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Loop Head, County Clare

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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. Put Loop Head on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kilbaha trip generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • Gorgeous scenery to look at, the real Irish experience of our country side. Big drops if you're scared of heights but still unbelievable and breathtaking.  more »
  • A very quite, exposed place as you would expect a lighthouse to be. It was however a very interesting place, especially a trip up the lighthouse, just make sure you can manage the stairs and don't min...  more »
  • There are plenty of places to stop and take in the scenery along the Loop Head Peninsula. Plan to spend an entire morning or afternoon, so you don't miss anything. Note: given the choice between Loop ...  more »
Google
  • Beauitful place worth a visit
  • A fantastic location for walking and photography.
  • Walk along the cliffs. Don't fall off. Stunning views.
  • Great bit of history and knowledge of a well maintained running light house
  • Beautiful landscapes