Connemara. Take Leenane/Clifden Road/N59, follow for 61.5 km; Turn right onto the Wild Atlantic Way North, Omey Island/ Claddaghduff Road (L11O2), as sign posted, follow for 6.2 km; Turn left onto Clifden Eco Beach Camping Road as … The Wild Atlantic Way is Ireland’s new long distance scenic driving route along the entire west coast of Ireland from Donegal in the north to Cork in the south.Nestled around the half way mark of the driving route is idyllic and picturesque Connemara. Check out our stables with go!trekking.ie and book a trek - there really is no better way to see the Wild Atlantic Way with Beach and Mountain treks available year around! Here, too, are the ruins of Gothic Revival–style Clifden Castle. ... We only had a week so didn’t complete all of the Wild Atlantic way , ... We stayed in Westport before moving onto Sligo . Doolin's Singing Pubs ... Lahinch's surfing paradise and the seaside town of Kilkee round out an incredible stage of the Wild Atlantic Way. The next morning we continued on to Westport, going through Connemara to get there. We stayed in the Nox hotel on Headford road. From Westport, the splendor of Clew Bay dominates this stretch of coast, and a cruise around Clew Bay is a graceful way to explore its scattering of islands and curious seals. Booking.com. It was really affordable and its such a nice, contemporary looking hotel. Whatever your taste in a holiday, whether it’s a relaxing retreat or an action packed activity holiday, Clifden is an ideal spot to base yourself while exploring the region. Tony Clayton-Lea. Quick View. Come explore the wilds of the Connemara coastline along the majestic Wild Atlantic Way, on this invigorating half-day guided scenic kayak tour. Tony Clayton-Lea sings the virtues of the Wild Atlantic Way. DAY 1 Westport to Clifden: 164km (101 miles) Start the day with a morning’s hike up Croagh Patrick with the most spectacular views across Clew Bay and beyond. The Wild Atlantic Way, a coastal touring route that runs down Ireland’s entire western seaboard, where the Atlantic waves crash against jagged rock. Expect to see stunning sea caves and arches created over hundreds of years by the power of the ocean, a variety of marine life and perhaps even a dolphin! The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2500km (1500 miles) driving route, stretching from Malin Head in County Donegal to Kinsale in County Cork along Ireland’s western seabord. It is quite a lot of driving but the views are well worth it . Here you will experience the real Ireland, just like the locals do. $48.47 per adult. We Lunch in Clifden and take some time out to explore this lovely town. Welcome to Atlantic View on the Wild Atlantic Way, set between the beautiful Sky Road Peninsula and overlooking Streamstown Bay. Explore the Wild Atlantic Way from the salty waves as you set off on this exciting adventure. The Wild Atlantic Way makes its way around the eastern part of the fjord between county Mayo and Galway. Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way - 1-Day Self Guided Tour from Clifden. In Connemara, water and land merge in a lacy shoreline of loughs, coves, islands and bogs. Wild Atlantic Way From the crystal waters of distant Erris to the “savage beauty” of much-loved Connemara, the Wild Atlantic Way skims south around some impressive bays. Newly refurbished cottage with large extension on the Wild Atlantic Way's Sky Road overlooking Kingstown bay in Clifden Connemara. Westport is an ideal family holiday destination. After lunch we take the Sky Road, famous for its views overlooking Clifden Bay and the offshore islands of Inishturk and Turbo. F rom distant Erris to Connemara, the Wild Atlantic Way skims south around huge bays. Join us as we experience the wonders of County Mayo. I was so excited, never been to Connemara before. Clifden (Connemara's Capital) Aran Islands. Minutes drive from the Clifden, Connemara National Park, Cleggan, Roundstone, Omey Island and many more fantastic locations. 1 review. Over two days we travelled along the Wild Atlantic Way, passing and stopping at Roundstone, Dogs Bay, Clifden, Doolin and the Cliffs of Moher. Featuring sea views, Luxury Ocean View Villa on the Wild Atlantic Way has accommodations with a terrace and an electric tea pot, around 7 miles from Alcock & Brown Memorial. Why Eileen Lyden chose Clifden. Wild Atlantic Way, Westport and Connemara. We stuck to the Wild Atlantic Way route and then split off to drive through the Connemara National Park. Minutes drive from the Clifden, Connemara National Park, Cleggan, Roundstone, Omey Island … It is a small town, with something to suit everyone and every budget. $48.67 per adult. Galway City. It is also excellently placed to discover the Islands of Achill