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Magnifient view

We parked in the village and walked up to the Beacon, only later finding that we could have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nice landscape

But wet and windy weather Hope we did not disturbs the cows in the fields. The sea was agitated... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
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“nice walk”(7 reviews)
“sherkin island”(16 reviews)
“narrow road”(5 reviews)
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Baltimore Harbour | The Beacon, Harboursmouth, County Cork, Baltimore, Ireland
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All reviews nice walk sherkin island narrow road amazing views worth the climb worth the effort the cliff limited parking the small car park walk up the atlantic ocean windy weather short climb vantage point mizen head land and sea easy climb
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in the village and walked up to the Beacon, only later finding that we could have actually driven. However, it was an interesting walk past many of the residences and along the shore. The view all around the beacon was quite spectacular, made...More

Thank BostonJandP
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

But wet and windy weather Hope we did not disturbs the cows in the fields. The sea was agitated after the storm. It should be lovely during summer

Thank Artane1968
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Whenever I’m back home visiting family I take a jog up here to drink in the views. I love taking new visitors up here and hearing their jaw crack as it drops open. You can’t beat it on a clear and sunny day. This is...More

1  Thank E6479OGamyc
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We spent a few days in Baltimore after doing a birding pelagic. The loop walk as far as the beacon and Coney Island is a nice stretch for the legs and the aspect from the beacon perched on the cliffs very beautiful. It's sad history...More

1  Thank ProfessorRathgar
Reviewed September 16, 2018

road is a bit narrow so it would be better to walk from town as it is about 2-3k, great views and if you have the right shoes/boots take a walk around the area, some amazing views from cliff tops.

Thank rob d
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Nice walk from the town out to see the gorgeous views of the ocean and the cliffs. Please ignore the ugly Beacon thing and go past it and sit and just enjoy the views and the birds.

Thank sabgkids
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

A short walk from Baltimore Harbour but the views from the Beacon are definitely worth it. Would recommend.

Thank Donal D
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We saw this from land and sea and it nicely filled a hole in our trip as was a 20min walk each way from the main square. Beautiful 360* views from the beacon itself!

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed August 28, 2018

A must to visit when visiting west Cork. A great place to sit and watch the view. You would need to be surefooted and to be careful of the open cliffs.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

A regular pastime when visiting Baltimore . A beautiful scenic walk followed by a welcome coffee or during at one of the local establishments . Best on a fine day but is always special

Thank Kevin M
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Beacon or Bacon.