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Address: Bantry, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 27 61226
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Lovely day out...

Spectacular views and a lovely walk to the lighthouse - bit far for small children though. Well worth the effort!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Arklow, Ireland
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Arklow, Ireland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Spectacular views and a lovely walk to the lighthouse - bit far for small children though. Well worth the effort!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

heading out from the Sheeps Head peninsula cafe (shut due to a March Friday in off-season) we followed a well marked path over some very slippery rocks and water-logged grassy patches for about an Hour before we reached the little lighthouse. On the way we stopped numerous times to watch the spring lambs and their families moving around the area..which... More 

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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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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184 reviews 184 reviews
40 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 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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