The cliffs of Loop Head

101 things to see and do

The cliffs of Loop Head

See the Lovers Leap

Just a short walk from the Loop Head Lighthouse, at a spot known as Lovers’ Leap, is a stunning natural wonder that’s shrouded in legend: a majestic seastack known as Diarmuid and Gráinne’s Rock. It’s said that the mythical lovers leapt onto this rock to escape the pursuing armies of… ..Read more >

Enjoy a pub session

Most pubs on the peninsula would have regular traditional music sessions and bands. Keane’s pub in Carrigaholt organises one every last Sunday of the month. ..Read more >

Sing in a pub

Sing songs late in the evening are common in pubs on the Loop. Someone spontaneously starts to sing, while the rest of the people listen in silence. Join in, it is one rapidly declining form of pub entertainment. ..Read more >

Post a selfie

Take a photo (selfie or not). Push a button and give a few details to send it as a postcard to loved ones, anywhere in the world. As simple as that. Get the app here. ..Read more >
Sea at The cliffs of Moher

See reversing waterfalls

Autumn and winter winds and storms come with a whole lot of different amazingness. If you are on holiday on the Loop and the wind picks up, you may want to choose to stay in a pub by a turf fire sipping on an Irish coffee, or be more adventurous… ..Read more >

Pick seaweed

It is in stormy winter months that many seaweeds reach full flavour, as the water grows colder and there is less bleaching by the sun’s rays. While fresh nutritional vegetables can be in short supply at this time of year, seaweeds compensate with their brimming bounty of vitamins A, B,… ..Read more >

Join a craft class

Being on the Loop brings much peace, relaxation and inspiration. Many artists have chosen this part of the world as their permanent or temporary residence, like Kim Thittichai, textile artist, who now lives full time on the peninsula. Go on a creative journey with her at her Sonas Studio and… ..Read more >

Paint a landscape

No wonder many artists are choosing to live or temporarily reside on the Loop Head Peninsula: its rugged beauty is truly inspiring. Get in touch with your creative self: get some supplies (you can find them in the Kilkee Business Centre), chose a comfortable spot in the middle of nature… ..Read more >

Trek on horse back

There is perhaps no better way to enjoy the unique peace and laid-back pace of the Loop Head Peninsula than on horseback. If you feel like saddling up, Carmen’s Riding School can offer short or long treks on quiet country roads with beautiful views over the Shannon Estuary, Poulnasherry Bay… ..Read more >
Cooking in Irish holiday resort

Take a baking class

Learn how to bake delicious homemade bread and scones with Mary at Glencarrig every Thursday at noon. Afterwards, feast on these delicious goodies, straight out of the oven with a cup of tea and Mary’s scrummy homemade jam. Maximum 6 people for your comfort. Booking is essential at +353 86… ..Read more >
Baking in ireland

Take a cookery class

Put the zest back into your cooking with Imelda’s amazing cookery course at The Pantry, Kilkee. Demonstrations range from gluten-free dishes, to easy family meals, finger food and canapes for home parties, Italian cooking and more! Book now! ..Read more >
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