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Cork Beaches

Barleycove Beach
Barleycove Beach

Barleycove Beach

Barleycove Beach, West Cork is a large sandy beach backed by sand dunes. The sand dunes were thrown up in the tidal wave that swept Europe after the earthquake in Lisbon in 1755. Today they have been partially eroded but they are protected like much of the coast round this area as European designated Special Areas of Conservation. The road goes to the east of the beach across a causeway bisecting Lissagriffin Lakes and at the T-junction you turn left to Mizen Head.

Garretstown Beach

Garretstown Beach, Kinsale

Garretstown Beach, West Cork lies near the Old Head of Kinsale and a short drive from Kinsale town and Ballinspittle village, much favoured for surfing.

Garryvoe Beach

Garryvoe Beach, East Cork

Garryvoe Beach, East Cork located close to the towns of Shanagarry, Ballycotton and Midleton. A very popular beach in East Cork in the Summer months.

Inchydoney Beach, West Cork

Inchydoney Beach

Inchydoney Beach in West Cork is a short drive from Clonakilty town, a beautiful sandy beach popular for surfing, anglers and family days out, you can choose from two sections on this beach.

Owenahincha Beach

Owenahincha Beach, West Cork is close to Clonakility, this is an exposed beach.

Redbarn Claycastle Beach

Redbarn Claycastle Beach, in East Cork is located 3 miles from Youghal town in from of the Quality Hotel. Visitors can enjoy a walk from Redbarn to Youghal beach, you have the choice to walk along the shore or the timber boardwalk area.

Youghal Beach, East Cork

Youghal Beach

Youghal beach connects Youghal to Redbarn and is approximately 5km. It currently holds the International Blue Flag award.

The Warren Beach

The Warren Beach (Rosscarbery), West Cork is a small local sandy beach backed with sand dunes. The area around the beach has been designated as a Natural Heritage Area.

Tragumna Beach

Tragumna Beach, West Cork is located just a few miles from Skibberren town

County Cork

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See & Do in Cork

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    Some of the best beaches in Ireland are in County Cork.
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    Castles, forts and heritage sites in County Cork.
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    Top 10 golf courses in County Cork, with link to the official sites.
  • Cork Horse Riding Horse Riding
    Details of horse riding schools, where you can hire horses in County Cork
  • Cork Parks & Gardens Cork Parks & Gardens
    So many Parks & Gardens to choose from in County Cork.
  • Cork Pubs Pubs
    Best Pubs in County Cork for music and craic.
  • Cork Restaurants Cork Restaurants
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  • Cork Visitor Attractions Visitor Attractions
    Most popular Visitor Attractions in County Cork.
  • Cork Walks Walks
    Loop walks, forest walks, way marked walks, and beach walks.

East Cork

Irelands Ancient East

West Cork

Wild Atlantic Way

Getting Around Cork

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