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Favorite spot off the beaten path Wild Atlantic Way

A bit hard to find, on a small windy lane off the road to Mizen Head. Good parking. About a... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
County Cork, Ireland
Spectacular in Every Way!

From the car park, head up the hill with the now closed (August 2018) cafe to your right. Pass... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Patrice R
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All reviews mizen head west cork no dogs allowed beautiful walk coffee shop game of thrones follow the path walk takes lovely cafe wild atlantic way worth the climb well worth the effort great afternoon top class take your time dunmanus bay hike
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

A bit hard to find, on a small windy lane off the road to Mizen Head. Good parking. About a kilometer walk on path through farmers land (small donation requested). Well rewarded after 30-40 minutes with amazing view from ridge of castle ruins below and...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2018

From the car park, head up the hill with the now closed (August 2018) cafe to your right. Pass through the gate, and keep heading up. It's a lovely little walk to the remains of the midieval castle with a dark lore. You're able to...More

1  Thank Patrice R
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I'd been down this part of the world several times before but had never even heard of this wonder. Once you've braved the narrow approach road, it's just a pleasant half hour stroll to the castle itself. Stunning location for the castle, right on a...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Just finishing lunch in a pub at the southwest corner of Ireland, I mention to the lady at the next table that my wife and I are looking for a picturesque hike. She brightens, and without hesitation tells us to go to Three Castle Head....More

2  Thank CaliforniaFellow
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We travelled too Three Castle Head recently, the walk takes about 30 mins to get to the ruins. Walk would not be suitable for young kids

Thank Gearoid G
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Three Castle Head is an amazing place. It is way less well known than Mizen Head Point Station, so you will have practically the whole place to yourself. I recommend bringing a picnic or a book and just hanging out, since it's really beautiful and...More

1  Thank sanjosebarbie73
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful short walk for family. Unforgettable atlantic views off West Cork coast. Close to Mizen, Goleen and Crook. Top it off with seafood and a pint.

Thank Pat-Alma
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Okay, let's get the logistics out of the way.... Your GPS will take you to the actual site, but that does you no good since you have to walk to it. As you come down the road you’ll see a grassy car park on the...More

7  Thank Linerguy
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This is one thing f the most stunning spots in west cork. It's a bit of a walk with young kids but quite doable. There's even a cafe now on the way but take some lunch with you and eat up at the top it's...More

Thank 651mikeo
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

If you are up for a hike over a few fields and hills you won't be disappointed. The view is spectacular. The three castles is in fact three Tower houses. The place is amazing especially if you are a history buff. I would recommend maybe...More

1  Thank 343Tess
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April 24, 2018|
Response from ThreeCastleHead | Property representative |
From where you park your car on the road to the castles will take up to 30 mins.
January 25, 2018|
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Response from ThreeCastleHead | Property representative |
We are sorry but absolutely no dogs are allowed, even with a leash, as this is a working farm.