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Mizen Head Visitor Centre

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Address: Mizen Head | Cloghane, Goleen, Ireland
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+353 28 35115
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$422.55*
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Fascinating Maritime History

One of the best visitor centres I have ever visited! Interesting naval and ship-wreck information. Stunning views from all angles! Well worth the trip.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Angela C
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best visitor centres I have ever visited! Interesting naval and ship-wreck information. Stunning views from all angles! Well worth the trip.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth seeing and worth going to see: the Mizen Head Signal Station and Visitor Centre and Cliffs etc should be an essential part of any West Cork itinerary. The most south-westerly point in Ireland is now really accessible due to the work done in constructing the various walkways and bridges ... the old single station is interesting from the historical... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is absolutely beautiful the walk ways the scenery the lookout over the water you will never get any other place that will look fantastic no matter what the weather

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

the most western point in ireland offers a beautiful view, a dramatic lighthouse, and a very easy trail - definetly worth your visit

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Mizen Head is well worth a visit. Its the Southernmost and Westernmost part of Mainland Co Cork. West Cork is a really beautiful part of Ireland and the Mizen Head is worth a visit even just for itself. It would be about a two hour drive from Cork City and there are several ways to get there, best are ,... More 

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Castle Cary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

If you are in the area, the Mizen Head is well worth a visit. The scenery is of course stunning and you get a very close experience of the grandeur of the Atlantic. The old lighthouse is also well worth the entrance fee and gives a great insight into the challenges of living and working on this remote coast. Also... More 

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Freeport, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Mizen Head is in my Top 3 of all the stops my wife and I made on our tour through Ireland!! Highly Recommend you see it if your in the area.

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Durrus, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The weather was not the best but we decided to go anyway,so glad we did,we had such fun. The center was a mine of information, the walk over the footbridge was awesome! We sat up on the hill overlooking the sea,magical.

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Goleen, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This small visitor centre, with a convenient cafe - no alcohol! - and loads of information about the history and botany/geology of the area is well worth a visit. You can walk, for a small fee, down to the old light house across magnificent bridge giving great views of rocks and seals.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We were lucky enough to get a beautiful sunny day when we visited Mizen Head. I wouldn't like to be here during bad weather! The visitor centre and the signal station were quite interesting - telling the story of the lighthouse, keepers, birds etc. The bridge to the signal station is a little on the terrifying for those afraid of... More 

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