer festivals on the Beara Peninsula including the Hag of Beara. Hire a bicycle and explore Beara at your own pace, swim in the local beaches, visit the local sailing clubs. Brush up on your Golf and Pitch & Putting skills. Try your hand at some fishing in our local waters or visit some of our exciting art galleries.

See and do

Beara Way walks (luggage transfer available if necessary), Dursey Island Cable car – Ireland's only cable car. Hill walking to Allihies. We are 20mins drive from the local and much popular Buddhist retreat centre – Dzogchen Beara, Bere Island (also hosts a weekly park run – I can book a place in the ferry in advance). Tour the Healy Pass road


Allihies Historical Coppermine’s Museum and Cafe. Visit the many local ancient and historical sites. Ancient stone circles, Ogham Stone (tallest in Europe) Dzogchen Beara, Bere Island (also hosts a weekly park run – I can book a place in the ferry in advance). Tour the Healy Pass road. Visit the local towns and villages close by.

Take in some wonderful sights with
Dursey Ireland Tours
for more information contact Beara Baoi Tours or call on +353 (0)87 6461627.

Wild Atlantic Way

Formanes is on The Wild Atlantic so you can drive some of Irelands wonderful coastline that is the Wild Atlantic Way taking in the wonderful Beara Peninsula in West Cork. With some of West Corks most well know walks and cycle route you will be sure to have a great time.

Guest Reviews

So so good. Cosy, warm, generous and friendly and very helpful. Will recommend.

Michael, Brisbane.

Brilliant, lovely warm welcome, great breakfasts, beautiful countryside and a stunning view, what more could you ask for. Thank you so much,we'll definitely be back.

Kevin and Dee, London

We had a most enjoyable stay here,perfect in everything, clean rooms, good beds, great breakfasts, quietness, magnificent view over Coulagh Bay and above all a very warm welcome. Rosarie and Battie made us feel at home and were always ready to help.

Bridgette and Charles, France

Thank you for your great and warm hearted hospitality, we had a wonderful time.

Nele and Angelica, Germany
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