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Guided
Walking Tours
Loophead
West Coast Ireland

Weekend Walking Tour Package

Two walking tours including overnight stays B&B and 2 evening meals at Stella Maris Hotel Kilkee. Kilkee Heritage walk on Friday evening and one of our longer walks on Saturday with a packed lunch.

 

LEVEL: varies DISTANCE: varies

1

Baltard

Be blown away by its amazing cliffs and soak up the history of the signal tower, now in ruins but still maintaining its magnificent presence perched high on the cliff top.

 

LEVEL: moderate | DISTANCE: 8km approx

2

Cusheen

Meander upwards from Burns’s cove along by Chimney Bay and down into the hidden village of Cusheen, with all its intrigue and mystery. Like stepping back in time.

 

LEVEL: easy| DISTANCE: 10km approx

3

Kilkee Heritage

Revisit the lifestyle of some of Kilkee’s unusual visitors and discover what made it one of Europe’s premiere resorts in the 19th century. Facts and fiction interwoven together.

 

LEVEL: easy | DURATION: 2 – 2.5 hour stroll

4

Goleen

Take a walk from Goleen into the Diamond Rocks, completely uninhabited except for an abundance of wildlife. Visit ruins of Dunlickey Castle, St Kee’s Well and Bishop’s Island on the way.

 

LEVEL: moderate | DISTANCE: 12km approx

5

Loophead

For a taxing 14km walk, start at the lighthouse and traverse up the mouth of the Shannon, dissecting the peninsula at Horse Island and returning to the Loop via the Wild Atlantic Way.

 

LEVEL: strenuous | DISTANCE: 14km approx

6

Kilcredaun

Ramble along the coast of Kilcredaun, “sometimes an island when flooded”, and visit the Battery built by the English, tombs of nobility and the remains of the Okeanos that ran aground in 1947.

 

LEVEL: moderate | DISTANCE: 8km approx