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Mizen Head Signal Station
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Mizen Head Signal Station in West Cork is Ireland's most south-westerly point and is a dramatic and breath-taking stop on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

The Visitor Centre, with café and gift shop, features displays on the Fastnet Lighthouse, the Geology of Mizen and a Navigational Simulator showing Mizen Head from the sea.

Then the outdoor experience starts! Take the path to the Signal Station down the 99 Steps to the Bridge. Head out to the former Keeper’s Quarters with its interpretive displays. Along the way there are several paths up to wonderful views along the coast - right up to the Sheep's Head and the Beara Peninsulas!

Mizen is also a world renowned whale and dolphin watching location, where visitors can often see seals under the bridge.

Highlights include:
  • Ireland’s most south-westerly point, along the Wild Atlantic Way
  • Enjoy walks over the Arched bridge, and fenced cliff walks with sea views
  • See the Keepers’ Quarters, exhibition and memorabilia like maps, photos, videos
  • Learn about safety at sea and try the navigational simulator
  • Find out about shipwrecks, geology, flowers, birds and tides
  • Audio visual presentation through English
  • Fantastic views along Ireland’s rugged coastline
  • The chance to see whales, dolphins, seals and other marine wildlife

Visitor Information

Open Year Round

Mid-March - May & October
Daily 10:30 - 17:00

June - September
Daily 10.00 - 18:00

November - Mid-March
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Contact Details

Mizen Head Signal Station,
Goleen, Co. Cork

T: +353 (0) 28 35000
E: info@mizenhead.ie
W: www.mizenhead.ie

Closed: December 24 to 26

Last admission: 20 minutes before closing

Approx. visit duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

 

Admission Prices 2015/2016

Adult: €6.00
Senior (aged 65+): €4.50
Student (with valid ID): €4.50
Child (aged 5-12): €3.50
Child (aged 0-4): Free
Family (2 adults & 3 children): €18.00

 

Other Useful Information

LANGUAGES
Free leaflets available in English, French and German.

DINING / REFRESHMENTS
Café serving home-made light lunches, snacks, tea and coffee.

SHOPPING
Gift shop selling maritime souvenirs, toys, books and cards. 

PARKING
Car parking and coach parking on-site.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS
The Signal Station itself is fully accessible.

GROUPS
Group rates available (10% discount - minimum numbers required). Pre-booking required.

 

Map Location

From Bantry:
Travel through Durrus taking the left fork towards Goleen. Continue to the end of the road and turn right at the T junction. Go through Goleen and continue until you see the sign for Mizen Head Drive.

From Skibbereen:
Follow the signs for N71 until you reach Ballydehob. Go straight on and follow the signs for Mizen Head Drive. Follow the route R592 through Schull, through Goleen and continue until you see the sign for Mizen Head Drive.

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