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Ballycotton Cliff Walk

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Address: Ballycotton,, Cork, Ireland

Lovely walk suitable for all ages. (Children must be accompanied and not...

Lovely walk suitable for all ages. (Children must be accompanied and not suitable for buggies)

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Nice walk but a bit short

This is a nice walk but it's not looped or you have to go back over the road. Going back the same way is always a bit boring I find. There should be a way to go back through the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mallow, Ireland
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Mallow, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice walk but it's not looped or you have to go back over the road. Going back the same way is always a bit boring I find. There should be a way to go back through the fields

Thank PineappleDan
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing fancy here. Rough path with puddles in patches. Gets you away from everything. Very relaxing with a wonderful view of the coastline. Safe as its not on the cliff edge. Can go off the path and take a trip down closer to the sea. Found myself wondering what's around the next corner. Seats along the path to sit and... More 

Thank tomkcollins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this place: wouderful views and nature, wolked around upon cliffes on 1 hour, feel ocean breeze and mineral sents

Thank Galina L
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

great view, lot to walk and to see, breath taken but just hope is not raining because it can be a mess

Thank Gilbond2001
Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Well worth visiting if in the Cork area. A must for nature lovers or hill walkers. Proper footwear essential. Why not bring the fishing rod and fish in the harbour?

Thank L W
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Parking is close by, so quick and easy to start this walk. Great views. Lots of flowering shrubs around even in November. The golden gorse was particularly lovely with the sun on it. Quite a busy walk so you meet lots of other walkers of all ages.

Thank Howarth S
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great walk and views are amazing. Need to go on a good clear day. Bayview hotel down the road a good option for food.

Thank SC1211
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a very good cliff walk but it is not a loop walk. We walked for about 6km and then turned back so did 12 k in total. Weather was good when we were there but would not recommend it if it was very windy. It is also not suitable for those with walking difficulties due to the rough... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Ballycotton cliff walk is a beautiful walk. This is a must for those who love the outdoors. It is very accessible with plenty of resting stops along the way. Wonderful sea views and landscape. Photographers I'm sure would really appreciate the views. A good pair of walking boots will help however when we walked it the weather was dry and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Although after the cliff walk I did change my perception of what sea breeze is, I loved walking along the shore. The views change with each step and the wind clears the head. The smell of the sea is lovely. There are places where you can go down to the water and the small beaches are adorable and so private.... More 

Thank Lyerka S

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