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“Perfect for Hill-walks and a pint of Murphy's” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sheepshead Peninsula

Sheepshead Peninsula
Bantry, Ireland
353 27 61226
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Bantry
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Perfect for Hill-walks and a pint of Murphy's”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Visit Kilcrohane and Ahakista villages. Perfect for Hill-walks and a pint of Murphy's. Sheep's Head Walk at the end of the Peninsula is a must

Visited June 2013
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Cork, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Beautiful - Off the beaten track”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

There is a beautiful lighthouse at the of the sheepshead peninsula that makes the journey there well worth it. The trek itself is rough under feet especially when the weather isn't the best.
Watch out for strong winds and the rain make the surface very difficult to navigate through.
Wear the right gear - Not SAS combat gear but expect and prepare to get dirty. Follow the power lines and you can't go wrong.

It's a lovely spot and like I said the reward is a remote lighthouse that will take your breath away. Take a camera and enjoy this pace that not a lot of people get to see.

Go on --- do it at least once in your life. You won't regret it.

Visited February 2013
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Batavia, Ohio
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9 attraction reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“A True Beauty !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We so enjoyed the rustic beauty and peace of the peninsula. We explored the areas around Kilcrohane, Ahakista & Durras and found some amazing Pubs ( Arundel's By The Pier & Eileen's and also a beautiful garden- Heron's Garden & Cafe)

Visited May 2013
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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good exercise”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

A beautiful sunny day, the drive down the peninsula is very twisty but lots to see, the museum is fascinating, and the walks are very energetic, good for the thigh muscles! The scenery is stupendous, I like the open sea, there is a good gift shop, good choices to be had, did not try the cafe on. This occasion.

Visited May 2013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“unexpected scenery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

First time around this area. Lovely scenery with lots of walks and great stops for refreshment Roads were quiet and even though it was a bank holiday weekend there was a feeling of tranquility .

Visited May 2013
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