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Cork Off The Beaten Path: 40 reviews and 67 photos

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  • Garryvoe Beach - Cork
  • Garryvoe beach - Cork
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  • Ballycotton Lighthouse - Cork
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  • Caravan park by the beach - Cork
      Caravan park by the beach
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Garryvoe Beach is situated south east of Cork near the town of Youghal. This area is sometimes called the Irish Riviera, but I think that fortunately there are fewer hotels and it's less touristy than the other Rivieras I have seen pictures of. On the other hand, the weather was not too good when we went there so it might look different on a sunny summer day. There were a few people walking on the beach though and the caravan park nearby was quite full. The place seems to be a good one for birdwatching - there was a list with illustrations of all kinds of seagulls and other birds that can be encountered there. In the distance you can see the Ballycotton Lighthouse.
It was the place we went to soon after my arrival from Warsaw and I really enjoyed the open spaces and the sea after the noise, crowds and congestion of my hometown.

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  • Updated Jul 31, 2007
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