Looped Walk Descriptions
Inishbofin has 3 Looped Walks, all with stunning views of the Islands beautiful scenery. The Looped Walks feature on the ‘Discover Ireland’ website.
Inishbofin Westquarter Loop
The Westquarter loop takes in some of the most stunning Atlantic Coast scenery in Connemara offering views of the Island’s blow holes and sea arch, sea stags where the Island seal colony can be seen, the Dún More Cliffs and Iron Age promontory fort ruins, picturesque Trá Gheal beach and famine road. The track winds over grass paths, turf banks and shingle beach pebbles. The walk also affords views of Inishark Island.
Inishbofin Cloonamore Loop
The Cloonamore Loop which runs over green roads, bog roads and laneways runs along the beautiful East End Beach and St Colman’s 14th Century Chapel and Church Lough, a fertile valley which supports reed beds and other vegetation, which in turn provide cover, food and nest sites for a wide variety of birds.
Inishbofin Middlequarter Loop Official Failte Description:
This walk runs over Inishbofin’s second highest point, which on a clear day offers panoramic views of Achill Island’s mountains, Inishturk and Clare Island, the Twelve Bens, Maumturks and Croagh Patrick, the track takes in Inishbofin’s historic and varied Iron and Bronze Age landscapes with mill stones, partitions and evidence of round stone houses.
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