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Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

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Thought this drive was breathtaking. Like it better than the Ring of Kerry! Also enjoyed our lunch at the Beehive Restaurant.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Thought this drive was breathtaking. Like it better than the Ring of Kerry! Also enjoyed our lunch at the Beehive Restaurant.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

It was a thoroughly enjoyable day discovering Achill. Lots of places to stop off and enjoy the amazing scenery along the way. Roads are better here than in many other parts of the country!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

On a beautiful sunny day, there is no where as stunning as Achill Island. My favourite bit of the drive is coming over the mountain and catching the first view of the blue green waters of Kem Bay

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I included a drive out to the far end of Achill Island on my 'round Ireland' coast road trip. Wild Atlantic Road is well signed, and great to do. However, the day I was passing was horrid - wet and misty, so I only went half way (to say I'd crossed the bridge). Later in the day, while at Ballycroy... More 

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Thank Andy S
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We had amazing weather when we went for the drive and we discovered the amazing scenery that Achill offers.. Stunning place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Amazing views! I highly suggest that you drive this portion of the Atlantic Way. Stop and get out and take it all in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Fabulous drive, not many cars and feels quite remote. Great countryside. Go to Keel Beach and see everyone surfing - despite the weather.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Some lovely scenery and a few good places to stop and photograph the surroundings. We got a good clear day in January which was a bonus!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Having recently completed a cycling holiday of the greenway and Achill Island we can confirm it is mostly ok for amateur cyclists. The coastline around Achill Island is some of the most picturesque views to be had and some of the windiest, not unexpectedly when it's constantly buffeted by the Atlantic. Some parts of the bike route are reasonably ok... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stunning Views along the ocean drive. We ended up in Keem Bay, and the small beach there. At which we took our shoes and socks off and walked along the white sand to the ocean (Which was freeeeeesing!!!) Gorgeous!

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