Loop Head Tourism has recently (2012) launched a sustainable tourism network which includes a number of accommodation, pubs, activity providers, shops and artists.
Click on the following to view the full list of sustainable tourism network members: What to Do, Where to Stay, Where to Eat and Drink.
We’ve highlighted a few below:
- Kilcredaun Heritage Walk/Hike
- Loophead Lighthouse Trail
Awarded Gold by Ecotourism Ireland in 2012
Watch and learn about Ireland’s resident bottlenose dolphins & their habitat on one of the country’s best nature trips.
Contact Dolphinwatch on +353-65-9058156
Loophead Summer Hedge School
KNOW YOUR ENVIRONMENT – A winding, exciting, unwinding, delighting, informing experience awaits you in the Loophead peninsula.
Long Way Round Walks & Hikes
The Long Way Round offers professional guided walks and hikes of the Loophead region in County Clare. The following are a selection of Laura’s walks:
- Around The Loop
- Loop Head Taxi and Tours
Offering courses in Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Windsurfing, Rock-climbing, Power-boating, Surfing and in the current craze of Stand-Up Paddle Boarding.
Contact Dave on +353-86-3308236
Contact Carmel or Martina – mobile: 087 9602 047 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carmens Riding SchoolCarmen’s
Riding School is a place where everyone can learn how to ride horses. They cater for all ages and abilities. Their lessons are held either privatly or in small groups.
All year round, they take groups or individuals trekking on very quiet country roads with a beautiful view over the Shannon Estuary.
They also organise trips to the beach in Doonbeg.
Contact Carmen – mobile: 086 226 4447 or email: email@example.com
Loop Head Studio
Loophead Studio was set up in Carrigaholt village in 1999. They produce a diversity of work including photography, painting, soundscapes, film, music and pageantry. Much of the work comes as a direct response to the atmosphere, mythology and wildlife of the Loop Head peninsula.
Paper Sculpture Studio
Just outside Kilbaha, on what is known locally as the Lake Road, is Krystyna Pomeroy’s Paper sculpture studio.
Krystyna’s papier mache birds and animals sell through a small number of selected galleries and outlets in Ireland: one-off commissioned pieces have gone as far as Australia and Newfoundland.
Having worked with recycled paper and card for the past fifteen years, she has also recently had sculpture cast in bronze at the foundry in Kilbaha, run by Seamus Connolly.Krystyna Pomeroy
Krystyna also offers “Book a Party” workshops.
Spend a day with friends or colleagues, being creative. €50 per person Min 4/ Max 6.
Bring your own lunch, or choose to eat at the friendly Keating’s pub, which looks out over Kilbaha Bay.