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Address: Bantry, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 27 61226
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Hillwalking

Rugged terrains, well marked, a bit challenging but rewarded with the scenery. Our reward was the lovely cupan tae in the little cafe at the tip of Sheep's Head. The lady running... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Rugged terrains, well marked, a bit challenging but rewarded with the scenery. Our reward was the lovely cupan tae in the little cafe at the tip of Sheep's Head. The lady running the cafe serves really good, fresh sandwiches , homemade variety of cakes and fresh scones with jam and cream. Delicious! Toilets here too were spotlessly clean ,

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Quesnel, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Great wiggly trail through the hills to the lighthouse and Atlantic ocean. Watch your footing if the trail is wet.

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Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

there was nothing to dislike beautiful scenery lovely friendly people cant wait to go back next year

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Toronto, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Great lookout onto the water. It was a bit windy in December but the photos were worth it!! There's a picnic bench with a view so if you want to Bing a snack or a lunch its a great place to do it.

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Ennis, Clare, Ireland
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171 reviews 171 reviews
38 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I had time to kill so went this route for a change. For the uninitiated on Irish roads, this can be a wee bit scary but the saving grace is that nobody can go fast. It is beautifully scenic reminiscent of old Ireland. I did not go on the walking routes this occasion.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Unspoilt and totally natural place. Walkways on the Peninsula are top class and easy to navigate. The people are extremely friendly and very helpful to the slightly lost tourist. Loads of places to eat and visit.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed on the Sheeps Head Peninsula for a week over Christmas (Dec 2014). We were looking for somewhere quiet with stunning scenery and we found it. The drive onto the Peninsula gave some fantastic views and we loved everything about our whole stay. Great area for walking and there are a couple of options for eating/drinking. We were very... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It's all about view clean fresh air walking ,lovely pubs .What more can I say .I will be awfully mean now I really want to keep this place to myself sorry

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County Cork, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Sheeps Head peninsula or, more correctly, the Muintir Bhaire peninsula is one of the great places in Ireland. It has been brought to prominence thanks to the great work of the local committee, the pioneering work of the late Tom Whitty and the support of the local farmers across whose land the walking routes traverse. The beauty is enhanced... More 

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Cork
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97 reviews 97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you're planning to visit the Bantry area then this is part of the tour well worth including. Don't worry about the narrow roads. Take your time, give way to ondoming traffic when it's obvious that you should, and enjoy the experience. We happened to visit the area during awfully wet weather and still enjoyed it. The scenery is great,... More 

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