Loop Head, County Clare

4.5
#4 of 10 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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  • As an expat, I was able to visit Loophead over 20 times in three years - and I took ALL my guests to this hidden gem. Worth the extra effort to drive to the lighthouse - great cliff views without...  more »
  • We love the Loop Head Peninsula. We now have friends in Kilbaha, at the Kilbaha Gallery and Crafts shop. Loop Head Peninsula is far enough south on the west of Ireland to have good weather, when it...  more »
  • Wonderful views, great staff. Walk around the lighthouse and then climb up. Gives a sense of what it might have been like to work there  more »
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