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Beautiful quiet Island in the ocean

You have to check the tide! I don't trust the water. So I was happy to be on a horse on my way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathi1809
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Sligo, Ireland
Racing the tide!

It was novel to drive across the sand to Coney Island (check the tide times!). We only had half an... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
betweensnowandsky
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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All reviews tide times low tide rosses point small pub beautiful beach couple of hours worth a visit tides crossing strandhill picnic walks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to check the tide! I don't trust the water. So I was happy to be on a horse on my way to Coney Island ;)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathi1809
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It was novel to drive across the sand to Coney Island (check the tide times!). We only had half an hour or so but found the deserted beach on the far side and enjoyed that. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank betweensnowandsky
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Coney Island is always a great Segway on a drive from Strand Hill to Sligo (Tide timing permitted) The Island itself is small and rural and it's worth a visit. There is a small bar and the roads are not great so take care when...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank MickW998
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Coney Island is a must visit if you’re in Sligo, how often do you get the chance to drive to an island across the seabed! (Obviously when the tide is out) The day we went to Coney Island we had the beautiful beach all to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 530JamesB
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Just love Coney Island. What a way to escape for a day. Lucky to have this beautiful island on our doorstep

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Majella G
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Before you go to Coney Island make sure you check when high tide is so you won't get stuck on the island. Coney Island has beautiful views and the beach isn't as busy as the ones on the main land. There is a ruin of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
10  Thank Kate05082707
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Got to the crossing near Strandhill and after looking at the low tide and picking up the courage to go across, I proceeded only to find the reason why I wanted to go was to have a pint in its only pub, on the island....More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

My Spanish friends enjoyed walking with me over to Coney Island at low tide, to see the landscape, bird life and village lifestyle,of yesteryear!!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely bar on Coney island well worth visit but check the tides we got caught there yesterday but bar owner kindly arranged a boat back to Rosses Point we will definitely go back to Coney bar for some drinks with more time to spare

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 2LiamK
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Coney Island is located off Strandhill Co. Sligo. The island is accessible by land at low tide. Bet that you didn't know that it's more famous namesake in New York was named after this island, by a Sligo sea captain!

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
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