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Mizen Head | The Harbour Road, Goleen, Ireland
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All reviews signal station light house visitor center breathtaking views west cork interesting displays rock formations cafe and gift shop wild atlantic way well worth the trip sunny day per adult entry fee take your time most southerly point barley cove beach lighthouse keepers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Mizen Head on our way around the wild Atlantic way. The sights were breathtaking as the rolling North Atlantic becomes fettered by the stone rock of the Emerald Isle. A bridge crosses over a large ravine where looking down we saw seals swimming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dreldas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour and chat with Stephen lovely gift shop and lovely coffee shop with great staff and served great 99. The visitors centre itself is a must see but the location spectacular

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank galwaygirltu
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We visited last week and I was taken unwell, the staff in the cafe were fabulously kind, when I asked for a Tupperware for the return journey! They made me a peppermint tea too. A very enjoyable trip fir all ages with wonderful views over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ant09999
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Good value. Great photo opportunity. Don’t be in any rush and be prepared for steep climb. Beautiful experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Noreen T
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

NOTE: First off leave plenty of time for this one if you are a slow walker or don’t do well on hills. Some of the paved paths are VERY steep or have a lot of steps. If you are of average strength and stamina you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank W8258COtomm
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Mizen Head is a beautiful headland with amazing views and definitely worth the drive. There is a nice little cafe and museum and below the bridge you can see seals in the water. Even the drive there was scenic. I would thoroughly recommend a visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DEB2076
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Not visiting Mizen Head means missing a significant part of Ireland. Going to the very end of the path you'll have breathtaking views of the cliffs. Also a must is the arch view. Crossing the bridge you might have the chance to spot playing seals....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Albatros2007
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

For €7.50, the trip to mizen head signal station was worth it. The staff were helpful and friendly in the shop/office. The walk down to the station is steep. The views are amazing looking over the Atlantic ocean, waves crashing against cliffs. Within the station...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JillCY82
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We returned here having visited some twenty years ago. What a pleasant surprise it has been transformed for the better ,if a little less romantic than our last visit. The walk across the new bridge is still spectacular and a lot less scary than the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank denisparfitt52
Reviewed September 28, 2018

WEll worth the drive through Schull and Goleen. Great views and a magnificent vista when you walk down to the Mizen itself. The visitor Centre is quite good but could be developed further. Nice Coffee Shop and pleasant staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Labhaoise L
April 24, 2017|
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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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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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This year Mizen Head will be open from March 1 daily 10.30-5. Enjoy your visit!
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