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    Explore The Wild Atlantic Way

    Come join us and explore the Wild Atlantic Way route on the West Coast of Ireland. From start to finish it unfolds the wonders of nature, the flora, the fauna, the power of the Atlantic Ocean and its imprint along the west coast of the Emerald Isle.

    Some inspiration on where you can visit if you are going to explore the Wild Atlantic Way.

    Check out this fantastic short video from Film Fluss to explore some of the wonderful visitor attractions which feature along the Wild Atlantic Way…..

    Caherconnell Sheep Dog Demonstrations, County Clare. 

    Plan your Wild Atlantic Way tour around one of the Caherconnell Sheepdog demonstrations, which take place daily from the middle of March to October. Check out the combined skills of the border collies and their master John, who has been working with the adorable animals for years. Meet Rose, Lee and Sally and see how the dogs are trained to work with sheep and cattle. While here you can also take a self-guided tour of the well preserved, magnificent Caherconnell Fort, a ringfort that’s over 1,000 years old. Discover its exciting history and archaeology through informative graphic displays.

    Caherconnell Sheepdog Demonstrations, County Clare © Caherconnell

    Connemara National Park, County Galway. 

    Connemara National Park in County Galway covers some 3,000 hectares of scenic mountains, expansive bogs, glorious grasslands and enchanting woodlands. Explore Connemara National Park and admire the incredible scenery where rugged mountains dominate the dramatic landscape. Spot the towering peaks of Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, part of the famous Twelve Bens. There are lots of scenic walks and beautiful nature trails to explore.

    Connemara National Park, County Galway © Chris Hill Photographic

    Delphi Adventure Resort, Connemara, County Galway. 

    Delphi Adventure Resort is a 300 acre adventure resort set in the breathtaking Delphi Valley on the Wild Atlantic Way, Green Way and Blue Way. For anyone seeking adventure mixed with some relaxation in the most awe inspiring scenery in the world then the Delphi Adventure Resort is a truly unique place to go. Here you can completely enjoy the great outdoors and escape the busy world – Unwind, be inspired, get re-balanced and challenged all in the one stop.

    Delphi Adventure Resort, County Galway © Delphi Adventure Resort

    Sea Trails, County Sligo. 

    Sea Trails offer unique guided heritage walking tours in the beautifully untouched Counties of Sligo and Leitrim in the north west of Ireland, on the Wild Atlantic Way.  Maritime Archaeologist Auriel Robinson provides guided tours across several diverse coastal and mountainous area and will focus your attention on the unique archaeological sites, local history and folklore, the natural environment and fossils. Experience something different with the ‘Strandhill Shellfish Experience’.

    Sea Trails, County Sligo ©  Hugh Sweeney

    Island View Riding Stables, County Sligo.

    Plan a trip to Island View Riding Stables for a horse riding lesson in a beautifully scenic setting in County Sligo. Together with an experienced guide, trek across rugged moorlands. sandy beaches, splash through the crashing Atlantic Ocean and make your way to the stable’s privately owned island. Discover a bespoke trek made especially for you or take a carriage driving journey. Island View Riding Stables have horses to suit every type of rider, beginner or experienced.

    Island View Riding Stables, County Sligo © Island View Riding Stables

    North West Adventure Tours, County Sligo.

    Northwest Adventure Tours is an award winning adventure tours company specializing in guided biking, hiking, stand up paddle boarding tours and also free diving courses in the stunning County Sligo on the Wild Atlantic Way. Get out into the wilderness, off the beaten track and explore the stunning countryside of the beautiful North West of Ireland. Learn more about the history of Benbulben and the surrounding areas on a challenging hike up the most westerly summit of the Dartry mountain range. Try a night hike under the starlit sky, learn the wonders of astronomy and discover what Ireland’s ancient ancestors thought about the skies.

    Benbulben, County Sligo © Tourism Ireland

    Wild Atlantic Way Cultural Tours, County Mayo. 

    Wild Atlantic Cultural Tours is operated by Denis Quinn from the beautiful Killala Bay in County Mayo. Denis is a certified Failte Ireland Local Marine and Countryside Guide, as well as having a BA (Hons) in Heritage Studies. He is one of only 15 Signature Discovery Points on the Wild Atlantic Way and here is a short clip of Denis at Downpatrick Head in County Mayo. Legends of St. Patrick, giants and many more mysteries are waiting to be discovered.

    Killala Quay, Co. Mayo  ©Failte Ireland – Courtesy Alison Crummy

    Walk Talk Ireland, County Donegal.

    Join Sean Mullan with Walk Talk Ireland, based in Ramelton County Donegal for a week in the north-west, exploring its varied landscape and getting a feel for its history, culture and environment and its relationship to Northern Ireland with which it has a border. Situated on the River Lennon the historic town of Ramelton dates back to 1609 and has a wealth of architectural heritage with fine old Georgian houses and a lovely tree-lined mall. A walk and a talk in Donegal is good for the heart, the body and the soul.

    Ramelton Bridge, County Donegal ©Fáilte Ireland

    Keep The Travel Fire Burning. 

    Keep the travel fire burning & let your love run free exploring your Ireland. Specialized Travel Services look forward to welcoming you to the Emerald Isle in the near future. We’ve lots of Deluxe Irish Tours to offer when you’re ready to explore the Wild Atlantic Way …….. Have a look at some of our luxury private chauffeur drive tours for further inspiration on what to explore in Ireland.

    To book your Ireland vacation of a lifetime contact Specialized Travel Services by completing the Contact form or by email to newyork@special-ireland.com

    A sensational journey of a lifetime awaits you along 2,500km of coastal road on the Wild Atlantic Way.

     

     

     

    Note: Featured image at the top of the blog is of the Wild Atlantic Way Passport © discoverireland.ie


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