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So off the beaten path..

..that as a woman who has travelled extensively over Ireland it took me years to go there. What an... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Mary H
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Spectacular walk

About 30 mins up and down each way - this rambling, stony walk was a highlight of southwest Kerry... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Prentiss P
Durham, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

..that as a woman who has travelled extensively over Ireland it took me years to go there. What an experience. For families with children try the lighthouse loop (couple of points you want to really hold on to the children..) for those of reasonable fitness...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

About 30 mins up and down each way - this rambling, stony walk was a highlight of southwest Kerry. Breathtaking views in all directions and around every bend. Be sure to bring warm clothes and a wind breaker - the breeze can get wild. But...More

Thank Prentiss P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great views and wonderful walk, especially when you have three small children who all really enjoyed it! It's an amazing place.

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit to the Sheeps Head peninsular, we drove to the Lighthouse car park and did the Lighthouse Loop walk, which is short and well signed. The views are spectacular. We enjoyed it so much, we will visit again soon

1  Thank Nitsua2012
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

If you do the Beara drive make sure to also do the Sheep's Head peninsula as well. Some of the roads are a bit scary but it all adds to the experience. The walk to the lighthouse is well worth doing but there are some...More

Thank BanzaiClepton
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Staying at start of Sheeps Head way near Bantry. Beautiful scenery on the drive out to Sheeps head lighthouse. Walk to lighthouse is downhill so may be challenging to some. Views are spectacular and worth walking to

Thank donnelle69
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This area is great for walking, with great scenery 360°. We did an easy 4 hour looped walk including a break at the cafe and a potter around the lighthouse. The lighthouse is small but well situated. There are views of the Beara peninsula to...More

Thank wearb
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

The Sheepshead is an amazing place to stay. The scenery is stunning. The walks are fantastic. We stay at a stunning house called Akahista Escape, which is a great place to base yourself and relax. The house gives you a stunning view of Dunmanus Bay...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We unfortunately came here one probably one of the worst days for the weather during the summer. But that didn't stop us! Although we were soaked and windbeaten by the end, the walk (if I dare say it) was worth it. The views were great...More

1  Thank SarcasticPingu
Reviewed 1 September 2015

we were lucky to pick the most amazing weather for a spin to sheaps head. The surroundings are amazing. pure nature. The walk to the lighthouse is a great way but we really were out of breath on our way back. people with walking difficulties...More

1  Thank Tienchen79
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