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Address: Mizen Head, Goleen, Ireland
Phone Number: 00 353 28 35115
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visited Mizen Head on our way to Kinsale. After getting lost a few time we arrived, and about 30 to 50 people were there also. the view were spectacular from above of the cliffs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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O'Fallon, Illinois
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O'Fallon, Illinois
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

visited Mizen Head on our way to Kinsale. After getting lost a few time we arrived, and about 30 to 50 people were there also. the view were spectacular from above of the cliffs and the ocean. I went down across the bridge to the signal light. Got many spectacular photos or the rocks and ocean. It was 99 steps... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic day out,we went from one end of Co.Cork to get to MizenHead.It was beyond my wildest dreams.It has everything ,views ,history of the lighthouse keepers ,shops,restaurant and above all the interpretative centre.If you came away without knowing all about and the entire area around,there would have to be something wrong with you.

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Thank 2Charlie1
County Kerry, Ireland
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited mizen head today, it was breathtaking and I mean that quite literally, it is so windy it's hard to catch your breath, but it is amazing well worth the long drive from bantry. Be prepared to get wet! Loved it

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County Cork
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to head for a day trip, free parking, nice restaurant and great views, don't forget to bring your camera. Allow a few hours to take in all the sights.

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Hertfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to visit on a January Monday to find the visitor centre shut and the area fenced off so we couldn't even see the bridge! Shame, as it was a glorious day and you don't get many of them at this time of year!

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Hendaye, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The visitor centre is where you buy the tickets for the walk to Mizen Head and also the starting point for the walk. Inside you find a cafetería which serves hot and cold food, not too overprized, there is a souvenir shop and toilet facilities. If weather permits you can also sit outside.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

The attraction is open year round, but it is advisable to check for the timetable before coming. The road is very narrow leading to the lighthouse. Do note a beautiful beach about 3 km before Mizen Head. The biggest attraction here is a bridge between two cliffs, but the bridge is metal made and is very solid. There are a... More 

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1 Thank Z K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We went there with my girlfriend on Friday when the centre is closed. Therefore we couldn't get on the bridge, which seems very lovely. It was really windy and cloudy that day, but it did not prevent me from proposing to her. So... I have good memories from this place :)

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

I am not sure if our fun was due to the weather or the jaw dropping scenery but we did have plenty of fun here. The view is spectacular! The day we were here the winds were about 60km. We had moments of rain and were drenched by the time we headed up to the signal station. The ocean was... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This is a must on the wild atlantic way, the most south-westerly point in Ireland. The cliffs are just beautiful!

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