What to do in Quilty Spanish Point Miltown Malbay West Clare Ireland

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GPS:
N 52º 48,598
W(-) 9º 28,367

distances:
(car)
Doonbeg & Lahinch Golf Courses:
15 min.
Shannon Airport
1 hour
Dublin Airport:
4 hrs
Kerry Airport:
2-2 1/2 hours via Shannon ferry
shops, pubs, restaurants
3-5 min.
Cliffs of Moher/Burren
30-45 min.
Ennis
30-45 minutes
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
1 hour


other activities include:
Golfing
Pitch and Putt
Sight Seeing
Surfing
Canoeing
Riding
Traditional Music and Dance



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The house is located on the quiet coast road between Quilty and the pier in Seafield, with excellent views of the sea, the Clare coast, Mutton Island , the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher. On clear days you can even see Galway and Connemara!

Quilty and Slieve Callan
Quilty is set in picturesque surroundings and has a Pub, restaurant and shops. The village got famous through a dramatic moment in 1907 when a severe storm swept a French ship on a reef near the coast and the local fishermen fought bravely to rescue the survivors.
Mutton Island
The town of Miltown Malbay, just 10 minutes away, is not only well known for the annual Willie Clancy Summer School, but also offers numerous pubs and shops. Renowned restaurants, hotels and pubs are also nearby. The beach in Spanish Point is famous for its waves rolling in from the Atlantic, attracting Surfers from everywhere. Further up the coast are the villages of Lahinch, Liscannor and Doolin, with the Cliffs of Moher dominating the Coastal scenery.
The Cliffs of Moher

In front of the house is a long strand, ideal for walking, the beach in Seafield is only a few minutes away and is a safe beach with a guard on duty in summer, ideal for families. The small and quiet country roads around the house invite walking and cycling. The West Clare cycleway passes by the house. We can arrange the hiring of bicycles.


Quilty has long been associated with fishing for Haddock, Cod and Mackerel, and, most importantly for Lobster and Crayfish. Angling is possible from Quilty Pier and various other locations, We can arrange fishing trips with experienced local fishermen!
Fishing from Quilty Pier
The area is also known for its excellent opportunities to watch local birds nesting and migrating birds on their way across the Atlantic.
Birdwatching in Quilty
An ambassador dolphin is a regular visitor to the coast north of Quilty enjoying the company of swimmers and small boats. This dolphin has attracted international film crews since appeared in TV documentaries. Dolphin families and seals are regular visitors and can be spotted from the coast.
Dolphin on the Coast near Quilty

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