The Wild Atlantic Way is 2,500km of rugged coastline, white sandy beaches and glorious crashing waves. Starting in the Inishowen peninsula in county Donegal and stretching all the way to Kinsale in county Cork, the Wild Atlantic way has boundless beauty around every corner. Watch as birds effortlessly soar and glide over the never-ending coastline, feel the ocean breeze as you stroll sandy beaches and watch over lofty cliffs as the sun disappears behind the calm horizon. Head inland to experience Wild Atlantic Way discovery and signature points and find immersive experiences or relax and renew with some of the Wild Atlantic Way’s most tranquil activities. Surf the rugged, unfaltering waves, discover Irelands rich heritage in abbeys and cathedrals or soak in a seaweed bath for ultimate relaxation.
Sligo is known as the Surf Coast because of its soaring waves, windy strands and rolling landscapes. Full of discovery points, Sligo will keep you active yet serene. Sligo’s signature point Mullaghmore is a seaside village and harbour. Stroll the serene harbour and watch as boats bob-by as the majestic Benbulben overlooks. Mullaghmore is known as surfers paradise and find out why by catching a wave yourself or be a spectator – professional surfers travel far and wide to ride these waves which can reach up to 30m high. Watch as the professionals take on some of Europe’s best waves with panoramic views of Sliabh Liag as the backdrop. Soak up some history with the intriguing Classiebawn Castle and settle in for some fresh seafood overlooking the harbour.