Mizen Head Visitor Centre is three experiences in one exciting package. The site ranges over a dynamic Visitor Centre – Above, Mizen Head Signal Station – Below, and numerous enchantments -On The Way along the path and over the foot bridge.
Visit Mizen Café and the Gift Shop free of charge. There is a charge to continue through the Display Halls, down the Paths across the Bridge to the Signal Station and the Lights at the most South-westerly Point of Ireland.
A full visit will take 1 – 2 hours with breath taking sea views here in Mizen, West Cork.
Directions to Mizen Head Visitor Centre
Coming from Bantry: Take the turning marked CROOKHAVEN R591. Travel through Durrus taking the left fork towards Goleen. Continue to the end of the road and turn right at the T junction. Go through Goleen and continue until you see the sign for Mizen Head Drive (don’t take the first turn to the right after the village – go straight on until you see the second sign)
Coming from Skibbereen: Follow the signs for N71 until you reach Ballydehob. Go straight on (don’t take the right turn for N71 at outskirts to Ballydehob) You will see the signs for Mizen Head Drive. Follow the route R592 through Schull, through Goleen and continue until you see the sign for Mizen Head Drive (don’t take the first turn to the right after the village – go straight on until you see the second sign)
Google Earth co-ordinates: 51.24.00.49N 09.49.09.42W