15 of the best vistas to take in West Cork, Ireland

We all know that West Cork is one of the most photogenic locations in Ireland, but where are the best places to take it all in? Here is a list of some suggestions to get you exploring our magnificent landscape – some may even surprise you! How many locations have you visited?

1. Old Head Signal Tower, Kinsale

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(Image: GeoCoast via Youtube)

2. Dzogchen Beara

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(Image: G, Dwyer via Instagram)

3. Lough Hyne

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(Image via:@mk_wdrn Instagram)

4. Brow Head Crookhaven

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(Photo: Comeragh Photo via Twitter)

5. Barry’s Point, Seven Heads Peninsula

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(Image via sevenheadspeninsula.ie)

6. Vaughan’s Pass, Bantry

Bantry Town as seen from Vaughan's Pass by photographer John Eagle

(Image: by photographer John Eagle)

7.  Sheep’s Head

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(Image: Siobhán Burke courtesy of http://livingthesheepsheadway.com/ )

8. Barley Lake

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(Image via Tripadvisor.com)

9. Knowen Hill, Dunmanway

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Photo via Instagram: @tonygireland

10. Farran, Ardfield Clonakilty

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(Image via myhome.ie)

11 & 12 Hungry Hill, Beara and Bere Island

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(Image via @kyhamarieclarke)

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(Image: Bere Island Heritage Centre)

13. Carrigfada, Reenascreena

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(Image: Coillteoutdoors.ie)

14. Dursey Island

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(Image: Durseyisland.ie)

15. Mount Gabriel, Schull

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(Photo: via @selmii_cel Instagram)

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