Take the R336 out west along the coast road taking in views of the Burren and the Aran Islands across the water. Veer right and continue north along the R336 once you come to the Ros a’ Mhíl junction. Continue north on the R336 to Screebe taking in views of the Hill of Mordan. Continue west on R340 to Pearses Cottage and Cultural Centre in Ros Muc. Head south on the R340 to Kilkieran.
Continue west around the Iorras Aithneach peninsula until you get to Carna. Drive through Carna village and follow the road out to Moyrus to find a quiet beach of crystal clear water and white sand. Continue to make your way around the peninsula to Glynsk house, a perfect stop for lunch which brings you back on the R340
Continue north on the R340 and take a right at the T junction onto the N59. Continue along the R340 for just over 1 km until you see the turn off on the left for Letterfrack. Continue along the R344 with caution as you will come across sheep wandering freely on this road! Then you will come to the spectacular Lough Inagh Valley with views of the 12 Bens and the Maamturks
Stop for tea in the delightfully peaceful valley with spectacular scenery. Then Continue on your way to Kylemore Abbey, one of Ireland’s most iconic attractions. Visit the restored abbey and wander around the magnificent walled Victorian Gardens
Continue on to Letterfrack, home to Connemara National Park, wherein you will find Diamond Hill, popular among all levels and age groups. Without a doubt, Diamond Hill is one of the best places to observe Connemara’s soaring mountains, scattered lakes and intricate coastline all at once. Travel along the R341 to Clifden to check out the unforgettable Sky Road. The views from here are known as ‘The most beautiful landscape of the world,’
126.4km 2.5 hours