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1. Baltimore Village

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The village located on the shores of a very sheltered bay is popular with sailing enthusiasts. A number of sailing regettas take place throughout the summer. The area is also ideal for walking and cycling..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Baltimore

2. Schull

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The small town of Schull, with its numerous restaurants and pubs over looks an excellent and sheltered bay. The area is popular with cyclists, sailors and walkers..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Schull

3. Explore the islands.

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Just off the coast there many islands worth visiting and exploring. The Fastnet - though the smallest is the most dramatic. Sherkin Island lies in Baltimore Harbour, while Cape Clear is accessible from Baltimore and Schull..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Fastnet Rock

4. Crookhaven and West

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Crookhaven and West Mizen Peninsula is as far south west as you can go. The area is popular with walkers, cyclists and sailors and has some excellent beaches and a local caravan park.

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Crookhaven

5. Roscarberry to Skibbereen

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Follow some of the smaller roads and visit the small hamlets such as Glandore, the fishing village of Union Hall and stop at Ireland's Stone Henge..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Glandore

6. East of Kinsale

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East of Kinsale there are a number of small roads that run down to sandy coves or cliff paths. The road passing through the small village of Nohaval is typical, with numerous smaller roads leading to the coast and to hidden cliffs and coves..

7. Mizen Peninsula

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Mizen Peninsula is at the extreme west end of South West Cork, further west than Barley Cove. The cliffscapes and remoteness of the lighthouse make the area a major attraction for tourists..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mizen Head

8. Sheeps Head Peninsula

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Sheeps Head Peninsula is west of Bantry. The north side of the Peninsula looks out over Bantry Bay, while the south side overlooks Dunmanus Bay. There is a light house on the remote western end of the peninsula..

9. Roscarbery

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West of Roscarbery and along the coast there are some interesting villages and hamlets worth visiting..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Rosscarbery

10. Bantry Bay

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Bantry Bay is a long bay approx. 35km from the entrance to Bantry Town. The bay lies between Sheeps Head Peninsula and the Beara Peninsula..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bantry House

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