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

Atlantic School of English & Active Leisure

A place for all the family to learn English, live the local life and love our leisure programme.... 

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WHAT’S HAPPENING

August 2018

Schull at it’s busiest! The village is buzzing with visitors, the harbour filled with yachts, kayaks, dingies and... 

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WHERE TO SHOP

OSKA Toormore

We have customers from all over the world delighted to find a Designer Outlet Section as well as... 

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