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Spectacular Schull is an idyllic fishing town set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of the beautiful Mizen Peninsula. The safe and welcoming harbour make it an excellent base for waters ports and nature lovers.


The delightful town of Schull is nestled in a scenic harbour, and is surrounded by a haven of hills, coves, beaches and natural wildlife. Set in the centre of the beautiful Mizen Peninusla Schull is one of the most appealing spots in West Cork boasting a lively collection of pubs, cafés and restaurants.

The safe and welcoming harbour, and the many islands off-shore, make this an excellent base for watersports and sailing. It hosts the annual Fastnet International Schools Regatta as well as Calves Week. Ferries depart daily from Schull pier for Cape Clear Island from June to September. Enjoy a cruise to the famous Fastnet Rock and the unspoiled Long Island can be reached by ferry from Colla Pier, west of Schull.

Schull is an excellent starting point for bracing coastal walks and invigorating cycles, Treat yourself to panoramic views across the harbour on a walk along the foreshore.

Although the sea dominates, there are no shortage of onshore events. The Art in Schull Festival is one of the traditional highlights of summer time with a week of exhibitions, workshops and music. Film lovers are welcomed with the annual Fastnet Short Film Festival. For something completely different take in a Star show at Schull Planetarium in the grounds of the Community College.

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