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Address: Ballycotton, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 21 464 6875

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Great views of the sea.

Amazing scenery, especially on sunny day. Nice walk at the top of the cliff till the end of that track

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing scenery, especially on sunny day. Nice walk at the top of the cliff till the end of that track

Thank Tww82W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We loved the boat ride out to the the lighthouse. Only one of only two off shore lighthouses you can visit in Ireland. The tour guide Dee gave us a unique perspective of what life was like in the old days when lighthouses were manned by a small team of professionals. The lighthouse is a real gem. I would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Short boat ride out to an island with lighthouse. Guided tour experience-guide very informative and friendly. Definetely worth a visit if in the area

1 Thank Jenny T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Very good time. Beautiful views and great information.. Derry and Tom were great. Tom gave us a smooth ride out there and Derry guided us through the amazing island..

1 Thank Gregory D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This lighthouse has a 140 year history. It's a 15 minute boat ride from Ballycotton harbour. Having landed on the island, there is a steep upward climb to the lighthouse. The tour takes you around the top of the island and into the lighthouse itself. The view from the railed area at the top of the lighthouse is absolutely stunning... More 

1 Thank A228
Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

A lovely scene, we were there early that morning and the tide was out which revealed the floor of the sea and then in the afternoon it was a complete different landscape when the tide was fully out, we has a drone and flew it out to the lighthouse, which was beautiful to see rural Ireland on an island

2 Thank Keith S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Take the tour boat and go. Wonderful experience and well worth the $$ that will go to help preserve the lighthouse and establish a museum there. Great views.

2 Thank rnmteach
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

If you are in Ballycotton, make sure to take the boat trip over to the lighthouse for a tour and a great experience.

2 Thank leberhart
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Ballycotton fishing village is about 45 minutes drive from Cork city. Pop into Midleton Saturday farmers' market on your way, it's excellent on a fine day. Phone ahead 021 4646875 to book and confirm sailing. The boat trip takes about 15 minutes, half of which is in sheltered water and the remainder can be somewhat choppy. It's not a difficult... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is stunning to look at from any angle from out at sea or from any point of land from surrounding countyside. Locals started a new endevour in 2014 and now run tours to the island on a specially commissioned ferry boat. Well worth booking this is in Ballycotton..........the island is a special place a magical spot, the skippers are... More 

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