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Ballycotton Cliff Walk

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Address: Ballycotton,, Cork, Ireland
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Lovely walk suitable for all ages. (Children must be accompanied and not...

Lovely walk suitable for all ages. (Children must be accompanied and not suitable for buggies)

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Mr & Fiancée

Be very careful guys! I went to this Ballycotton Cliff Walk as a single man and came back with a fiancée! This place was so amazing for the feeling it gives you ....that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Coquitlam
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Coquitlam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be very careful guys! I went to this Ballycotton Cliff Walk as a single man and came back with a fiancée! This place was so amazing for the feeling it gives you ....that "everything in life is awesome and possible" feeling! Breathtaking views, romantic in every way and she will not say "no" with all the inspiration that surrounds her... More 

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2 Thank keevinl2015
Western Ireland, Ireland
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cliffwalk, lovely view to the lighthouse, not far from Pier 29 Restaurant, walked it many times.

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant walk of around 5km out, so 10km if you go all the way there and back. Good views, a little up and down but nothing challenging.

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Thank Tony K
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is what a cliff walk should be like. Peaceful with great views. For the wildlife enthusiast, our highlights were some choughs and a brilliant peregrine falcon. We started our walk from near the harbour, but there is some parking right at the start of the cliff walk. Just a word of warning that is nothing to do with the... More 

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CARRIGALINE
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rough path on the side of cliff about 150 feet up is not for everyone. Small children/ buggy would not be suitable. The air is terrific but the closeness of the sea below in places is a bit nerve racking particularly on a wild day. The comple walk is about 9 km but progress is slow as having to... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, good views, all path with views, however I found this overrated comparing with other alternatives available in the county. I came here just cause of the fuss created, is not that I do not recommend to do it, however is not one of the best.

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Thank Corkian
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful cliff top walk. Very safe with fantastic views. Lots of information boards giving details of geography and wildlife. Well worth it.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked after a break of some years and still fantastic .. free parking in Ballycotton or at the trail head. Recommend walking shoes and wear suitable long pants if you are going for long walk as path further on narrow at points and furze etc. Fabulous little coves and beaches along the way .. perfect for a picnic! The pier... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I do not regret stopping by Ballycotton to admire the breathtaking views of the cliffs, lighthouse and sea. They are truly stunning. However we had to cut our walk short as some very aggressive and persistent wasps kept following us. Did take beautiful shots of the scenery though!

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Thank Mel C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While this trail can be taken as a 'loop' (as a kind local told me after I asked), the loop would require 2.5 miles of walking on thin one lane (with 2 car) roads which I do not consider safe. Instead, opt to take the same trail ban With that being said, I would absolutely recommend going on this trail... More 

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