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Baltimore Village

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..

"Baltimore Village " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Baltimore
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Schull

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..

"Schull " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Schull
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Explore the islands.

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
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Crookhaven and West

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.

"Crookhaven and West " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Crookhaven
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Roscarberry to Skibbereen

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
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East of Kinsale

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..

"East of Kinsale " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

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Mizen Peninsula

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..

"Mizen Peninsula " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

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

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..

"Sheeps Head Peninsula " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

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Roscarbery

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

"Roscarbery " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Rosscarbery
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Bantry Bay

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..

"Bantry Bay " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

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

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