Ellen Hutchins Heritage Trail

Ellen Hutchins Heritage Trail

17 - 25 August, 7am - 9pm

  • Ellen Hutchins Festival
  • Bantry Bay
  • Co. Cork County

Explore Bantry Bay’s shores, woods and mountains by following a self-guided trail telling the story of Ireland’s first female botanist.

Leaflets are available at Bantry Tourist Office or download at www.ellenhutchins.com. This heritage trail follows in Ellen's footsteps visiting many of the places she hunted for plants, as well as her birth & burial sites. At most of the trail stops there are options to explore further by following local walking routes. An audio guide which voices Ellen's story and excerpts from her letters can be downloaded at: https://www.abartaheritage.ie/product/ellen-hutchins-trail/

Admission & Booking

  • Admission Free

Access & Parking

  • Suitable for Children under 12
  • Wheelchair Access (Partial)
  • Car Parking Available

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