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Coney Island

Strandhill Road, Sligo, Ireland
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Great place to visit with amazing views all around! Be sure to check the tide times before driving... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2016
via mobile
great fun when crossing to the island

if you like extreme driving, crossing over is great fun! make sure to do a pre nct wash to get all... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2016
Антон Г
Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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Strandhill Road, Sligo, Ireland

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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit with amazing views all around! Be sure to check the tide times before driving out!!

1  Thank 331xtSligo
Reviewed May 16, 2016

if you like extreme driving, crossing over is great fun! make sure to do a pre nct wash to get all that salt of the car when ur done

1  Thank Антон Г
Reviewed October 6, 2015

A sand spit out into an Atlantic bay. Nothing else around but Mountains in the distance. Finding it can be a very small challenge.

1  Thank owens88
Reviewed September 11, 2015

An amazing, peaceful,scenic place, I walked over with my dog while my husband drove and brought our caravan to stay the night. We had no problems crossing, stick by the markers, drive slowly and you will get there safely. We were not disappointed, we had...More

1  Thank mmeere69
Reviewed August 7, 2015

I wanted to come here as I saw the place in a book from Ireland but, when 1st arrived, the tide was up so we couldn't get there then. We waited till the following morning and missed the small entrance road to the beach, but...More

Thank mcristinafh
Reviewed July 27, 2015

Coney Island is a tidal Island that can be accessed at low tide, it is a quirky and interesting way to spend a few hours, beautiful island to explore

1  Thank Carrie C
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Accessible at low tide either by the path from the strandhill side (can also be driven) or by water taxi from Rosses Point. The visitor is rewarded by excellent 360 degree views of Sligo. Oyster Island is only a stones throw away as is Rosses...More

1  Thank aliandboys
Reviewed July 8, 2015

A little off the beaten track, Coney island is a gem of a find for those feeling adventurous. Reachable by car you should check tidal times before crossing as many have been caught out crossing the channel. Stay close to the markers lining the way...More

2  Thank John K
Reviewed June 29, 2015

So what's so unusual about an island trip? With Coney Island several things. Firstly access depends on the tide: you can walk or drive across the beach only when the tide is out, so watch your tide times if you need to get back to...More

3  Thank Nhiggins
Reviewed June 24, 2015

I love visiting Coney Island and swimming on Cartys Strand. It always feels miles away from everyday life. Remember to check the tides or you could get stuck there.

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