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Pat Sweeney’s Doolin Cliff Walks - An Amazing Experience

Pat Sweeney is an amazing fellow on a mission. His walk is spectacular for the breathtaking views... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
mlc-Chelsea
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Boston, MA
Pat Sweney is a Trip!

A thoroughly invigorating, 5.6 mile hike from Gus O'Connor's Pub, up 800 feet to the visitor's... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
bbboulrice
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

Pat Sweeney is an amazing fellow on a mission. His walk is spectacular for the breathtaking views of the sea and the cliffs, but Pat Sweeney’s enthusiasm, knowledge and passion for the Coastal Walk Project is the reason to take this adventure. Elizabeth, his assistant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

A thoroughly invigorating, 5.6 mile hike from Gus O'Connor's Pub, up 800 feet to the visitor's center and the top of the Cliffs. Spectacuar views far surpassing anything a bus-bound visitor would see. Quide Pat Sweeney is a local farmer with an appealing laugh and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Absolutely beautiful - well worth a visit! A bit stupid that you have to pay €8 per adult in a car but well worth seeing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emer G
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I cannot say enough good things about this experience. Pat and his helper, Elizabeth, were so entertaining, helpful and full of knowledge. While this is not a hard walk overall, there are times where you are walking pretty much straight up so be prepared. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Whenever you travel there is always one activity or place that sticks in your mind and makes the trip... this was it!!! It combined Ireland’s natural beauty, culture and history all in one day!! Be prepared, it is a hike vs walk, proper shoes are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Pat Sweeney will take you on a physical journey that is filled with his love of his homeland. Learn about the majestical local area while embracing the wildness of this walk. Be careful. It is rough and raw. Pat you dealt with a situation on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Pat Sweeney and his enthusiasm and knowledge of Ireland takes the Cliffs of Mohr walk to another level. The area itself is unspeakable in its beauty and historical story. It is a long hike and can be challenging as you travel across uneven surfaces, inclines...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

See the Cliffs of Mohr as they should be seen. Skip the crowds and bus tours, take this guided walk along the cliffs, through the local fields with Pat Sweeney. You meet at Doolin and begin the 10km walk along the cliffs. This is the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Shelley M
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The views are stunning!! Something everyone should see at least once in a lifetime. However, be prepared for wind and maybe inclement weather. It was one of the windiest places I've been.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Wonderful walk and not to busy to walk once past the Cliffs of Moher. Well marked out and wonderful views

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jaxsmom01
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Response from Clif C | Reviewed this property |
We're in the same age group. Because we tend to travel "off season" the weather is always a bit of a concern insofar as rain, chill, and wind. Might be an idea to keep it in mind before you go walking as being soaked and... More
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PHARMHAND
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Day Along the Coast in County Clare (12 Replies)
Our original plan was to drive up along the coast from Killarney, stop at the Cliffs of Moher, then try to drive through parts of The Burren. The more I read reviews, I am wondering if it might be a better alternative to explore the cliffs in Kilkee, then proceed up the coast, bypassing the Cliffs and instead head to Doolin. I also found that there is a pitch and putt in Doolin that appears to be a good way to spend an afternoon. There is also mention on TA of a Clare Coastal Walk Project...More
April 18, 2015|
Response fromrostourist|
Even though it smacks of the herd instinct, unless you are a veteran of previous visits to the Cliffs of Moher, missing out on such an experience when in the area would be a pity. I would recommend the walk from Doolin both from the scenery aspect plus the advantage of avoiding the scalping meted out to motorists to use the car park at the cliffs themselves. However, if that walk is not for you, the pitch and putt course in Doolin looks an interesting challenge (when viewed from the road)...More