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Mizen Head Visitor Centre

Mizen Head | The Harbour Road, Goleen, Ireland
+353 28 35115
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  • Average2%
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“signal station” (61 reviews)
“light house” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Mizen Head | The Harbour Road, Goleen, Ireland
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+353 28 35115
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"signal station"
in 61 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 27 reviews
"light house"
in 20 reviews
"visitor center"
in 15 reviews
"west cork"
in 40 reviews
"cafe and gift shop"
in 8 reviews
"rock formations"
in 9 reviews
"wild atlantic way"
in 15 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 16 reviews
"take your time"
in 8 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 8 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 9 reviews
"sunny day"
in 19 reviews
"per adult"
in 9 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 10 reviews
"most south westerly point"
in 14 reviews
"interesting history"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a friend who was visiting our area. The centre is very clean with a good range of snacks and food. The chocolate and Guiness frosted cake was a huge hit. Large clean toilet area and friendly shaft

Thank suebociek
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After driving all the way to the end of the continent (next stop America), it was at first a bit of a bummer to find out that they charge you to look at the ocean. Grit your teeth and cough up the 7.50 Euros per...More

Thank jjstaud
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice place to visit, very interesting displays & centre. Great history & exhibitions. Superb views and friendly staff. Very professional operation here with perfect customer service and great history lesson for young & old alike.

Thank decdeasy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning views greet you over the sea with rock structures carved by the elements and a bridge which connects you to all areas of a delightful walk. Although there were a few people in attendance, the serenity of Mizen Head lulls one into a state...More

Thank iain333
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here last week whilst in Cork on a family holiday, there were 3 generations ranging in age from 14 to 76 and we all loved it. There is ample free parking, the café in the visitor centre has very nice coffee and cake...More

Thank YorkshireCazza
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're craving peace and want to listen to nothing but the sound of the waves for hours, this place will charm you! The path is a bit steep here and there, and there are a lot of stairs so you'll have to take your...More

1  Thank Magda P
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Mizen Head, at Ireland's south-western extremity, is a wonderful natural location, with steep cliffs, natural rock formations, the Atlantic all around and Fastnet Rock on the horizon. On top of all that it has some magnificent human interventions - signal station, bridge, lights etc. and...More

Thank greg104
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

The road to Mizen head is narrow so be prepared to go slow and maybe even reverse if need be. Once you arrive there is ample parking and you are immediately treated to the amazing views. There is a cafe that serves hot and cold...More

1  Thank aamoore106
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Mizzen Head is the furthest southwest place in Ireland. The location is impressive. When you stand on the observation center there is nothing but the Atlantic Ocean in three directions and below you are 400+ foot cliffs and crashing waves. Thank goodness there are no...More

1  Thank 155PaulD155
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

a group of us visited here over the weekend we were blessed with the weather there but also the visitor centre and the bridge were so much more then we expected. there was so much to see and do we spent 3 hours there so...More

1  Thank jaxibelle
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Labhaoise L
April 24, 2017|
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Response from suewestcork | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are welcome at the Mizen, but they must be kept on a lead. Enjoy your visit!
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Jennifer923
March 14, 2017|
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Response from suewestcork | Property representative |
No, it is open at the weekends November to February, 11am-4pm.
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Caroline B
January 15, 2017|
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Response from suewestcork | Property representative |
This year Mizen Head will be open from March 1 daily 10.30-5. Enjoy your visit!
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