There are over 600 meters of pathways and viewing platforms along the cliff edge that allow the visitor to enjoy a spectacular and healthy cliff walk. The amazing views of the Cliffs, the famous Aran Islands, Kerry mountains, Galway Bay, O’Briens Tower and the thousands of seabirds make the Cliffs a magical place. If you are lucky on your stroll you will hear and see the Cliffs Buskers playing traditional Irish music along the Cliff pathways. Talking telescopes are dotted along the paths as you go.

If you are a serious walker or hiker there is the 20 kilometer Cliffs Coastal Trail that can be accessed from the Cliffs, the walk to or from Doolin to the Cliffs will take approximately 2.5 hours (8 kilometers). Starting at the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre a round trip to Hag’s Head (12 kilometers) will take approximately 3hours. It takes approximately 3 hours (12 kilometers) to walk to or from Liscannor Village. Have a look at our interactive map for more information on walking routes (link to interactive map).

There is a Cliffs of Moher Walk Shuttle that operates between Doolin and Liscannor Walk carpark. The shuttle operates a pick up only at the Cliffs of Moher see for details.

Walkers should come prepared with sensible walking shoes or hiking boots, water and a rain jacket.  Snacks and picnics are available from the cafes in the Visitor Centre. It is not advisable to walk in windy or poor weather conditions.

Download a mapcard of the Coastal Walk below.

Due to the popularity of the Cliffs of Moher as a tourist attraction the visitor centre and site can become crowded during the peak times of the day 11am – 4pm, during the months May to September, and at weekends school and bank holidays at other times.  The visitor centre has extended opening hours from March to October and it is advisable that if you are travelling to the Cliffs by car or public transport that you do so outside of these times for your maximum comfort and enjoyment of your visit. The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre is open until 9pm in July and August.  See Visitor centre Opening Hours for the details for other months.