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Slieve League Sea Cliffs in all their glory on a summer day
Northern Sea Cliffs

Remote, off-the-beaten-track, perfect for exploration, Malin Head & the Inishowen Peninsula are situated on the very Northern tip of Ireland. It may feel isolated yet, there's a warmth to be found in the hearts of the thriving Gaelic-speaking locals.


For millions of years, the turbulant Atlantic Ocean has moulded headland, blowholes, crevices and Northern sea cliffs the most spectacular being Europe’s highest sea cliffs, Slieve League,

A perfect wave breaking on the Northwest Coast of Ireland.
The North Western Surf Coast

Ride the world-class waves with the pros on the breaks in bundoran. Did you know that the 3km slab of Leitrim coastline has some of the best waves in Western Europe. Head furthur south to watch thrill-seekers ride the mighty giants off Mullaghmore head. For beginners try the waves in Strandhill, close to sligo town, Carrowmore beach, near Westport or find a secret break further west Achill


If it's culture you are seeking, Co. Sligo is steeped in it with close links to the world famour literary genius W.B. Yeats. Here you can link his poetry with the landscape and visit his final resting place, Drumcliffe Cemetery.

The ruin of a cottage overlooking the Minaun cliffs and Keel bay on Achill Island.
A Bay View

With Erris to the North and Connemara to the South, the Wild Atlantic Way winds its way along south huge bays. Clew Bay is the largest of these and supposedly, there are 365 islets and islands, one for each day of the year.


Conneamra is wild, remote and has a strong association with traditional Irish culture, including literature, spoken word, song, music and dance.It's also one of the largest remaining Gaeltacht areas.


Make Galway city your final destination on the Bay View tour, the City of Tribes is bustling, colourful, diverse and has culture to be experienced around every corner.

The watch tower on the top of the Cliffs of Moher on the Irish west coast with the sun setting.
Western Precipices

One notable fact about the Cliffs of Moher is that they offer a unique and intricate experience of Ireland’s western sea board. It's not only that they are an historical landmark, they are a geological and geographical marvel, a conservation phenomenon and an area of incredible natural bounty and relevance. They stretch for approximately 8km along the Irish west coast, their scale, beauty and remoteness will leave you stunned.


Loop Head, a headland lying on the north side of the mouth of the River Shannon in County Clare is perfect for coastal drives and a whale-watching mecca. Mighty Atlantic swells pound kilometers of sheer granite cliffs making a very dramatic road trip.

Old ruin overlooking the Blasket Islands on the Southwest coast of Ireland.
Southern Headlands

Ireland's Southwest has 5 great peninsulas, Mizen, Sheep's Head, Beara, Iveragh, and Dingle, stretching as far as the eye can see into the ferocious wild Atlantic Ocean. The scenery here is spectacular with winding roads, high mountains, ancient burial sites, remote island, schools of dolphins and whales majestically swimming their way to abundant feeding grounds to the west and south.

 

Take a boat trip to the Skellig's, rocky islets just off the Iveragh Coast. This 6th century monastic settlement is one of only two UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the island of Ireland and did you know that the recent Star Wars movies were filmed here?

Artisan breads on a stall ready for sale.
Sanctuary Coast

You can certainly find sanctuary along this beautiful stretch of winding Irish coastline with inlets and Blue Flag beaches a plenty. The soft gentle Gulf Stream climate works perfectly here in the sheltered bays and rolling hills, it will rejuvenate your very soul.

 

West Cork is renowned for it's creative, arty spark and the villages along this section of the Wild Atlantic Way serve up a tantalising combination of art, music and sumptuous local food, definitely setting you on your way to full restoration.