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Trip around the lighthouse

Went on a trip from Baltimore via Cape Clear to Fastnet rock and lighthouse. Love seeing... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Cork, Ireland
via mobile

This is a wonderful trip from Schull which is well worth it. Schull is also a fantastic village on... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Went on a trip from Baltimore via Cape Clear to Fastnet rock and lighthouse. Love seeing lighthouses and this was top of the list. The history surrounding it just makes it an intriguing visit. The boat went around it twice, slowly, so plenty of opportunities...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is a wonderful trip from Schull which is well worth it. Schull is also a fantastic village on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank edwardl39
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We fished near the actual light house and i must say we were quite lucky to fill our buckets. The information of the light house is however at Mizen Head where the hike is nice, railed and very well laid out. The view from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Claudia Tania S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We got the boat from cape clear out to the fastnet, it was something on my todo list for a long time, and well worth the trip.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 449declans
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A magnificent lighthouse. Why are they replacing the sweeping beam with an inferior substitute and scant regard for the true heritage of the Fastnet?I

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank EileenM_11
Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you are lucky enough to take a trip to see the Famous Fastnet Lighthouse you will not be disappointed. Known as Ireland's tear drop due to the tears shed of the many emigrants who left Ireland and this was their last sighting of their...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank rory j
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have only seen this whilst sailing around it. I have not been inside but its most impressive. If you go to Mizen Head you can also learn how it was constructed. A most impressive site and ingenious piece of engineering. Make sure you go...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank John P
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Has to be seen. Even on a calm day the sea around the Fastnet can be choppy so be prepared. It's worth it in the end though, Great experience

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LeeAtkins1
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Sail around the Fastnet. It is iconic and truly a stamp in the stamp album of life. We were lucky and had a clear and sunny day, so caught it at its best, I think. The water is deep, so you can sail quite close...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank David J
Reviewed 20 December 2016

You can only circle this thing by boat. It is precariously placed on a convenient rock in the Atlantic. No longer lived in, the light and position is automated. It is impressive. It's the first (or last) light of Ireland for ships crossing the Atlantic,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank valschull
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