Barleycove

You just have to be there...

Barleycove is a large beach backed by sand dunes, which were thrown up in the tidal wave which swept Europe after the earthquake in Lisbon in 1755.

Today the dunes have been partially eroded but are protected like much of the coastal area here as European designated Special Areas of Conservation. The car-park access road runs along a narrow causeway bisecting Lissagriffin Lakes. At the north end of this causeway there is narrow bridge, where you can turn left for Mizen Head or right back to Goleen village.

WHERE TO GO

Mizen Head

Mizen Head Visitor Centre has been developed by a local tourism co-operative. The signal station was built in... 

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WHAT TO DO

Schull Planetarium

Schull Planetarium, part of the local Community College, is the only Planetarium in the Republic of Ireland and... 

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WHAT’S HAPPENING

August 2017 ~ The Sunday of the Summer!

August is when Schull speeds up, when the Main Street is buzzing with visitors old and new.  There... 

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WHERE TO SHOP

Courtyard Crafts

Ceramics Jewellery Cards Candles Pottery Artwork Knitwear Leather Prints Linum Collection Sea Salt and so much more…... 

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