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Fastnet Lighthouse

Schull, Ireland
+353 28 71766
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Great experience

Has to be seen. Even on a calm day the sea around the Fastnet can be choppy so be prepared. It's... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
LeeAtkins1
via mobile
You have to do this once...

Sail around the Fastnet. It is iconic and truly a stamp in the stamp album of life. We were lucky... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
David J
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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“west cork” (2 reviews)
“teardrop” (2 reviews)
“cape” (3 reviews)
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Schull, Ireland
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+353 28 71766
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Has to be seen. Even on a calm day the sea around the Fastnet can be choppy so be prepared. It's worth it in the end though, Great experience

Thank LeeAtkins1
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Sail around the Fastnet. It is iconic and truly a stamp in the stamp album of life. We were lucky and had a clear and sunny day, so caught it at its best, I think. The water is deep, so you can sail quite close...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 20 December 2016

You can only circle this thing by boat. It is precariously placed on a convenient rock in the Atlantic. No longer lived in, the light and position is automated. It is impressive. It's the first (or last) light of Ireland for ships crossing the Atlantic,...More

1  Thank valschull
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The tear drop of Ireland is not a lighthouse you can visit but one that can be appreciated from afar. The light can be seen over west cork on clear nights

Thank Droumleigh
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Traveled to see this beauty Ireland's Teardrop aka The Fastnet. Its amazing to see a lighthouse built on top of a rock, I admire our forefathers who built this stunning tower without the aid of machinary, cranes etc etc. Its a must see if you...More

Thank Jacky Q
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have wished for better weather. We booked on late on a Saturday night for a Sunday Afternoon trip. They were very accommodating. We even got a discount for the group of 9A and 2 kids. We stopped in Cape Clear briefly to change boats...More

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We took the Fastnet Tour, with stops on the way out and back at Clear Island. Everyone loved it and our party was mixed including the elderly and very small children. The rock itself is amazing. The staff on the boats are lovely. Clear Island...More

Thank Sure T
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

About a 2 hour round trip from cape clear. It's well worth the cost of the boat. Bring a pair of binoculars as your a bit away in the boat

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went around the Fastnet with Cape Clear ferries and loved the experience, it is well worth a visit and very impressive, when up close, we saw seals and dolphins the day we were out, and loved that, we had plenty time actually around the...More

Thank 2222rose
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The end of the world as far as you can go there be monster s there swims completed in August 2011 and August 2012

Thank Stephen R
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