Hear Stories of Life on the Loop!

Our Loop Head Heritage Trail audio guide will help you to explore one of the top highlights of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Located at the furthest extremity of County Clare, where the mighty River Shannon meets the boundless Atlantic Ocean, this beautiful landscape is soaked with stories of folklore, shipwrecks, superstitions and traditions. We will introduce you to some of the characters from the area, who will tell you their own tales of life on the Loop! This part of County Clare is synonymous with stunning scenery and landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and heritage and culture. It is a landscape soaked with stories, where you can discover exciting tales around every corner.

Due to the beautiful landscape and its strategic position where the Shannon meets the Atlantic, the Loop Head Peninsula has long been a place where people have lived and settled, and the myriad of historical sites indicate the importance of the area throughout the millennia of Irish history. Our audio guide helps to lead you to some of the iconic landmarks of this wonder on the Wild Atlantic Way!

  • West Clare Railway Museum.
  • Querrin Pier.
  • Carrigaholt Castle
  • Kilcredaun
  • Rinevella Bay
  • Graves of the Yellow Men
  • The Pilot’s Memorial and Kilbaha
  • Loop Head Lighthouse
  • The Church of the Little Ark
  • Bridges of Ross
  • Dunlickey Castle
  • Bishop’s Island
  • Kilkee Cliffs and the Pollock Holes
  • Kilkee
  • Corbally and Cusheen

Discover Life on the Loop with the Loop Head Audio Guide

The audio guide was written and produced by Abarta Heritage on behalf of Loop Head Tourism. The interview sections were recorded by Active Me Heritage. For further information on the area please visit www.loophead.ie, where you can find suggested itineraries, information about accommodation and dining, activities and events and more.