Built in the 1840s, Ballycotton Lighthouse sits atop the unspoilt Ballycotton Island across the bay from the foodie haven of East Cork. A black lighthouse (one of only two in Ireland) it is only accessible by boat. This makes a trip to Ballycotton Lighthouse something very special.
Look forward to an exhilarating journey from the harbour to the island. Walk the original light-keepers path to the island’s summit. You may meet some of the resident goats. See the unspoilt flora and fauna. And, of course, explore the lighthouse and enjoy stunning views from the bright red lantern balcony.
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Open all year, subject to weather conditions
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Located 45 minutes east of Cork city.
Ballycotton Lighthouse, Ballycotton Island, Co. Cork, Ireland
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