and Clare, see the dramatic scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way and visit one of … The Riviera of the Wild Atlantic Way Bustling, vibrant, colourful and cultural, Westport rivals any Riviera town. 5 Days. Why Eileen Lyden chose Clifden. The largest of these – Clew Bay – is said to have 365 islets and islands, one for every day of the year. The largest of these – Clew Bay – is said to have 365 islets and islands, one for every day of the year. Newly refurbished cottage with large extension on the Wild Atlantic Way's Sky Road overlooking Kingstown bay in Clifden Connemara. Stylish, spacious, modern 4 bedroom townhouse with private balcony, garden and parking. More info. The scenery is beautiful and you will want to keep stopping the car to take pictures. Clifden on The Wild Atlantic Way Roundstone Road at Ballinaboy, Clifden, Co. Galway a 4 Bed Detached is now for sale by Joseph T. Joyce on Daft.ie with an asking price of €350,000 Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way - 1-Day Self Guided Tour from Clifden. Bright and airy oasis of calm with expansive sea views.Three minutes drive to beautiful unspoilt beach. More info. Head west to the fjord of Killary Harbour where you can enjoy canoeing, gorge walking and archery with Connemara Adventure Tours. With charming towns, epic coastal drives, the prettiest of beaches and amazing seafood, I can’t wait to return and explore some more.” Both bedrooms are en suite. Both bedrooms are en suite. Bright and airy oasis of calm with expansive sea views.Three minutes drive to beautiful unspoilt beach. Quick View. Get off the beaten track and into a sea kayak at Bundouglas in Connemara for an unforgettable experience. With our supply of Connemara smokehouse organic salmon, we were well placed for dinner. The house offers a level of comfort & tranquillity that's hard to match while being less than 2km from Clifden town, the Capital of Connemara, with its excellent restaurants, pubs and music. ), then head to either Clifden or Westport. Flights Vacation Rentals By Vacation Rental Type House Rentals in Clifden; Apartment Rentals in Clifden ... We only had a week so didn’t complete all of the Wild Atlantic way , ... We stayed in Westport before moving onto Sligo . The entire Wild Atlantic Way is dotted with cycling routes taking in the best of the West, including the Great Western Greenway in County Mayo, the longest off-road route in Ireland. Experience kayaking into unique sea caves in Connemara, through sea arches and visit the local salmon farms and see the variety of marine wildlife in the mighty Atlantic Ocean. 1 review. Stop whenever possible, … Glenbrickeen House is in an ideal location to explore Connemara, The Wild Atlantic Way, Galway City, Westport and the West of Ireland. Killary Harbour is a signature point of the Wild Atlantic Way. Glenbrickeen House is in an ideal location to explore Connemara, The Wild Atlantic Way, Galway City, Westport and the West of Ireland. Number one for dining in Westport is Frankie Mallon’s award winning restaurant An Port Mór. Free WiFi. Westport is a fabulous town in the West of Ireland offering a warm welcome, picturesque views and a wonderful Irish charm. Killary Harbour is located halfway between Westport and Clifden, close to Leenane. Our wild and rugged beach-laden coastline is the envy of mainland Europe, our Clew Bay islands are more numerous than any exotic archipelago, and our seas are home to countless wildlife wonders, from basking sharks to humpback whales. As the ‘Venice of the West’, Westport has long been held as a cultural hot spot in Ireland and holds a prominent place on the Wild Atlantic Way. ... do you? Head west and the road weaves its way to the pretty town of Louisburgh, the village of Leenane and the fjord of Killary Harbour. About Atlantic View B&B. Sat, 08 Aug, 2015 - 01:00. Located on peaceful street just 5 minutes walk to Clifden's shops, restaurants and bars. Perfect base for exploring Wild Atlantic Way, yet within walking distance of pubs, … Westport is a thriving little town, but we chose to spend the night back by the sea at Kilmeena, about 5miles from Westport. Clifden as a town is where great food, great drink and even more importantly great music await your visit. What makes this cottage unique. This property has a patio and free private parking. The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2500km motor route along the Atlantic coast of Ireland. From £389 per person sharing . This 23km section is relatively flat with wonderful views of the Atlantic to our left and the mountains and lakes of Connemara to our right. “The Wild Atlantic Way is a spectacular route to tour. Westport. 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