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Sherkin Island

Baltimore Fishing Port, Baltimore, Ireland
+353 28 20181
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Relaxing outing from Baltimore

Sherkin Island is a small island about 10/15 minutes from Baltimore harbour. Great for a day trip... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
London, United Kingdom

Superb island only a short hop from Baltimore perfect for families with small children as the boat... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2016
Kay M
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Baltimore Fishing Port, Baltimore, Ireland
+353 28 20181
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Sherkin Island is a small island about 10/15 minutes from Baltimore harbour. Great for a day trip with friends and family. Good walks, views, clean air. Delightful.

2  Thank QuoVadisGB
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Superb island only a short hop from Baltimore perfect for families with small children as the boat is quick. Lovely beaches on the island and nice walks. The hotel /bar on the island has a lovely beer garden and serves good food.

Thank Kay M
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Took a ferry from Baltimore, chose sherkin over cape clear only because we had 2 kids (5 and 2 yo) with us. Only 10minutes travelling time and flatter island suited us better as we had a buggy to push. Boats to n from the island...More

Thank minsk4ever
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

10 mins across from Baltimore. A 20 min walk to the main beach Silver Strand. On a good say it's one of the finest you'll see, and clean (because everyone takes their rubbish off the island). Beautiful walks with fantastic views across Roaring Water Bay...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Just back from four nights staying at North Shore on Sherkin. It's like coming home - but a home which serves the best breakfasts (home made pancakes, sausages, bacon, fresh fruit salad and Greek yoghurt) overlooking the Atlantic as dolphins, porpoises and seals play in...More

Thank helendt69
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Sherkin is the closest island to Baltimore with a beach. You get the ferry which is regular about 1 every hour both directions and then about a 15 minute walk to the beach. Mostly sparsely populated you gave a choice if three beaches but one...More

Thank brian1247
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Nothing quite like Sherkin Island, very pleasant ferry trip over, only 10 minutes to beautiful beaches, pubs and Sherkin North Shore Hostel been visiting since 1970 and one of my favourite places. Lovely for families.

Thank Ann O
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We went on a day trip to Sherkin at the weekend. The first ferry we arrived for was full so we had to wait for the next one. It was full by 10 to the hour so left early. Once we got to the island...More

Thank Lainey20Blue
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Sherkin island is one of my favorite places in the world. I haven't unfortunately been to the island in a good few years. I was not disappointed, it's charm, beauty and magic are still alive and well.

Thank David B
Reviewed June 28, 2016

From the Jolly Roger Pub, to the Silver Strand Cove, a great destination while you are in this part of the world.

2  Thank Terry S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Melissa E
How often does the Ferry run from Baltimore RT today, and what is the cost?
May 31, 2017|
Response from Tienchen79 | Reviewed this property |
Its about every hour in June and you pay 12 Euro per adult return. Check this site for all the information. sherkinisland.eu/ferry Have fun