This Epic Journey Starts Here
Ireland is perched on the very edge of Europe, at the mercy of the stunning but savage Atlantic Ocean. Our unique place in the world has shaped the landscape, the people and the history of our country. Now, you can experience it all thanks to the world’s longest coastal drive - The Wild Atlantic Way.
Incredible Natural Wonders
Stretching from right here in Kinsale Harbour, all the way to the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal, this extraordinary 2,500km drive along the celebrated west coast of Ireland, is full of incredible natural wonders. Taking in 9 of our 32 counties, it provides you with a truly unique way to experience them.
With so many sites to see, activities to try and mouth-watering food to write home about, our knowledgeable team would be delighted to help you plan your adventure. Not only do we know the most popular places to visit, we also know how to get to the ones nobody else knows about. So, whether you’re starting or finishing this fantastic road trip, we look forward to playing a part in your journey here at Trident Hotel Kinsale.
The Secrets of the Wild Atlantic
Have you ever dreamed of embarking on a journey of discovery, to hidden places and secret worlds where all kinds of enchantments lie waiting for you? Well now you can, along the wildest, most captivating, coastal driving route in the world – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way! Tucked away in little villages and towns that snuggle into the coastline are delightful cafes and restaurants, where you can indulge in your passion for good food and great wine. Maybe you will hear a few words of Irish spoken along the way in Ireland’s Gaeltacht (Irish speaking regions) or reignite your passion for life while surfing on magnificent waves off the coast of Donegal and Sligo.