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Cape Clear Island

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Address: Clear Island, Baltimore, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-28-39135

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Go, but be Gentle......

After a rough ferry crossing, I arrived at my accommodation (The Bird Observatory) and was brought slowly back to humanity by a hot shower, warm dry clothes, a cuppa and a comfy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

After a rough ferry crossing, I arrived at my accommodation (The Bird Observatory) and was brought slowly back to humanity by a hot shower, warm dry clothes, a cuppa and a comfy bed. On my first day I awoke to a beautiful Irish Summers morning, very rare!! So, my dog and I headed off to explore the Island. We walked... More 

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middleburg virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

really insipid wet mist about the place, hey its an island in the atlantic! but if clear weather don't miss, the store and the pub are forgetfulll, bring a picnic! bring your dog!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I read the last person's review who only visited Cape Clear once in the rain and didn't like it and I felt compelled to write of my own very different experience of the place. I've been to Cape Clear Island many, many times and it remains a hidden gem. So much so I almost don't want to write about how... More 

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Chimoio, Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We spent a very pleasant day on Cape Clear - very relaxing. It is a lovely island and also the most southerly island of Ireland. We opted to take a motorised tour of the Island, to get a feel for the place before we set off on a walk. Our guide was very informative, although that was mainly through our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you want to get away from all the stress of life this is the place to go,lovely walks and places to get some light food and drink

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Typical irish place. Lots of green, rocky coast, rough weather. You can easily get a ferry from Baltimore several times per day or go on a whale watching tour. Most of them take a break on Cape Clear where you can get a tea, coffee and even some food.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is the most southerly island in Ireland and is always worth a visit.About 250 people live on this Irish speaking island it is about 45 minutes from either Schull or Baltimore ferry times are posted.It is a step back in time to another time the modern and the past overlap, it's wonderful for hikers and hill walkers there are... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Apparently if you go from Baltimore the crossing is smoother than if you go from Schull so if you suffer from sea sickness like me then take the shooter sailing. Spectacular views, lovely and quiet although the gift shop was a bit tacky. I'd like to see better quality products as I was in the market for souvenirs but could... More 

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Lovely, wild and wonderful island. From the ferry trip over to the never-ending hills, delicious goat ice cream from the blind man with his farm in the clouds and the yurts over looking the sea. You might get rained on - but you'll come home happy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

we travelled by boat from Baltimore. the island is beautiful, what a place to visit. the walks are great but please do bring proper hiking shoes/boots also some bottles of water. we travelled the "red route", the views are amazing and breathtaking.

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Address: Clear Island, Baltimore, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-28-39135
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Baltimore

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