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Sherkin Island

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Address: Baltimore Fishing Port, Baltimore, Ireland
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A 10 minute boat trip to the island

It's good for a bit of walking. We stopped at the pub & had a drink. We walked around quite a bit, but didnt find the beach, perhaps we should have looked at a map before hand!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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332 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's good for a bit of walking. We stopped at the pub & had a drink. We walked around quite a bit, but didnt find the beach, perhaps we should have looked at a map before hand!

Thank LoveTravelVentures
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A must-see for nature lovers! Beautiful beaches and cliffs. Ireland in its most beautiful way! The church is nice aswell. We stayed in the north shore hostel! Unbelievable friendly staff, great food and an amazing view!

Thank Svenja B
Ennis, Ireland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Took the short ferry ride out to Sherkin on the off season. It's a really beautiful island with tiny secluded beaches. It's very picturesque but be sure to bring a picnic as the bars and restaurants were closed. Definitely worth a visit.

3 Thank WhelanJo
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Fantastic Island for walking or riding a donkey without a saddle . But it is sad to see a few cars on this wonderful place

Thank Liam O
Cork, Ireland
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99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This a great island to visit for a day trip serviced by ferry from the lovely village of Baltimore. I visited there this summer on a really nice day and it was a wonderful experience. The Ferry trip is about 20 minuted from Baltimore and runs over and back on a regular basis. Nice small hotel and bar on the... More 

Thank Pat1955021
Naas, Ireland
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Took the family over to Sherkin by ferry from Baltimore for the afternoon. Lovely small island, with great views of the coast. Nice walks and a couple of quaint places to stop for a beer or a snack.

Thank davidhF539RM
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45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Got the ferry from Baltimore, €20 return for 2 adults. Just a 10minute journey and you're there. There are lovely Abbey ruins on arrival and then at the junction, there are signposts for various directions. We did Horeshoe Bay which is beautiful and deadly quiet. Then round on to the next road which was a long walk to the very... More 

1 Thank Michaela9812
Hobart, Australia
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Wonderful to wander amongst the Abbey ruins. Lovely walking on the island, views are fantastic. Very peaceful.

Thank Terese S
Cork, Ireland
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74 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We visited Sherkin Island because we have missed another attraction on our way to Cork. We had spare time and we have been so close to the boat which was after sailing to Sherkin so we have decided to sail. We weren't disappointing at all.

Thank Katarzyna39
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Really well worth a trip to see the island. Beautiful picturesque views and very good Craic. Great food and plenty to drink.

Thank Al H

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