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Ballycotton Cliff Walk

Address: Ballycotton, Cork, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 73 Attractions in Cork
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Lovely walk suitable for all ages. (Children must be accompanied and not suitable for buggies)
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Lovely walk suitable for all ages. (Children must be accompanied and not suitable for buggies)
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Cork
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

go on a sunny day, cut off the path and get to the pier.......spend a few hours alone, reflecting and relaxing in the heat!

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great walk in a sunny winter's day..trail can be muddy but manageable with good boots .walk back on road to Ballycotton for good food in town

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Cork, Ireland
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
63 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Start from Ballycotton and wear rough shoes in winter. Beautiful scenery, fairly flat and not the most physical. Usually you will see seals and lots of birds. Very nice food in town after your walk. Special Like: You park within 100m of the start of the walk!

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Cork
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Once you find the car park facing the sea, just walk up the hill to start your walk along the coast. Really beautiful on a nice day, a good relaxing walk. A few places you pass through are pretty tight so warning if you are obese.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Lovely walk !! Breathtaking views spent summers there as a child and the memories were brought alive again. The Garryvoe Hotel then for lunch and i have never seen such big portions well worth it !!!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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97 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We decided to head to Ballycotton after a busy day that started in Cobh in the morning and Midleton in the afternoon, finishing with the cliff walk in the early evening before heading back into Cork City for dinner. It was a misty and windy day and the grass and rocks were a bit slippery at times, but the views... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

this cliff walk is amazing,,,,,but please dont attempt it if you are not mobile enough or not fit enough , you need to be agile...fairly fit. and not afraid of heights....some parts of this walk are very dangerous so be very careful...........but the sea views are brilliant on a clear day.....

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Nice not long and not tiring cliff walk, very pleasant and seavillage atmosphere in Ballycotton Village

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Dublin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We did this walk in the howling rain and it was still beautiful. Dramatic views and not too challenging terrain. Well worth the walk if you're in the area.

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8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Love this cliff walk in Ballycotton. Its a favourite with our kids. Its a great way to stretch the legs on a warm summers evening.

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