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Sheep's Head Peninsula

Bantry, Ireland
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Great Scenery

Go all the way to the end and experience great scenery and a lovely walk on an easy trail down to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rye, New Hampshire
Spectacular scenery

Drove along a narrow, bumpy and bendy just paved road from Bantry along Sheep's Head Peninsula to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
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“the loop” (7 reviews)
Bantry, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Go all the way to the end and experience great scenery and a lovely walk on an easy trail down to the lighthouse...you will be glad you did!!

Thank Jrye2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

Drove along a narrow, bumpy and bendy just paved road from Bantry along Sheep's Head Peninsula to the head. Had lovely crab and salmon sandwiches at the friendly cafe and then drove back on a relatively normal road. We drove in a 4WD which we...More

Thank yakitori19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been down in the area of Kilcrohane for work on several occasions and always enjoying the drive from Bantry a cancelled appointment gave the opportunity to visit Cup anTae for lunch. I can see why the area is so popular as the sun was...More

Thank Briansgardenistop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Sheeps Head Peninsula via a looped drive out of Bantry. Went out along the north coast on what is St times a narrow drive with dramatic coastal scenery. The route across the peninsula towards the end to get from north to south and...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before going up to Sheep's Head, my wife and I had lunch in a small restaurant called 'The Old Creamery' in Kilcrohane. What a little gem. Spotlessly clean, lovely food, genuine friendly staff. It was a real pleasure to dine there. On Sheep's Head we...More

Thank Vincent R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place, surrounded by water. Didn't know this place was here, we just followed the road until we could go no further .A fine cafe at the end of it but the wind was something else! We'll be back next summer and this time with...More

Thank Vinny971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They don't call the one road to Sheep's Head the Goat's Path for nothing. But once you get out and can see the scenery and views it is so worth the drive. My husband has knee issues so we didn't do a ton of walking...More

Thank StoneWiegman
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Brilliant if you love walking with spectacular views. Great diversity of walks from very easy to a little more difficult. Use your walking poles if you have them and carry a rain coat as weather can quickly change. Highly recommended

Thank John P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Start off in Bantry to get to Sheeps Head Peninsula for a trip with spectacular scenery all the way. Stop off at the little inlets when the bay meets the shore and enjoy the peace and tranquility.

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Enjoy time out on these beautiful walks (1hr - 5hr walks) - unspoilt scenery greets you on every turn with stunning vistas of Bantry Bay

Thank dee_bantry
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ships Head is fantastic for cycling. We stayed there two time (as walkers) and always could watch cycling tourists making there way. The streets are calm with good ground, sometimes you have to climb little hills. On top... More
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