Loop Head, County Clare

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#4 of 11 in Scenic Drive in Province of Munster
Explore the great outdoors and snap photos at , one of Ireland's most famous peninsulas. With near-island status, this narrow strip of land is flanked by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Shannon Estuary on the other. Hike around the impressive cliffs, watch for birds and seals amidst the wild landscape, and visit the 19th-century lighthouse. Though limited in number, the area's pubs and restaurants come well recommended; several serve local seafood. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Loop Head and many more Kilbaha attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kilbaha visit planner .
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  • Some people have written less-than-positive reviews about the lighthouse HERE. To be clear: reviews for the lighthouse can be found elsewhere on TripAdvisor…this is for reviews of Loop Head itself. We...  more »
  • In my desire to let everyone know what a gem Loop Head is I am afraid it will become like so many other destinations in Ireland and become a tourist trap. Right now Loop Head is a hidden gem to most t...  more »
  • A great place. There's free parking, and a lighthouse that can be seen for €5, I can't say anything but. The views and the cliffs are great. These cliffs have liked better personally as the cliffs of Moher. No mass tourism. You can walk along the cliffs and enjoy the great views...
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