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Barley Lake, Glengarrif, county Cork

barley lake cork
Barley Lake, Glengarrif, county Cork
Nikon D7000
Irish Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Barley Lake, Glengarrif, county Cork

Spending last week staying in Glengarrif, west county Cork I have just started to look at some of the Landscape photo’s taken during the week.

Glengarrif is located on the south east of the Beara Peninsula, west cork and is one of the most feature filled locations in Ireland, with (Mountains, nature reserves, rivers, Lakes and a wonderful coastline).

Barley Lake is located high above the town about as high as you can get a lake, sheep being its only visitors for most of the Year. The walk up is long but great fun as the views along the route are just wonderful.

I will post a full Gallery soon along with lots of the other great local locations I visited during the week.

Just For now the above image is a full view of Barley lake with its surrounding hills and wonderful Landscape setting. The image was created by stitching eleven separate images into one panoramic view.

9 responses

  1. did you ever fish up there ? Looks like it could be a good place

    September 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm

  2. Hello Bill πŸ™‚

    NO!! but I bet it would be great!!!

    With the coast line and rivers below I guess not many think you doing so but if it has fish I bet they are fantastic !!!!

    September 8, 2014 at 3:06 pm

  3. The is truly a spectacular image, Nigel. Rustic beauty and sweeping sky. I love the greens among the rocky hills. Just wonderful!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    September 8, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    • Thank you Sharon πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Very pleased you enjoyed !!

      September 8, 2014 at 5:06 pm

  4. Lovely part of the world Nigel. Looking forward to more images.

    September 8, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    • Hello Aidy πŸ™‚

      Thank you , it is a great part of the county πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      September 11, 2014 at 12:40 pm

  5. I’ve been up there, as far as I can remember it was a bitterly cold day, but we survived! That is a fabulous photo.

    September 8, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    • Hello Joan πŸ™‚

      Thank you , yes I was very lucky with the weather , I can imagine what some day are like here πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      September 11, 2014 at 12:41 pm

  6. Fantastic panoramic, beautiful.

    September 9, 2014 at 2:34 pm

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