10 Cliffs to Explore in Ireland

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A country in the north-western Europe. Ireland, or Republic of Ireland shares its only border with Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. It is surrounded by the ocean in all it's other sides. About 40% of the countries 5 million population lives in the greater city area of Dublin.

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Cliffs to Explore in Ireland

Bromore Cliffs

Bromore Cliffs is a walk along the cliffs of Bromore with spectacular natural scenery. Breathtaking views of wildlife, hertiage and the Devil's Castle. It is also a floral delight with over a million flowers blooming each, nectar for the bees and shelter for the birds and wildlife overseen by Bart, the friendliest horse in Ireland.

Cliffs of Croaghaun

Croaghaun is a mountain in County Mayo, Ireland. At 688 metres, it has the highest sea cliffs in Ireland as well as the third highest sea cliffs in Europe. Its cliffs lie on the northern slope of the mountain. The cliffs at Croaghaun can only be seen by hiking around or to the summit of the mountain, or from the sea. They are part of a sequence of sheer rock faces which start south of Keem Bay and loop around the uninhabited north-west of the island.

Cliffs of Magho Viewpoint

The Cliffs of Magho are a 9-kilometre-long limestone escarpment located in the townland of Magho, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The NNW-facing cliffs overlook the western reaches of Lower Lough Erne and define the northern edge of Lough Navar Forest, a major plantation managed by the Forest Service of Northern Ireland. A popular viewpoint atop the cliffs is accessed by a forest drive. The cliffs are a proposed Area of Special Scientific Interest.

Cliffs of Moher

Some beautiful cliffs located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. They rise 120 metres above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head and reach their maximum height of 214 metres. From the cliffs, and from atop the tower, visitors can see the Aran Islands in Galway Bay, the Maumturks and Twelve Pins mountain ranges to the north in County Galway, and Loop Head to the south.

Cliffs of Moher - Visitor Center

The staggering Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s most visited natural attraction. They stretch for 8km and reach 214m at their highest point north of O’Brien’s Tower, where you can enjoy unrivalled views of the Atlantic Ocean. It will be a beautiful experience and also the Cliffs have existed for millennia and for centuries have attracted visitors who have been captivated by their splendour and majesty.

Cliffs of Moher Cruises

The Cliffs of Moher cruise sets out from Doolin Pier and follows the cliffs, allowing you to experience them from below their stunning heights. While boarding, passengers will take in amazing views of the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands and The Burren. After sailing for about 20 minutes or so, the ferry will make a stop underneath the famous O'Brien's Tower, perched high atop the Cliffs at their highest point.

Horn Head

This beautiful peninsula was located in the north of Donegal and is by far less touristic than its neighbouring peninsulas of Fanad or Inishowen. Nevertheless, this peninsula is a must see. Especially the northern cape “Horn Head” is worth a visit and surprises visitors with its 180 metres high steep cliffs. It is designated as an Irish Natural Heritage Area and as a refuge for fauna specifically seabirds.

Kerry Cliffs(Aillte Chiarraí)

The Kerry Cliffs are located on the Skellig Ring near Portmagee. An astonishing cliff panorama presents itself here, which one would not necessarily expect from the country side. One of the iconic location where you can enjoy the astonishing views and also there are so many other leisure activities possible.

Kilkee Cliffs

This is incredibly dramatic landscape that is rarely trespassed by tourists. This is one of the most dramatic and pristine locations on earth and a hidden secret that contains a small population and it is a protected environment so there is no development to spoil the views. Explore this spectacular stretch of County Clare coastline, marvel at the roaring waves of the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy a unique sense of peace in this remote part of the world.

Slieve League

The Slieve League Cliffs are located about an hour's drive west of Donegal. It is one of the outstanding natural wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way. With a height up to 600 metres, these steeply sloping cliffs are one of the highest sea cliffs in Europe. Slieve League is often photographed from a viewpoint known as Bunglass. It can be reached by means of a narrow road that departs from Teelin.

Map of Cliffs to explore in Ireland