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St. John's Point

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Wild and wonderful

Park the car at the beach and walk for about 40 minutes to reach the lighthouse. There is a small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
Waves! Waves! Waves!

I read loads of reviews and so many commented on the narrow road; I was almost put off from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Park the car at the beach and walk for about 40 minutes to reach the lighthouse. There is a small harbour down a steep path and if you are very lucky you will observe dolphins playing tag. There is also a set of stones on...More

Thank Wynner23
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read loads of reviews and so many commented on the narrow road; I was almost put off from visiting. But I decided to brave it, and if driving became too harrowing, I'd just turnaround (somewhere). In reality, the roads are narrow; like most of...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend a trip here to view some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Approximately a 6 mile drive to the lighthouse on well maintained roads.

1  Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and quiet, passing a stunning sandy beach. If you are in the area, worth a detour. Expect a narrow lane with locals zooming!

Thank Surfingwiththealien
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Probably one of most hackneyed phrases but this is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Quite difficult to get to the lighthouse as the road is very narrow and the track to the lighthouse is one car only and to be taken with...More

3  Thank davidtorbitt
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if in the area, beautiful scenery and views on the drive out, thou to be honest I was a bit disappointed that you couldn't get closer to the lighthouse..

Thank dpgromit
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The drive out to St. John’s Point is one of the most scenic drives in the area, but it is not for the faint of heart. The road is very narrow, single lane in many places, so be prepared to search out a pull off...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We were staying at Castle Murray B&B down the road (which we highly suggest!). What an amazing surprise at St. John's Point. We went, expecting a typical lighthouse. But instead found ourselves at one of the most gorgeous vistas, literally on the edge of the...More

Thank Kutaa1022
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

St. John’s Point was an unexpected surprise for us. We were staying at the Castle Murray B&B and went down to the end of the point about 9:45 pm and sunset to see the lighthouse and take some pictures. Wow, the location is beautiful and...More

Thank Arizona77
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We drove out to the lighthouse, stopping for a bit at the beach on the way first. At the end of the peninsula is the lighthouse, which was a fantastic photo stop...really great area to explore on foot and picnic on the rocks...the views were...More

Thank Eric P
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