Loop Head, County Clare

4.5
#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 Ballybunion attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ballybunion visit planner .
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  • A beautiful drive along this coast very little frequented by busloads of tourists. Feel free to leave the main road and to the off-road to discover magnificent cliffs and wild landscapes.
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  • Visited here in May 2017. Great visit. The guides are very well informed and are very friendly. The views are fantastic. The walk around the perimeter of the head is a must!!!  more »
  • A lot seems to be made of this area. It has some natural beauty, but if you expect to see it by driving the loop in your car, you will be sadly disappointed as views are not generally seen from the ro...  more »

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