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Mizen Head Visitor Centre

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Address: | The Harbour Road, Goleen, Ireland
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+353 28 35115
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$421.48*
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Beara Peninsula and Mizen Head Private Tour from Cork
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Private Mizen Head Tour from Killarney

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Everyone deserves a 'Golden Summer' to look back on and smile. Young free and oh so easy at 19, i spent one in Barleycove working, surfing, meeting the locals, first time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
polomoro
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everyone deserves a 'Golden Summer' to look back on and smile. Young free and oh so easy at 19, i spent one in Barleycove working, surfing, meeting the locals, first time heartbreak. Heady stuff indeed. when the mizen visitors centre was a garden shed with a perspex window and maybe a wooden donation box. Its all too hazy.. Imagine my... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently took a road trip to west Cork and the Mizen head visitors Center was one of our stops. The drive there is very nice as there are lots of beautiful stops along the cost. It's a nice walk along the paths to the signal station which is about 6 km. We were lucky to spot some seals at... More 

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Thank L C
County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are super,A bautiful day out, The drive down is something you will only find in Ireland. The food and the surroundings would not be matched anywhere in the world. To sit outside with a cup of tea/coffee looking out at the Atlantic ,time just seems to stand still. Enjoy.

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Thank paudie203
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful sight to behold. Crashing waves against the most spectacular cliff tops. Well worth a trip here. The sea life is very much alive. Very reasonable for the tickets. I would highly recommend doing the bridge cross. At the moment renovations are being done but It did not effect our experience.

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Thank Deirdre S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunningly raw. Some of the sign posting might clearer, but overall it was a very nice experience despite the mist!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

The visitor center is nice to visit with good food. It is a shame that you must pay in to go down to the cliffs even if you do not want to spend time in the center.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

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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Thank Angela C
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

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 December 20, 2016

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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Thank Teresa S
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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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