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Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

Westport, Ireland
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Absolutely stunning scenery!!

Achill Island. Outstanding. Stunning. Spectacular. A MUST SEE!! Stop often and take in this... read more

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Kris17900
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Newcastle, Australia
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Amazing views...we travelled from westport to keem bay stopping off in Newport keel and a couple... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Weet99
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Athlone, Ireland
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Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Achill Island. Outstanding. Stunning. Spectacular. A MUST SEE!! Stop often and take in this truly wonderful landscape. Pictures do not give it justice and is definitely one of those genuine places that you have to see to believe. Natural beauty at its best. We based...More

Thank Kris17900
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing views...we travelled from westport to keem bay stopping off in Newport keel and a couple of beach areas enroute ...weather was your typical Irish 4 seasons in one day but highly recommend this roadtrip

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent short holiday in Westport we decided on a day trip to Achill Island. As you travel through Mulranny town turn left and take the scenic coastal route. The views are outstanding and parking spaces are readily available on route to allow for...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a wild windy day such spectacular scenery and didn't see very much traffic stoped several times just to look at the views something I will always remember

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Cahill island every time we visit Westport it is truly beautiful the views are breathtaking and some lovely bars and restaurants looking forward to visiting in February.

Thank clarnor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steep mountains plunging into the sea make Achill Island a photographer's dream. There are many places to pull off and take in the views as you circle the island. No ferry passage is required; there is a bridge. Small villages to explore and places...More

Thank M_Freedley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour for motorcyclists ! Beautiful roads everywhere, with stunning views behind every 'corner' !

Thank PeterDeBoos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two days on Achill Island and I can't get over how beautiful it was here! PURE raw beauty at it's best!!!! Even when overcast the views are simply stunning! It's a bit of a hike to get out there (about 4 hours from...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There really are no words to describe this drive.The town we drove though up to Keem Beach were beautiful even in the rain. There are places to stop and lunch and fuel up along the way and it is not a scary drive at all....More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This ride is a wow. Go all the way to Keem bay and stop for views along the way. Plenty to see and do. Nice beaches.

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cathymurf
18 October 2017|
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Response from Cary L | Reviewed this property |
The drive takes about an hour and a half. Realistically it will take longer because you are going to stop along the way to see different things and stop at the beaches. It is one of the most beautiful drives in Ireland... More
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David M
30 August 2017|
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Response from Sar40th | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you drive to keem beach on achil. We nearly missed it but were recommended by a waitress. The drive to it is stunning. Remember that it will be dark about 6 so an early start is advisable. There are some nice cafes... More
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Emily R
31 March 2017|
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Response from Blesjka | Reviewed this property |
Really depends on how many stops you make and the weather. We spent a full day there....I'd spend a day if you can. There is so much to see. We stopped at Minaun Hill (spectacular views and you can drive to the top!), the... More
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