Loop Head Lighthouse is a lighthouse on the cliffs of Loop Head, County Clare, Ireland. Magnificent, it is located at the end of the cliffs, and faces an impressive sight overlooking the ocean and its sometimes raging nature.
Loop Head Lighthouse is located southeast of Kilkee, north of the Dingle Peninsula. Beautiful, and in perfect condition, the lighthouse is owned by the Irish Lighthouse Commissioners.
Fully automated, it is in the form of a white lime-painted column and buildings which were once owned by the lighthouse keepers. These outbuildings can now be fully visited during autumn, winter and spring.
You will discover the history of the lighthouse, the precarious daily life of the lighthouse keepers at the time, as well as the current operation of the ligthouse. Count less than 5€ for the visit, this one is guided, and has the merit to be exciting!
Add to this the fact that the site is magnificent: the lighthouse faces the ocean, and can sometimes face unimaginable storms! Prefer a visit on a nice day! Nevertheless, don’t forget to cover yourself; the wind is blowing strongly on the cliffs!
every day, in autumn, winter and spring
Duration: 45 minutes