Loop Head Lighthouse

Loop Head Lighthouse

The enchanting Loop Head Lighthouse is located at the tip of the Loop Head Peninsula which is the furthest point west on the Clare coastline.  The wild and rugged Atlantic coastline, contrasting sharply with the sheltered Shannon Estuary, truly sets a breathtaking backdrop to this lighthouse.

The Loop Head Lighthouse Visitor Experience will be open from Easter 2020 (Friday April 10th)

Online booking will be available via a new website from the end of February 2020 – www.loopheadlighthouse.ie.

During opening hours there is an exhibition on the history of Irish Lighthouses is located in the Light Keeper’s Cottage. Visitors can take a guided tour up the tower and go out onto the balcony, from where, weather permitting, you can see south as far as the Blasket Islands and north to the Twelve Pins in Connemara, along the Wild Atlantic Way.

For more information on Loop Head visit www.loophead.ie

Loop Head Lighthouse features in ‘Great Lighthouses of Ireland’ www.greatlighthouses.com


Facilities

  • Complimentary Car Parking
  • Fantastic Ocean Views

Distance

78.7 km from the Cliffs of Moher
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Address

Kilbaha,
Kilrush,
Co. Clare
V15 T292



One of Ireland’s most famous sights, the Cliffs of Moher are entirely vertical and the cliff edge is abrupt. On a clear day the views are tremendous, with the Aran Islands etched on the waters of Galway Bay. From the cliff edge you can just hear the booming far below as the waves crash and gnaw at the soft shale and sandstone.

With a due-west exposure, sunset is the best time to visit.

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