Doughmore Sunset

Self Catering Accommodation Doonbeg Co Clare Ireland

Doughmore Sunset Doonbeg
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Golfing in west Clare

Renowned Trumps International Golf Links course with luxury Hotel and Spa is only a couple of minutes away. Other well known golf courses for all tastes and ambitions are nearby and include Kilrush, Kilkee, Spanish Point and Lahinch - all less than half an hour from the house.
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Golf in Doonbeg

Links to activities in West Clare:

  • Watersports [more...]
  • Walking, Hiking, Cycling [more...]
  • Traditional music sessions [more...]
  • Sightseeing Tours [more...]

Doughmore Sunset

Angling
The area has excellent sea and freshwater fishing opportunities. Whether on the beach or from the rocks, the nearby lakes or in the many rivers - there's plenty of fish to be caught.
Kayaking at Doughmore
Swimming & other watersports
Surfers find excellent conditions at Doughmore Beach, just a few walking minutes away. Doughmore is also great for kite surfing, sea kayaking, long beach walks and horse riding. The Atlantic coast of west Clare is renowned for the clear waters with an abundance of marine life, perfect for scuba diving. A scuba diving centre with excellent classes for beginners is located in Kilkee with needed equipment being provided. Swimming is not possible on Doughmore as strong currents persist, but the near beaches in Whitestrand, Seafield, Kilkee and Spanish Point üprovide for safe watersports.
Riding on Doughmore Beach
Wildlife
Guided dolphin watching cruises start from Kilrush or Carrigaholt, while Doonbeg Bay and Loop Head Peninsula are the perfect places for bird watching.

Walking, Cycling & Riding
The quiet country roads make the area perfect for walking and cycling. Walking down the 1.5 kms of Doonbeg Strand around sunset is an unforgettable experience. An equestrian center for riders with all experience levels is 10 mins. away.
Session at Madigan's pub in Doonbeg
Traditional Music
West Clare is famous for the upkeeping of Irish Traditions and is still the heart of Irish Traditional Music. The town of Miltown Malbay is 10 kms away and is famous for its traditional pubs and the annual Willie Clancy Summer School each July which attracts thousands of visitors who are passionate about traditional Irish music and dance. Many of the villages in the area feature Traditional Music sessions in and off season.


Sightseeing
Kilkee has a beautiful sheltered beach and is also starting point of the Loop Head Drive leading along spectacular cliff scenery to Loop Head Lighthouse. The market town of Kilrush has a popular marina where boat trips to Scattery Island as well as dolphin watching tours commence. The famous Cliffs of Moher and its state of the art interpretive centre Atlantic Edge is only a 30 min. drive away. Doolin and the unique Burren landscape are only a few minutes further apart. The Killimer Car Ferry makes it easy to visit all the sights of County Kerry on convenient day trips.