Ireland's most spectacular journey, the Wild Atlantic Way amazes all who are lucky enough to take the full journey or who visit a few of its famous sites along the way. All along Ireland's West Coast from Cork all the way to Donegal are wonderful views, beaches and history. However, we believe that the coastline of Mayo is the most stunning of them all.
achilltourism.com | 90 mins
Ireland's largest island is located in Co. Mayo on the West Coast of Ireland. With human activity on the island dating back over 5,000 years, Achill Island is one of Ireland's most historic and unique sites. Famous for its 5 Blue Flag beaches, none more so than the spectacular Keem Bay, people flock to the coast to partake in a variety of activities such as fishing, surfing, snorkeling, horse-riding and walking tours.
wildatlanticway.com/downpatrick-head | 80 mins
One of the two main signature points in Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way, Downpatrick Head is a stunning and unique heritage site just off the coast of North Mayo. Standing alone in the Atlantic Ocean to a height of over 40m this wonderful natural attraction provides exquisite views and was once a pilgrimage site as St.Patrick founded a church here centuries ago.
ceidefields.com | 80 mins
The Céide Fields are famous for many reasons. It is a Neolithic site with stone walls dating back to over 6,000 years ago and it overlooks sheer cliffs providing onlookers with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and our Western coastline. While walking through the fields you will notice gorgeous and rare flora that is unique to the West of Ireland due to the variety of weather that arrives from across the ocean from the American continent.
Visit the Wild Atlantic Way's official website for more discover points in the West of Ireland.