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

Ballydehob

Set in an idyllic rural scene and snuggled in the embrace of the sheltering Mount Gabriel, Ballydehob derives... 

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WHAT TO DO

Mizen Head Signal Station & Café

The award winning Mizen Head Signal Station – Three experiences in one! Visitor Centre in the Irish Lights... 

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WHAT’S HAPPENING

November 2017

Things have slowed down, the clocks have gone back and we are turning to firesides, long evenings in... 

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WHERE TO SHOP

Barnetts of Schull

Established over 50 years. We offer children’s, ladies’ and gentswear – the finest choice of clothing at the... 

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