Attractions in West Clare

Wild Atlantic Way

Where land and sea collide, where untamed beauty abounds - welcome to the unforgettable experience of the Wild Atlantic Way!

Plan the adventure of a lifetime on the greatest coastal touring route in the world!
World renowned scenery, 53 Blue Flag Beaches, 120 Golf Courses, 500+ Attractions, 1500+ Activities, 2000 + Places to Stay…

Out at the very edge of Europe, the Wild Atlantic Way stretches for 2,500km along Ireland’s western seaboard. From Malin Head in Co. Donegal to Kinsale in Co. Cork. It’s the longest defined coastal drive in the world.

The Wild Atlantic Way captivates you with its wild landscape that continuously shapes its living history; and engages you with its vibrant & creative communities, whose stories and culture stimulates you, so you are freed up to relax, enjoy and leave feeling refreshed, renewed and uplifted.

For the Culturally Curious…
Out on the very edge of Europe, the Wild Atlantic Way offers the opportunity to delve deeper into the history of a location, and crave unusual experiences and enjoy connecting with nature and wandering off the beaten track. Your could join in the “craic” at sessions and festivals, go island hopping and visit ancient sites or sit by turf fires in traditional pubs, where you will eat the finest seafood and hear the Irish languages, songs and stories.
Every few miles there is a place to stop off to stretch your legs and have a chat with the locals or maybe even climb cliffs, stroll along on of the many beaches or ride a bike and find one of our many hidden gems.
At the end of the day relax in one of the family run hotels or castles, where everybody wants to know your name and give advice on where to head next on the Wild Atlantic Way.

For the Great Escapers…
The Wild Atlantic Way is the wildest most captivating coastal touring route in the world. Tucked away in little villages and towns that snuggle into the coastline are delightful cafes and restaurants where you can indulge in good quality local food. You can soak up some natural beauty in one of our many National Parks, enjoy breath taking attractions and outdoor activities that feel far removed from your everyday lives back home. This is one journey where  you will connect with each other and a unique landscape, before returning home fresh and revitalised.
Wherever you go along the Wild Atlantic Way, you will encounter moments of magic, moments of treasure and experiences that you will want to return to again and again…

Attractions along Co. Clare’s Wild Atlantic Way coast

Situated in the heart of the magical West of Ireland, along the Wild Atlantic Way route, County Clare is renowned for its great beauty, activity and history and for its wealth of great visitor attractions and entertainments.

The Bellbridge House Hotel is ideally located for those travelling the Wild Atlantic Way route, between County Kerry and County Galway. With the beautiful sandy beach of Spanish Point at its door step and stunning views of the Atlantic, the Bellbridge House Hotel is the ideal venue to base your daily adventures around County Clare.

Variety is the essence of a good holiday and the links below provide you with a sense of the range of attractions and entertainments on offer around this Beautiful Wild & Raw Wild Atlantic Way area.

West Clare Railway

Dolphin Discovery 

The Rock Shop 

Cliffs of Moher 

Hazel Mountain Chocolates 

Doolin2Aran Ferries 

Doolin Ferries

Doolin Cave 

Burren National Park

The Burren Centre 

The Burren Perfumery 

Aillwee Cave/Birds of Prey 

Michael Cusack Centre 


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