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Nov 6, 2018
“Stunning views, great waymarked walks..... fabulous b&b's........a must for any walker or photographer”
Sep 23, 2018
“Outstanding Hike with Hillside Walks”
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I stayed on Sheep's head walking for 2 days...... quality walks with stunning scenery...... hospitality was great,......eating out was superb......well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pronsias M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Sheep’s Head Way is our 6th European Hike and this one was by far our most enjoyable, thanks to Hillside Walking Tours. Charlie is the go to, tour guide and organizer. He totally set up our self walk from organizing great accommodation, restaurants, transportation...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Flapper23
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely hike to the lighthouse and lopping back around and up to the carpark. Don't be out off by any fog at the car park. When we arrived we could barely see 6ft in front of us but once we got lower down the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Markoniusb
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We took a drive around West Cork and ended up going to Sheep's head. We travelled on some very narrow roads but the scenery we viewed when we got there was out of this world and the walk to the lighthouse was really worth it!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank cathy435
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

One of the unspoilt gems Ireland has to offer. It will suit both serious walkers and amateurs. The car park at the end of Sheep's Head has a little cafe that will provide you with warm soup and sandwiches although I've only been in summer...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank grego560
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The Sheep's Head Peninsula is a fantastic place to get away from the tourist scene while still enjoying the beauty of Ireland and its people. We stayed at "The Black Gate" lodge on the Peninsula for 40 Euro a night (one bedroom apartment along one...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Sheep's Head has an 88km walking route - which I'm going back to do in a mix of walking & cycling - the best way to enjoy the peninsula's spectacular scenery. Easy to see why it's a European Destination of Excellence. Our party of 4...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank GrainneByrne299
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We spend 2 days in the company of Tony, our guide from Sheep's Head Walks, on 2 different walks on the Sheep's Head Peninsula. We had a wonderful time on both of the tailor made walks which suited all of our interests, from local history,...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank bridieb2015
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