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Lough Hyne

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Skibbereen, Ireland
+353 21 427 3251
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Stunning scenery

Must see place, Europe's only saltwater lake and a stunning location. Easy to find off the road... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ExpatKL88
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Western Ireland, Ireland
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A Magical Place

Stunning scenery and setting. Great place to go for a lovely forest walk, take in the views of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Skibbereen, Ireland
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+353 21 427 3251
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"beautiful lake"
in 9 reviews
"atlantic sea kayaking"
in 8 reviews
"salt water lake"
in 10 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 11 reviews
"hill walk"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 12 reviews
"west cork"
in 21 reviews
"hill top"
in 5 reviews
"sea creatures"
in 6 reviews
"magical experience"
in 4 reviews
"cold water"
in 4 reviews
"high tide"
in 4 reviews
"marine life"
in 4 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 7 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"skibbereen heritage centre"
in 8 reviews
"definitely worth a visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must see place, Europe's only saltwater lake and a stunning location. Easy to find off the road from Skibereen to Baltimore and plenty of parking places by the lake to pull in and enjoy the view. We arrived here around 11am on a sunny Saturday...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stunning scenery and setting. Great place to go for a lovely forest walk, take in the views of the area and then go for a swim.

Thank Pedrodepacas
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely place to visit, the nature trail is worth the very steep climb the views are wonderful,and when you are finished you can rest by the lake and enjoy the scenery,

Thank 666blueeyes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a most beautiful inland sea lake for swimming and kayaking. We make it down at least once a year with the kids (now teens) and love the memories we are making. The views are the best in the world. I recommended it recently...More

Thank dunmore1999
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning! Whether you just sit and enjoy the surroundings and wildlife or have a kayaking session on the lake. A great place to spend the day. Highly recommend the trek up to the summit. It is a bit steep and rough ground but they have...More

Thank northsidelass
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss taking a moonlight kayak ride Atlantic Sea Kayaking. This was the high point in my Irish visit. It was a magical experience. The salt water lake has stunning views

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a pleasant few hours here with the children kayaking during the day. Picturesque but not as pleasant and busier than lots of Lochs in the highlands of Scotland.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful lake and surrounding area is kept perfectly. I’d recommend walking the 2k up to the summit as the views are breathtaking. And of course a swim!

Thank Nicola H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little disappointed to be honest. As it is advertised as a marine reserve I thought it would be full of marine life. Instead it consisted of the humans swimming in what could have been a lake anywhere. Not worth the drive out in my...More

Thank Tracy S
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Spent a week here with my husband while he did surveying work for his masters project. He snorkelled while I kayaked next to him, spending very peaceful afternoons looking out at the scenery. We have seen a lot of sea creatures ( it usually happens...More

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Graham B
17 July 2018|
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We were there recently and did not see any signs about not letting dogs in the lake. Maybe we missed them? In fact our Labrador had a great time swimming! We saw at least 3 other dogs off lead, one in swimming.....and it’s... More
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Michelle V
13 June 2018|
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Train from Dublin to Cork and 237 bus from Cork to Skibbereen
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