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Cape Clear Island

Clear Island, Baltimore, Ireland
353-28-39135
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Baltimore
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Cork, Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

An hour away, in the ocean, lovely Cape Clear has several nice sights, enough to keep you busy for a day. We climbed and decided to have lunch in the middle of nowhere, which was simple. The way back was more complicated as we had opted for a different path and had to jump through knee deep brambles and juniper... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stopped off for an hour or so for a break. It was pleasant enough but nothing spectacular.There is a small cafe at the harbour which was quite nice and people seemed friendly enough.

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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Took the ferry out from Baltimore with my family. You need to be prepared for the walking and the hills. It is a lovely island with loads of beautiful sites to visit but be prepared for the uphill treks.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great festival --- music, dancing and lots and lots of stories --- all in the gorgeous island of Cape Clear.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We have been to the cape many times on day visits , it was amazing to get to stay for a long weekend which we enjoyed so much that we have booked to return next year with our family and friends . We were entertained by the storytelling festival and the after show parties in the bars, what a laugh... More

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cork
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you get a chance to ferry over to Cape clear, take a couple of hours out and go kayaking on the South harbour of the island. Operated by Paula every Summer; You will receive a warm welcome, all the equipment, strict professional instruction and you'll have a laugh too - great caves and other scenery - a must do... More

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Glengarriff, Irland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I've been to this magical island several on occasions. It has such a beautiful scenery and walking (even with the hills). The locals are very friendly and welcoming - in Irish and English. Wandering from harbour to harbour and to the lake is really pleasant.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

A notice for a bus tour of the island is by a bench close to the shop at North Harbour. So we decided to take it, cost €5. The driver is a lovely man who seems to have information on every stone in the place. The drive is a great way to see the island. We were v fortunate to... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Travelled from Baltimore - saw dolphins on way out and back. Took the red walk but would not recommend it as path was over grown by heather and nettles and barely visible and a lot of the time went around in loops. Better to stick to the road and walk the length of island.

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
24 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

A beautiful quaint place. Have a bowl of chowder in the cafe and have a wander around the island. I would love to go back for longer

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