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Mizen Head Visitor Centre

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Address: Mizen Head, Goleen, Ireland
Phone Number: 00 353 28 35115
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Having visited Malin head in Donegal last July Mizen Head was on my bucket list and I made it here and it did not disappoint. What an awesome place and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

Having visited Malin head in Donegal last July Mizen Head was on my bucket list and I made it here and it did not disappoint. What an awesome place and there has been so much done to make a valuable tourist attraction .Its a lovely journey back in time and the walks are super with great views and the old... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

I could not find the Cobn Visitor's Center on Trip Advisor per se, but perhaps the kudos they deserve will find a way to them somehow. My wife and I were visiting Cobn on the Regal Princess about 3 weeks ago and were treated to personalized service like we had never seen before. We had heard about Irish hospitality, but... More 

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

I saw this area as I was researching my trip to Ireland and came to the conclusion that it was alittle too far off the beaten path for our trip. What a mistake that would have been!!! As we toured we ran into a couple who said they were there and that it was well worth the trip so we... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

The ocean and the rugged rocks, birds, boats and seals are what you come for, along with the suspension bridge. The surprises are the information on the sinking of the Lausitania, ship wrecks, the chart identifying sea birds and their eggs. The 99 step walk up is welcome after a long drive. Gooleen has a good coffee shop so skip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A real highlight of our visit to Ireland. A bright sunny day with a great view of the fastnet rock just 9 miles away. Ample car parking and a good cafe. The rebuilt bridge is amazing - usual tourist trap goods in the shop but some nice postcards won't break the bank. Interesting displays in the buildings that can only... More 

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Trim, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

It is a bit of a trek from Cork city but really worth the drive. The views are fantastic. Wrap up though, it can be windy, especially on some of the viewing platforms. The ticket collector is a really nice guy and will help you where he can. As far as I know, there is no public transport so you... More 

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Grenoble, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Another Tourist Trap. Before to visit this site it was free to everyone. Then someone realized that you could make a lot of money from tourists. Thus now you must pay. What do you get for the expensive entry costs: - You get a nice 1m to 1m5 wide tarmac path (that is a death trap in the rain or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I have been visiting Mizen Head since I was a small child, long before it was a visitor attraction and you couldn't cross the bridge as the gate was locked. Now it has a great visitor centre and it is worth every penny of the entrance fee. The views are spectacular and if you are lucky enough to get the... More 

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Well worth the trip here, the views were stunning and although there can be a lot of tourists it's well spread out. If you want to fully experience all areas (by that I mean climbing all the stairs) I'd recommend wearing your walking shoes! Some of the old out buildings look like they've seen better days, but perhaps just a... More 

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horseheads, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is a great day trip to the southern most point in Ireland. There are 3 or 4 different spots you can walk/hike to for a great view. There's a bridge across the water that some didn't dare cross, but it really wasn't that scary. It led to the original station with cool stuff in it and more great look... More 

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