Schull Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Schull

The very first post I wrote about my time in this wonderful country was titled 'Ireland - 50 Shades of Green, Blue & Beer' - you can find this on my website titled Nomadic Lives (for some insightful reading, I promise); here are some useful links: 7 Travel Lessons from my 1st Independent Excursion - http://nomadiclives.com/travel/7-travel-lessons-1st-independent-excursion/ Ireland - 50 Shades of Green, Blue & Beer - http://nomadiclives.com/travel/ireland/ireland-50-shades-green-blue-beer/ 11 Irish Facts & Myth Busters - http://nomadiclives.com/travel/ireland/11-irish-facts-myth-busters/ Coming back to the point at hand, I believe I managed to capture a lot of what makes Ireland special in that one single title. ...

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Make pit-stops at Schull & Goleen, dive into shops at whim....

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Excellent views of the Wild Atlantic! Literally feels like you've arrive right at the edge of the world, with nothing but a ragged cliff falling into the limitless depths of the ice-blue ocean!
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Weekend Getaways from Schull  

On you day trip to Western Cork, the first stop is the historic port-town of Kinsale. In medieval times, the importance of Kinsale to Ireland's political strategy was such, that the neighboring hamlet of Cork, was described as being 'near to Kinsale' - a stark contrast to today's times, when it's exactly the other way round. Charles Fort - a 13th century star-shaped fort built to protect the port of Kinsale from French & Spanish invaders is the prime attraction. The guided tour by a member of the Office for Public Works is hugely informative & entertaining (the fabled Irish wit, yeah?). Much of Kinsale's decline as an important port is attributed to the sandbar in it's harbor. Cork was identified as a natural alternative and the rest, as they say, is history. Kinsale town is a charming little spec of culture and rural bounty. Schedule your trip to Kinsale on a Wednesday and be blessed by the weekly Farmer's Market, held on every Wednesday, right opposite the Tourist Office in town. There's great food, amazing juices, mouth-watering deserts and some absolutely amazing local life to be experienced in this market - do not miss for anything!


About Schull

Schull is where we stopped and decided to take a stroll around the town. The first impulsive shop we entered was a friendly jeweler's. He embarked upon a storytelling session about how the shop was found by his great grandfather who happened to spend several years in undivided India, in Lahore, which incidentally is now part of Pakistan! We then dove into another adorable little shop which was selling priceless souvenirs. I bought a few bookmarks that were impossible to ignore and decided to move on to our next stop!
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