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The heritage area of Blackweir Bridge with its rich history and scenic views over Poulnasherry Bay is located on the WAW route only a short distance south of the N67 Kilrush to Kilkee Road.
The heritage area of Doonaha is located on the WAW route to the east of Carrigaholt village. There are numerous ring forts, a battery and other interesting places in this heritage area. These sites are on private lands with access to some sites by…
The Tullig Famine Village heritage area is located on a local road and only a short distance off the WAW route between the Bridges of Ross and Dunlicky Caslte. This elevated area overlooks the entire Loop Head Peninsula.
The Corbally and Cusheen heritage area is located only a short distance off the WAW route immediately to the north of Kilkee town. The area overlooks the scenic Farrihy Bay and Donegal Point headland.
The town of Kilkee, with its unique climate, natural amenities and coveted bathing areas developed as a popular tourist destination in the Victorian era.
The Kilkee Cliff walk begins at the Pollock Holes car park at the west end of the town and follows a cliff path along the coastline, passing the truly breathtaking and varied coastline.
The 6th century monastic settlement on Bishop’s Island gives the island its name. This unique seastack was separated from the mainland over the last thousand years.
This exposed cliff edge and popular fishing spot is the original location of Dunlicky Castle although no remnants of the castle remain.
At the Bridges of Ross, marvel at the spectacular and unique natural sea arch and keep an eye out for the many rare seabirds that pass close to shore here on their southbound migration.
Visitors can take a guided tour up Loop Head Lighthouse and marvel at the contract between the rugged Atlantic on one side and the sheltered Shannon Estuary on the other.
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