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Address: Clear Island, Baltimore, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 28 39135
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Peaceful and Stunning

Cape Clear Island gives you a glimpse into unique island life - today and yesterday. Winter offers peaceful strolls on rolling Irish country roads. But bring your warm raincoat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pacifica, California
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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape Clear Island gives you a glimpse into unique island life - today and yesterday. Winter offers peaceful strolls on rolling Irish country roads. But bring your warm raincoat, and also check out the Heritage Museum.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Took the ferry over on a wet and bouncy day and wasn't sure if I was going to regret it! Fortunately the sun came out and it turned into a pleasant day. Not exactly much to do this time of year - by the time we had the guided tour and walked one of the signposted routes (which got very... More 

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Thank Stephen C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

As a solo traveller to Baltimore, I booked a place on a group trip to Cape Clear, for an event in the Taste of West Cork festival, and what a great decision that was! Weather was kind. Met a great bunch of people. Loved the ferry trip. Coffee on the pier at Sean Rua's when we landed. Fab historical guided... More 

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Thank KatieDL
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

The Island is a boat accessible only. You will be sailing approximately 20 minutes. The views from the Island are very nice. The natural walks paths are easily accessible. This is suitable for all who are able to walk. It would be difficult for the wheelchair users as you need to sail in a quite small vessel. There is a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

On an impromptu basis, on September 18, we decided to drive to Baltimore from Clonakilty to do the Fastnet Boat Tour. We checked the fastnettour.com website that showed September 18 as green, meaning that the tour was a go. So we drove the hour down to Baltimore, arriving an hour plus early, as specified by the website. We found the... More 

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

It felt like an adventure to get the ferry to the most southern island in Ireland. Very good food at the quayside restaurant and Cotters Bar not bad either. Fabulous views and seals in the bays.

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Thank ginnyharris10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful day on the island. We took the 10:30 ferry from Baltimore, saw a whale on the way, and took a gorgeous hike on the island (marked in red). 'Had a nice lunch and returned on the 4:00 ferry.

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Thank Elizabeth A
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

This was a relaxing island that felt like the true Ireland. The fishing was great, very mountainous, food was fantastic, the ferry is even a fantastic ride. Mara farm is a don't miss too!

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Thank my2ndact
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Pure perfection. On entering the harbour the silence envelopes you and one relaxes immediately. Walks are well signposted and stunning views to be had. Shop and bar restaurant at the harbour is lovely and quaint and you can sit out and overlook the beach /harbour . Beach is small when tide out. One small pub further up the road serving... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I took the boat trip from Schull Harbour to Cape Clear Island we booked on line as it can be over booked on the day the trip took 40 minutes from Scull to Cape Clear we took a Mimi Bus tour of the islands few roads and there is little to see on the island except the view of Fastnet... More 

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