Loop Head Heritage Trails

Loop Head Heritage Trails

22 Jul, 2022

Grainne's rock

This audio guide will help you to explore one of the top highlights of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Located at the furthest extremity of County Clare, where the mighty River Shannon meets the boundless Atlantic Ocean, this beautiful landscape is soaked with stories of folklore, shipwrecks, superstitions and traditions. We will introduce you to some of the characters from the area, who will tell you their own tales of life on the Loop! This part of County Clare is synonymous with stunning scenery and landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and heritage and culture. It is a landscape soaked with stories, where you can discover exciting tales around every corner.

Due to the beautiful landscape and its strategic position where the Shannon meets the Atlantic, this peninsula has long been a place where people have lived and settled, and the myriad of historical sites indicate the importance of the area throughout the millennia of Irish history. Our audio guide helps to lead you to some of the iconic landmarks of this wonder on the Wild Atlantic Way. On your journey you can hear information on:

  • West Clare Railway Museum.
  • Carrigaholt Castle
  • Kilcredaun
  • Rinevella Bay
  • Loop Head Lighthouse
  • The Church of the Little Ark
  • Bridges of Ross
  • Dunlickey Castle
  • Bishop’s Island
  • Kilkee Cliffs and the Pollock Holes
  • And lots more!

Duration 65 minutes

Loop Head Audio Guide

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