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Stay AWAY! (It's perfect without tourists)

In my desire to let everyone know what a gem Loop Head is I am afraid it will become like so many... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ruth W
,
Chardon, Ohio
breathtaking, nature powerful

The drive to the lighthouse is worth every mile. The car park is free, as is the area around the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
maryfort c
,
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In my desire to let everyone know what a gem Loop Head is I am afraid it will become like so many other destinations in Ireland and become a tourist trap. Right now Loop Head is a hidden gem to most tourists. We drove on...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The drive to the lighthouse is worth every mile. The car park is free, as is the area around the light house, and the views are dramatic. A huge rock column detached from the mainland is a haven for ocean birds, and the path to...More

Thank maryfort c
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Loved the drive and the most magical walk along the cliffs way better experience than the cliffs of moher There were few visitors here so we felt like we had this magical place to our self bring your camera

Thank happysanpa
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Visited here in May 2017. Great visit. The guides are very well informed and are very friendly. The views are fantastic. The walk around the perimeter of the head is a must!!!

Thank bersydd
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A lot seems to be made of this area. It has some natural beauty, but if you expect to see it by driving the loop in your car, you will be sadly disappointed as views are not generally seen from the road. Suggest a walk...More

1  Thank Rowan B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We drove to Loop Head, which is further west than the resort Kilkee. The roads are quite narrow, please follow the sign-posts and don't forget to visit the Lighthouse which affords wonderful views

Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely unspoilt part of Co Clare. Cliffs and seaviews are amazing. There is a large stack running parallel to the top of the cliff face. Much quieter than the Cliffs of Moher but equally as impressive. Many lovely wee towns on this route.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Loop Head is a finger shaped peninsula on the western edge of Ireland in County Clare. This County is located in west central Ireland about 190 miles west of Dublin, Ireland. It is also about 55 miles west of Ennis, Ireland (where I started from)....More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There are loads of great places along the Wild Atlantic Way but Loop Head is compared to the Cliffs of Moher not such a touristic spot, not many people, no entrance fees ... ... yes it does take quite a drive but we were rewarded...More

1  Thank Daniela K
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is a place you would only visit if you are headed to the lighthouse. We spent an hour wandering along the cliff top with beautiful views of the Atlantic Oceon

Thank Bucketgob
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