Location: Russagh, Skibbereen,

                 County Cork

Contact:  Shawn

Phone:  353 (0) 28 22451

Fax:      353 (0) 28 22988

Email:   info@russaghmillhostel.com

Web site:  www.russaghmillhostel.com

Open:   April- November

Rates:   dorm room : 15 euros per                        


             private double room: 20

             family room: 60 euros

             single private room: 30 euros

Directions:  From Cork City or Kerry, take the N71 to Skibbereen through the town to the roundabout on Baltimore Road.  Take a left on roundabout.  Russagh Mill Hostel is located one mile out the Castletownshend Road on left-hand side.


-adventure activities offered such as

canoeing at nearby Lough Ine and

climbing and abseiling, ideal for

active families

-unique setting in an old corn mill

-friendly and welcoming atmosphere

-private kayak instruction

(25 euros per person)

-free bed linen

-fully-equipped self-catering kitchen

-continental breakfasts available upon 


-wireless Internet

-family rooms available

-free shower

-group bookings accepted out of season

-bicycle hire nearby

-car park on site

-Adventure Week Program - four days

for 8-15 year olds in July and August

The Main Adventure Activities

include:  kayaking, climbing, abseiling, 

orienteering, archery, team challenge,

raft building, snorkeling, fun and       

games throughout the week. 

-Method of payment:  cash or cheque

Things To Do In The Area:




-visit Cape Clear Island

-visit Sherkin Island

-visit Famine Heritage Center

-visit Lissard Garden (in walking distance)

-take dolphin and whale tour

-horseback riding

-visit pubs and shops in nearby


-take a ferry to one of the nearby


-walk through fields to town


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