Wild Atlantic Way
The Wild Atlantic Way is a “must do” experience for everyone. Irelands first long-distance driving route consists of towering cliffs, dramatic scenery and breath-taking beaches. Being the gateway to the world famous Wild Atlantic Way makes Limerick the ideal base to discover two of the most stunning and diverse WAW routes. Here at Kilmurry Lodge Hotel we offer the best of both worlds for your Wild Atlantic Way adventure, the stunning views and rugged landscape of the Wild Atlantic Way combined with all the fun of a city break. The Cliff Coast Route of the Wild Atlantic Way is less than an hours drive. The route is perfect for walkers, cyclists and sightseers, boasting spectacular views and miles of beautiful blue flag beaches and of course the stunning Cliffs of Moher. The Cliff Coast Route is one of the most famous on the Wild Atlantic Way and not to be missed, the highlight of Shannon Estuary trail is Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum only 40 minutes away a real gem for history lovers.
We recommend a two-night Wild Atlantic Way break with a city twist. We highly recommend you include breakfast on both days and Dinner in the award winning Nelligan’s on one night, pre booking is advised.
Here is a sample plan for your Wild Atlantic Way with a City Break.
Day One: Your first stop should be the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum in the morning where you can discover the era of transatlantic passenger flights and the maritime history of the River Shannon. As this is where the famous Irish Coffee was invented trying an Irish Coffee is a must here! An early dinner in Nelligan’s followed by a live music gig in Dolans or a concert in the University Concert Hall situated on our doorstep will really make to most of your break away.
Day Two: The Cliff Coast Route: No Wild Atlantic Way trip is complete without seeing the Cliffs of Moher one of the worlds most visited natural attractions makes this a must do. Walking/hiking is the best way to appreciate the stunning views the Cliffs of Moher has to offer. Driving on to Liscannor is an ideal spot for lunch and then on to Lahinch which is a surfers dream, you can get surf lessons there to.