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St. John's Point

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Great walk

Spectacular views, we were lucky to see a pod of dolphins Park at the beach and walk to the end of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nudger007
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Dublin, Ireland
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Amazing stay in the lighthouse cottage

We had the amazing experience of staying 4 nights in one of the lighthouse keepers cottages beside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
procus
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Dublin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views, we were lucky to see a pod of dolphins Park at the beach and walk to the end of the peninsula

Thank Nudger007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the amazing experience of staying 4 nights in one of the lighthouse keepers cottages beside this beautiful lighthouse . The view across from the lighthouse over to the Sligo coast , Bundoran , Ben Bulbin on a clear day is stunning. The majestic...More

Thank procus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Takes about 15 or 20 minutes to wind you way down to the light house. Views along the way are magnificent. The lighthouse itself is nice, but the views from the point looking back to the shore are spectacular. Sort of a hidden gem among...More

Thank BostonJandP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lighouse is off the beaten path but well worth the drive , beautiful views the whole way to Mayo , sourrounded by a beautiful coral beach and clear water.

Thank R G
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Why ST John’s Point is not included in The Wild Atlantic Way is a mystery. The uninterrupted views across the bay are stunning and if you’re really unlucky you may have to share it with another carload and not the coach loads elsewhere. Make a...More

Thank Karl P
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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 16 September 2018

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 12 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 6 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
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