With three miles of sandy beach, for bathing, surfing and sea angling, Inch has featured in "Ryan's Daughter," "Playboy of the Western World" and countless visitors' memories
St. John's Church on the banks of the River Boyne. The Boyne Valley is home to some of Ireland's most important archeological landscapes. The most famous - Newgrange - predates the Pyramids by hundreds of years.
The narrow roads of the Ring of Kerry offer some of the most seriously scenic views in Ireland. It's best to take your time driving the Ring of Kerry or the Ring of Beara and most visitors say it's best done by car.
"The Burren is a country where there is not enough water to drown a man, wood enough to hang one, nor earth enough to bury him."
The Slieve Blooms mountains in County Laois stand at the very heart of Ireland and offer a chance for the visitor to slow down and really enjoy the scenery. Hike along leafy forest trails passing waterfalls and streams or cycle down the peaceful country roads.
The Ring of Gullion in County Armagh is a unique geological landform. A ring dyke not found anywhere else in Ireland, the heather clad Slieve Gullion is surrounded by a circle of low hills 24 miles in diameter. Slieve Gullion's reputation as Ireland's mountain of mystery arises from its rich associations with Irish legends and myths.
The intriguing lunar landscape of the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim was Northern Ireland’s first World Heritage Site. It has to be seen to be believed. This stretch of rock is a geological phenomenon, renowned for its columns of layered basalt. It mystified the ancients who believed it to be the work of giant Finn McCool.
The Mourne Mountain range is an area of outstanding natural beauty with a compact and accessible collection of peaks in the south-eastern corner of Northern Ireland. Clustered within this area are twelve peaks over 600 meters high, including Slieve Donard, the region’s highest mountain.
The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare have been known to make the most jaded jaws drop. Standing 700 feet above the raging Atlantic Ocean, the towering cliffs stretch out for a distance of about 5 miles and offer stunning cliff walks. Make sure to stay back from the edge.
The River Shannon carves its way through some exceptional countryside, and at 231 miles is the longest river in Ireland. This enchanting waterway weaves past picturesque villages down to the Atlantic Ocean at Limerick and makes an ideal spot for a fishing, boating, or simply relaxing vacation.
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