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We enjoyed the open skies, lack of other visitors, and the views. No visitor facilities just open space to roam around, views across the ocean, and white stones spelling EIRE. We were driving part of the Wild Atlantic Way and this was a worthwhile stopping...More
A pleasant drive up to St John's Point takes you past old ruins, war watchtowers, traditional tweed weavers, fine connemara ponies, a lovely sandy beach bay and then through some grassland with cows until you reach a small parking area directly next to the lighthouse....More
The point is at the end of the road. You park and then walk out through the field toward the cliffts. There are cows grazing on the wide open field . The cliffts are high up as you look down on the water crashing on...More
We had the amazing experience of staying 4 nights in one of the lighthouse keepers cottages beside this beautiful lighthouse . The view across from the lighthouse over to the Sligo coast , Bundoran , Ben Bulbin on a clear day is stunning. The majestic...More
Takes about 15 or 20 minutes to wind you way down to the light house. Views along the way are magnificent. The lighthouse itself is nice, but the views from the point looking back to the shore are spectacular. Sort of a hidden gem among...More
Why ST John’s Point is not included in The Wild Atlantic Way is a mystery. The uninterrupted views across the bay are stunning and if you’re really unlucky you may have to share it with another carload and not the coach loads elsewhere.
Park the car at the beach and walk for about 40 minutes to reach the lighthouse. There is a small harbour down a steep path and if you are very lucky you will observe dolphins playing tag. There is also a set of stones on...More
I read loads of reviews and so many commented on the narrow road; I was almost put off from visiting. But I decided to brave it, and if driving became too harrowing, I'd just turnaround (somewhere). In reality, the roads are narrow; like most of...More
I agree with others. If you want to swim please use the beach near the entrance to the lighthouse. DO NOT attempt to swim off the rocks near the lighthouse as it is very dangerous. Just getting out to the point is in... More
I agree with others. If you want to swim please use the beach near the entrance to the lighthouse. DO NOT attempt to swim off the rocks near the lighthouse as it is very dangerous. Just getting out to the point is in itself a real challenge of a drive, but worth it.