Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival
Where: Ballydehob, West Cork
When: 16th – 18th June
Who can resist beautiful West Cork?
Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival takes place in the picturesque village of Ballydehob, in the heart of West Cork. The weekend will be packed with sea songs and shanties, a craft markets and even a sea song writing competition.
The picturesque village of Ballydehob lies at the waters edge. The name comes from Béal an Dá Chab, meaning “mouth of the two river fords. Just off the coastline is the festival’s namesake the mesmerizing Fastnet Lighthouse.
Most events are free so your next step should really be a quick google of ‘B&B Ballydehob’!
Where exactly is the Fastnet Maritime Festival?
And the best advice we can share with you…
- Get a boat out and explore the festival’s namesake Fastnet Lighthouse.
- Make sure you join in and sing you’ve favourite party piece!
For more info: Fastnetmaritime.com