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Mizen Head Visitor Centre

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Address: Mizen Head, Goleen, Ireland
Phone Number: 00 353 28 35115
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Spectacular scenery, geology

Lots to see and plenty of walking but very safe for kids, even saw someone on a mobility scooter today. Spent 4 hours here on a very sunny day, good indoor information boards on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots to see and plenty of walking but very safe for kids, even saw someone on a mobility scooter today. Spent 4 hours here on a very sunny day, good indoor information boards on Marconi,wild life and fastnet lighthouse.also videos. Cafe with indoor and outdoor seating and small kids play area.Whole area was very clean and people were friendly

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is great, it's remote, desolate, wind swept, and home to an amazing visitors centre. There's lots to see and do here, plenty of things for kids to do and lots of stuff for adults too. The lighthouse was brilliant, really interesting look at what it was like living and working in such a remote and dangerous place. There... More 

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Aberaeron, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok so it was a nice hot day and that makes things more pleasurable however if it was wild I thing we would still of had fun really nice food in cafe price ok too as well as entrance 18 euro for 5 of us loved the place the history and yes as others have said is in need of... More 

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Co. Kildare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bring a jacket and comfortable shoes for this site. It is really beautiful down there. You will get a history of Marconi on site. Good cafe and gift shop also there. Views are stunning and watch out for the seals under the bridge as you cross over. If you don't have a head for heights then just be careful but... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This view ended up being our favorite in all of Ireland. It's not nearly as crowded as other touristy areas, but the vistas were just as good. The story of the Fishnet Lighthouse construction was engaging, and the walks were challenging and fun. My only complaint is that the displays in the signal station itself looked pretty outdated. (Part of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the views of the cliffs are beautiful, walk across bridge and walk out to Lighthouse, learn of how it was to live and run Lighthouse. But the over all views is what makes this place so special.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mizen head visitor centre is very good, reception very busy chatting amongst themselves so had to wait for them to finish, but all other staff were very friendly!

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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is as my title states. I can see the oppertunity to make money here as most people can, however I feel cheated by the tired displays and lack of innovation. It appears to have been set up and left alone. To justify the 6 euros the place needs to be updated regularly. I admit I am part of the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very scenic drive out to Mizen Head on a clear sunny day. The walk out to the Signal Station gave some more amazing views. Very interesting information once at the station.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not just the visitor center - you come here for the exquisite drive out to the end of the world, past rolling hills of patchwork fields and tiny seaside villages and untouched beaches...it worth the drive even if you do not hike the trails.

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