Traveled to see this beauty Ireland's Teardrop aka The Fastnet. Its amazing to see a lighthouse built on top of a rock, I admire our forefathers who built this stunning tower without the aid of machinary, cranes etc etc. Its a must see if you are in the West Cork area.
Couldn't have wished for better weather. We booked on late on a Saturday night for a Sunday Afternoon trip. They were very accommodating. We even got a discount for the group of 9A and 2 kids. We stopped in Cape Clear briefly to change boats and then headed out to the Fastnet. Beautiful blue skies ,conditions and to top it...
We took the Fastnet Tour, with stops on the way out and back at Clear Island. Everyone loved it and our party was mixed including the elderly and very small children.
The rock itself is amazing. The staff on the boats are lovely. Clear Island is beautiful. We saw dolphins on the way back in.
It takes the bulk of...
We went around the Fastnet with Cape Clear ferries and loved
the experience, it is well worth a visit and very impressive, when
we saw seals and dolphins the day we were out, and loved that,
we had plenty time actually around the Fastnet, as the boat crew
take time for everyone to see and experience it
We chose the best day for our trip around the lighthouse the sea was calm with clear blue skies.it took about an hour and fifteen minutes from Schull with a short stop on Cape Clear island.we used the scheduled ferry for our trip and were extremely lucky that when we'd dropped of our fellow passengers on the island our party...
Organised trip as part of touring holiday.i've heard fastnet on the shipping forecast so now have seen the place., breath taking views. The trip to the lighthouse is not for the faint hearted but well worth the effort. The cafe serves snacks and cooed meals