8 Beautiful Places To Visit In Ireland

There are certain places that are a must visit when in Ireland. Breathtaking sites that do not disappoint in magnificence and spectacular beauty. We’ll just sample a few and have you discover the rest for yourself when you come to Ireland.

The Cliffs of Moher.

Without a shadow doubt, the Cliffs of Moher is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. Overlooking the Atlantic, the cliffs majestically stand 700ft (214m) high and stretches over 5 miles (8km) of land.

The Co Clare’s finest has so much for visitors. The 800m pathway close to the edge of the cliffs keeps feet busy as eyes capture the scenic views. The bird viewing sites are notorious for filling up camera storge spaces! Moreover, it is a surfing haven.

At the highest point of the cliffs is a monument called O’Brien’s Tower. From the tower you can have a vistas view of the beautiful features below. It has a well-resourced Visitors Center too.

Killarney National Park.

It is located in County Kerry and boasts of being the first national park in Ireland (established in 1932), as well as hosting the tallest mountain range, McGillycuddy’s Reeks (3280 ft., 1000m). Its 106 square kilometer land homes many amazing features.

It has three beautiful lakes: Lough Leane, Muckross Lake/ Middle Lake and Upper Lake. Mountains and woodland keep you looking as you walk about. The Dinis Cottage (an ancient lodge), Muckross House and Muckross Traditional Gardens are points to check out. The Ross Castle too.

The Ring of Kerry.

This is the 179 km drive on the circular route around Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry. The trip usually starts at Killarney and goes through Kenmare, Sneem, Pormagee, and Caharsiveen then back to Killarney. It gives visitors a panoramic view of the coastal landscape and the rural villages along the sea. Common stop over points are Muckross House, Derrynane House and at Kenmare which has restaurants, hotels and designer shops.

8 Beautiful Places To Visit In Ireland


Commonly referred to as “the valley of two lakes”, Glendalough valley is a striking beautiful sight located in Wicklow Mountains National Park, County Wicklow. It has enough to enthrall visitors. Two eye-catching lakes, a monastic site with a round tower and walks and trails. In addition, wild animals of various kinds are found therein.

Ben Bulben or Benbulbin.

The County Sligo mountain stands 526m high, and is part of Dartry Mountains. It’s thought to have initially been a rock that eroded over time to form a mountain. These conditions have been conducive to two rare plants: fringed sandwort and tea leaf willow. The mountainous environment makes it a perfect place for hikes.

Connemara National Park.

This is an approximately 3000 hectares of nothing but pure beauty. Get a Connemara tour and you will find beautiful mountains, grasslands, heath, woodlands and bogs. It is located in County Galway.

The Glens of Antrim.

On the northern side of Belfast City, County Antrim is a very striking and unforgettable view. A compilation of nine valleys swooping down the rugged land to the coast. What is commonly referred to as the Glens of Antrim. In addition, it has forest park good for walks and a very beautiful waterfall, the Glenariff Waterfall.

The Dingle Peninsula.

Talk of awesomeness, this for sure is a must visit in County Kerry. It is a mass of beautiful land extending towards the Atlantic. At its neck towards the east is the Slieve Mish Mountains and Central Mountain Range to the west. Scattered across the Peninsula are monuments and several prehistoric sites.

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