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“Going back in time”
Review of Sherkin Island

Sherkin Island
Ranked #3 of 12 things to do in Baltimore
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

Sherkin Island is a lovely island off the southwest coast of Ireland. The ferry from Baltimore takes about 15 minutes and runs 4 or 5 times a day. Sherkin Island has some gorgeous beaches and lovely places to walk. It has two pubs, one of them, the Islander's Rest, is also a hotel and a very nice one with good food. It's a quiet place with friendly people.

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Island was lovely, very quiet at this time of year. Weather was a bit wet and miserable. We walked about 6 miles to different parts of the island. Some lovely secluded beaches to be found. We called to Murphy's for a bowl of soup, we were the only visitors at the time and found staff friendly and welcoming. Ferry to the island was €20 for a couple

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Reviewed October 19, 2013

We visited on a beautiful sunny day and enjoyed the strangely quiet walks along mainly deserted roads. There are two pubs close to one another. One was shut but the other offered a warm welcome and good food in a huge garden with a fantastic view.

Thank Londonlady57
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

This was a fantastic visit, we hired bikes so saw a bit more of the island in about two hours. The weather was brilliant my partner got into the sea for a swim. The Friary was well worth a visit and we got in to view it.. met a family who said they were visiting for years and the Friary was never open so that was a treat. A truly wonderful experience all round.

Thank FiFi64CoLouth
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

Nice if you don't want to journey too far on the boat (with small kids!), and glad that the rain kept off. Lovely little island to visit.

Thank Grace G
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