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Roam the Wild Atlantic Way from Home



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travelling and exploring the Wild Atlantic Way is still mostly on hold; but we have some ideas for you.

Government measures are in place and advice on easing of COVID-19 restrictions is being updated regularly — make sure that you stay in the loop.

For now, a visit in person is not possible for all of us; but you don't have to miss out on the enjoyment of the west of Ireland, no matter where you are in the world.

 
  • Sea Stack Climbing in Donegal
  • Star Wars location - the Skelligs
  • One of the beaches waiting for you
 

So if you're keeping close to home, how can you explore the natural beauty and stunning landscapes of the Wild Atlantic Way? Boil the kettle, settle down with a nice cuppa and check out our images and videos as you tour from the comfort of your armchair.

Experience the Wild Atlantic Way in 360°

Exploring the Wild Atlantic Way from the comfort of your own home is possible, thanks to our 360-degree videos. With videos from most of the region, you can go horse riding along gorgeous Streedagh Beach in County Sligo; climb sea stacks in County Donegal; go mountain biking in the Burren or take a dip in the invigorating Atlantic itself with tow-in surfing next to the Cliffs of Moher — all without leaving your living room! 

Discover its beauty as you turn your stay indoors into a staycation and #roamfromhome, treating yourself to a fresh perspective.

Binge-watch Films from the Wild Atlantic Way

From Hollywood blockbusters to captivating screen romances, and — most recently — an incredible journey to a galaxy far, far away, the spectacular scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way has provided the backdrop for some of cinema’s most enduring moments.

Time to grab some popcorn, get comfy and discover eight films (of many) which were filmed along the Wild Atlantic Way. Ready? Action!

Be inspired by the movie locations, including the stunning Skelligs where Star Wars filmed, and start planning a trip to see them in person when the travel restrictions are lifted. 

Delve into Digital Exhibitions

If you are a fan of art, going to a gallery right now is unfortunately not an option. So why not bring the gallery to you instead and get your art fix by checking out the online programmes being run by The Model in Sligo.

KylemoreAbbey_690x460.jpgKylemore Abbey in Galway

Take a Virtual Tour

Always wanted to visit the Cliffs of Moher? Or go underground in the Aillwee Cave? Maybe you want to explore historic Kylemore Abbey? Or find out about life in a Lighthouse in Fanad?

Being housebound is no excuse, thanks to the wonders of technology. These popular tourist sites offer virtual tours to help you stave off the boredom and give you something to look forward to when you get a chance to visit in person. 

Enjoy the sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way

Dance in your kitchen, leap about in your lounge or sunbathe with sounds in your garden as you enjoy the music of the Wild Atlantic Way. 

In Sligo, the Hawk's Well Theatre bring you their Come Together: Our Artists Respond series of events. Or tune into The Barceló Brothers performance for the Linenhall Arts Centre in Mayo.

SIGHTSEE FROM HOME

Immerse yourself in the region and feel like you have wings as you soar above some of Ireland's most spectacular views thanks to some magnificent drone footage.

Get to know the area better with the help of our inspiring imagery. Admire the Achill Islands or behold the beaches of Donegal with this gorgeous pictorial list of Instagramable places.

 

So much more to embrace

No matter what your tastes or passions are the Wild Atlantic Way has something for everyone


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