Wild Atlantic Way

Doolin is one of the prime locations along the Wild Atlantic Way. Only 8km from the famous Cliffs of Moher, you can even walk along the edge of these cliffs from Doolin, either by yourself or with local farmer and tour guide Pat Sweeney. From Doolin Pier you can get a short ferry to any of the Aran Islands to explore their magnificent landscapes and history.

Wild Atlantic Way Viewing Points in Clare

Starting in North Clare there is an abundance of amazing place to visit along the Wild Atlantic Way Coastal Route. There's the limestone pavements and fossils of the Flaggy Shore, Ballyvaughan and it's pier. The most northerly point in Clare is Murroughtoohy with excellent views of Galway Bay and close by is Fanore Beach and it's sand dunes.

Doolin Pier gives access to the Aran Islands of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer. The Cliffs of Moher is the main signature viewing point along the Wild Atlantic Way, these majestic cliffs tower over the Atlantic Ocean and have views for miles and miles.

Theres the beaches at Clahane in Liscannor, Lahinch Beach and Spanish Point for swimming and surfing. In Doonbeg there is Doughmore Bay and White Strand.

Cliffs of Moher
Ferries at Doolin Pier
Loop Head Peninsula

Further south-west to the Kilkee Cliffs, the Bridges of Ross and Loop Head Lighthouse on Loop Head. Then on to Carrigaholt Bay where sea-cliffs, sea-stacks, caves chasms and rocks are to be found.

In Kilrush with its historic pier you can catch a ferry to Scattery Island in the mouth of the River Shannon. From Killimer you can take the car ferry to Kerry and explore that region in the south-west of Ireland.