CLIFFS OF MOHER TRAIL
Start/Finish Points: Moher Sports Field, Moher/ Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre/ Doolin Community Centre.
Terrain: Exposed clifftop path, narrow & steep ascents, flagstone steps, farm tracks, local and regional roads.
Difficulty: High levels of fitness required. Caution exposed clifftop path.
Min. Gear: Hiking boots, warm & waterproof clothing, fluid, SPF, snack, mobile phone.
Directions to Trailheads
Moher Sports Field
Travelling north on the R478 after Liscannor town turn left opposite ”The Rock Shop”.
Continue straight through a four way junction and take the second right turn and the Moher Sports Field is on the right hand side.
Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre
The Cliffs of Moher Centre is located on the R478 and signposted from all directions. Keep to the official path, away from the dangerous cliff edge and overhangs.
Doolin Community Centre
The Doolin Community Centre is located north of Doolin village on the R479 on the left hand side.
A-B From Moher Sports Field follow flagstone markers north to reach Hags Head (1km). Follow the clifftop path for 5km to reach the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre.
B-C From O’Briens Tower follow the clifftop path which veers inland to reach a farm road. Walk through a narrow passage beside a cattle pen on your left. Travel through this field, keeping the stone wall on your left, until the path takes a sharp left turn back towards the coastline. Follow the trail into Doolin Village (5km).
Cliff Path Safety Code
Keep to the official path, away from the dangerous cliff edge and overhangs.
The cliff path is dangerous and not suitable for children.
Be aware that weather conditions can change suddenly. Strong onshore
wind can suddenly change to offshore as the wind eddies on the higher
sections of the cliff. Heavy fog is common and results in extremely poor visibility.