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Lough Hyne, Skibbereen

Categories: Bodies of Water, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
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  • Tranquil, scenic, not busy and very few people around. We enjoyed a lovely walk around lough hyne at dusk, beautiful place, we will be back! 
  • This place was recommended by a local as a great place to go for a hike and enjoy the outdoors. I couldn't agree any more with the recommendation. Great place to walk, hike, have a picnic, and take in...  read more »
  • I was here on my own in early afternoon recently and it was wonderful, truly wonderful. The peacefulness I experienced was what I badly needed, the beauty of the scenery is enhanced and enriched by th...  read more »
  • Unusual lake which is directly linked to the sea and is tidal. I think the tide comes in for hours but takes eight hours to retreat. The loch is beautiful and is also a recommended swimming spot. There's an exhibition about the rare or unusual habitat of the loch in the skibberean heritage centre in the town.
  • You can walk up the forest hill to a vantage point that gives great views all around. The walk itself is gorgeous. As a foreigner you expect gnomes of fairies to live here. It is a walk with some steep climbing up stairs but well worth it. Shame there is no pub or coffee house around.
  • Nice walk in the Woods, not long, what style, but refreshing during a heat wave in Ireland
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