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Ballycotton Cliff Walk, Cork
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Traversing meadows and cliffs, Ballycotton Cliff Walk represents one of the area's most scenic hiking routes. The 8 km (5 mi) path stretches from Ballycotton village to Ballyandreen beach, providing walkers with plenty of opportunity to spot wildlife and snap photos of the southern Irish coastline. Take time to read the notice board located in the parking lot to learn about some of the 300 species of birds that can be sighted along the way. The path is not suitable for bikes or strollers due to the many stiles positioned on the route. Plan to visit Ballycotton Cliff Walk during your Cork vacation using our convenient Cork trip generator.
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  • 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...  more »
  • The way over (not under) the cliffs in Ballycotton was a great start for us. There is though no hiking trail, but if it is him in the opposite direction, opens up a new view. The coast is very varied, with different layers of rock, Rock Islands and sandy beach. We were not the same entry, because the lighthouse on the island and the small fishing port have lured us first. Has the last Street high to be taken to the hike but right past on the red and blue rescue boat to the parking lot.
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  • Great walk and views are amazing. Need to go on a good clear day. Bayview hotel down the road a good option for food.