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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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Paradise

Fantastic scenery and beautiful island to walk. Views of the Fastnet Rock. Great trad session in Club Cleire on Saturday night

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Skibbereen, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Fantastic scenery and beautiful island to walk. Views of the Fastnet Rock. Great trad session in Club Cleire on Saturday night

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The heritage centre is a highlight, plus the view of Fastnet Rock. Lots of scenic walking. Boat ride was fun.

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wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

A thrilling boat ride and fascinating little tour with Ferdiah around the Isle. Met lovely people and had a hard but worthwhile trek up and around the hinterland. Great sea food chowder in little cafe at Harbour. No one understands Welsh though!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stopped hEre for a 45 minute break during our whale watching tour. Small cafe where you can get a hot drink/food etc as well as using the restrooms. Only saw the harbour area in our brief stop so can't comment on the rest of the island

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Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It looks spectacular from the boat, we took a small break on this island and I wish we could have explored it longer! It is part of the Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking areas of Ireland) which makes it all the more unusual and exotic for the foreign traveler.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Doesn't get much better than this, truly a beautiful spot in Ireland and the world. On a sunny day it is great to take your own boat out and picnic there.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Lovely island, can explore. The cafe in the harbour served lovely hot chocolate and a fab banana loaf.. Also had a good selection of choices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Took a ferry trip out to Cape Clear passing in between the Baltimore Beacon and Sherkin Island lighthouse. Ferry trip was incredible and wonderful staff and people on board. The trip to the island was filled along the way with wondrous, breath taking views. The island itself was peaceful and serene, We did not want to leave it. Walked around... More 

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Cape Clear Island is one of the most beautiful places i have visited. It is so relaxing and peaceful you wont want to leave. Its a small Island 3 miles x 1 mile approx but you will need hiking boots or similar if you want to walk round the Island as there are some serious hills :-) The scenery is... More 

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Cape Clear is a beautiful Island and well worth a visit. On a calm day there is nothing quite like dropping anchor in South Harbour and wandering ashore. There is more comfortable access if there is a swell in North Harbour but it can be busy with the ferries coming and going.

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

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