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Goleen Beaches

Beaches close to Goleen

Ballyrisode Beach

Ballyrisode Beach located just 11km west of Schull Town, where it forms an inlet with Toormore Bay. This beach forms part of a Special Area of Conservation and a National Heritage Area. Ballyrisode Beach is set in a sheltered location for swimming and other sea based activities especially scuba diving. Ballyrisode Beach once the tide has gone our leaves many rock pools behind for the kids to enjoy.

Barleycove Beach

Barleycove Beach a Blue Flag beach situated between two headlands, on the Mizen Head Peninsula in West Cork, a wonderful beach to enjoy and backed by sand dunnes, is great for water sports. Barleycove Beach located between Goleen and Crookhaven. Enjoy the great scenery of the West Cork coastline and, the flora and fauna of West Cork.

Galley Cove Beach and Cockle Beach

Galley Cove Beach and Cockle Beach located 1.5km west of Crookhaven village, forming an inlet to Galley Cove. Galley Cove Beach is part of a popular route for walking, taking in Barley Cove, up to Crookhaven and across the beach up to Brow Head.

Stoney Beach

Stoney Beach a sister beach of Barleycove in West Cork, better suited for the smaller children as it is very well sheltered, with little wave activity.