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

Crookhaven

Crookhaven Harbour is as picturesque today as it was useful in its heyday, being a large and sheltered... 

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WHAT TO DO

Goleen Harbour

Adventures | Bike Hire & Sales | Farm | Relaxation | Geocache Treasure Hunts | Summer Camps... 

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WHAT’S HAPPENING

February 2018

So January is behind us and Spring is just around the corner.  The days are getting longer, the... 

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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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