Home to the Benedictine nuns, Ireland’s Kylemore Abbey is a surreal fairytale-like castle steeped in history, tales of romance and tragedy and spirituality. Conjuring a very Victorian atmosphere, Kylemore Abbey is home to a lavish walled garden, a number of nature trails, a gothic church, and an awe-inspiring castle containing over 70 rooms. A Visit to Kylemore Abbey Visiting is… Read More
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Venture to the very edge of Europe to Mizen Head, Ireland where the sea meets the sky. Every now and then a shipping boat can be seen passing by. This tiny peninsula is Ireland’s most southerly point. Mizen Head is both an aesthetic spectacle and an important tribute to the country’s rich maritime history. Amazing Mizen Head Come to Mizen… Read More
The Cliffs of Moher offer visitors an awe-inspiring vista of cliff and sea, channeling the feeling of being at the bow of a ship and looking out onto the unfurling horizon. Look no further for Ireland’s most impressive, breathtaking scenery. These cliffs stun you, humble you, and make for the perfect bookend to an Irish adventure. Visit at sunrise to… Read More
It seems as though Ireland is full of dramatic, atmospheric sites, and Poulnabrone Dolmen is yet another one that confirms this. As one of Ireland’s most iconic (and photographed!) archeological sites, this impressive portal tomb of towering stones is situated on a high limestone plateau in County Clare. Melancholic, elegiac and solemn, the surrounding landscape invokes a powerful simplicity and… Read More
Newgrange, Ireland. The “Jewel in the Crown of Ireland’s Ancient East,” as it’s referred to—and for good reason. This massive passage tomb is more than just a tomb. It’s an epic, spiritual marvel; it’s an intricately designed feat of construction; it’s a mystery. Weighing in at around 200,000 tones of rock stacked 12.5 meters (41 feet) high this place is… Read More
Perhaps one of the pinnacles of Scotland’s wild, untamed landscape lies in the far north of the highlands. Dunnet Head is a located along Scotland’s North Coast 500, set against dramatic and sweeping cliffs. Dunnet Head – The Scottish Highlands No trip to the Scottish Highlands would be complete without stopping at Dunnet Head, a gorgeous peninsula with no shortage of… Read More