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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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We enjoyed a fantastic family visit at the end of August whilst on our holidays. The weather was superb, and the cliff scenery is awesome (not a word I use lightly). A lot of folk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Westport, Mayo, Ireland
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Westport, Mayo, Ireland
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic family visit at the end of August whilst on our holidays. The weather was superb, and the cliff scenery is awesome (not a word I use lightly). A lot of folk on here seem quite grumpy at having to pay a €6 entrance fee and commented negatively on the exhibitions and the concrete bridge which is... More 

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Clonakilty, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

What a majestic and beautiful place, well worth the dive. The coastline is out of this world and as good as I seen anywhere. The visitor centre is interesting and informative, and had a nice snack in the cafe.

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Cork
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Took the trip to Mizen on Sunday 30th August ’15 on a glorious summerlike day. This most South Westerly part of Ireland is truly special. The views are stunning. The Atlantic Ocean stretches out as far as the eye can see with the occasional large vessel or sailing boat adding to the spectacle. A bridge from the mainland to the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Mizen head peninsula is the south-westerly point of Ireland. It will be the first and last sight of Europe seen by navigators crossing the North Atlantic Ocean. Try to walk for at least 15 minutes to the bridge for the finest beautiful photo shot of the peninsula. The nice view needs me to take pictures in different angles especially when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great day out when weather not so great for the beach. Amazing views and lovely watching waves crash up on the rocks. Must see if in the area. Great childhood memories

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit on a Sunny day, especially of the sea is rough too. As the waves bash against the rocks. Ample parking available, playground and cafe/restaurant.

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Stadt Dietzenbach, Hessen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The most south western point of Ireland. This beats the Cliffs of Moher. A must for any nature lover.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We drove for 45 minutes to get to Mizen Head only to find the visitor centre closed. Not only that but there's no way of getting to the good view except through the centre. OK it was after 6pm, but this is August, holiday season, it was light til 9. There was no indication of opening times that I could... More 

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Grenoble, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I was very disappointing with this. For the money you have to say it is really not worth it. Infact that all it seems to be - a way to get some money from tourists. In August 2015 it was 19Euros for a family of four, two adults and two small children. I assume this cost is to pay for... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This place was interesting and had amazing views. Long walk with lots of steps and steep hills, but worth it if you are up for it. Barley Cove beach was nice, and this makes for a good stop in Goleen.

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