The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the west coast, and on parts of the north and south coasts, of Ireland. The 2,500 km driving route passes through nine counties and three provinces, stretching from County Donegal’s Inishowen Peninsula in Ulster to Kinsale, County Cork, in Munster. The Golden’s of Kells is a great stop off point for anyone that is travelling along this scenic route.
WILD ATLANTIC WAY
The Co. Kerry stage of the Wild Atlantic Way scenic coastal drive is nearly 450km long.
The Kerry section of the Wild Atlantic Way is by far the most dramatic because of the awe inspiring views and things to see and do. Drive or cycle one of the best peninsulas in Ireland. This also includes the famous Ring of Kerry. The Ring of Kerry Cycle Route is in an area known throughout the world for its archaeological treasures, breathtaking scenery and charming hospitality. The route travels along quiet country roads where possible and passes through all the main towns and villages along the way.
The Skellig Ring Scenic Drive is without doubt the best section of the world famous Ring of Kerry Scenic Drive. This drive is on the Wild Atlantic Way, along the Skellig Coast in the south west of Ireland. The ‘unmissable’ Skellig Ring scenic drive starts in either Cahersiveen or Waterville depending on where you are on the Ring of Kerry. This drive takes in awe inspiring views of the Skellig Islands at every turn. The wonderful Valentia Island accessed by ferry and bridge. The picturesque fishing village of Portmagee. Ballinskelligs with its great Blue Flag beach. The famous seaside Waterville village and all things these places offer.
Take time to meet the local people and experience the real Wild Ireland because you will not regret it! Don’t just tick the tourist boxes, find hidden gems, find adventure and explore more. You will have some great stories to bring home!