Wild Atlantic Way – The Surf Coast Awaits You…

Embark on a journey of discovery, to hidden places and secret worlds on the most captivating, coastal driving route in the world – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way! Indulge in your passion for good food and great wine in delightful cafes and restaurants along the coast. Reignite your passion for life while surfing on magnificent waves off the coast of Donegal and Sligo. Visit to the ruins of a sixth century monastic settlement on the stunning Skellig Michael in Kerry. Or you might watch the weather change from the historic Clare Island Lighthouse in Mayo. Wherever you go along the Wild Atlantic Way, you will encounter moments of magic, moments to treasure and experiences that you will want to return to again and again.

Cawley’s is located 20 minutes from the Wild Atlantic Way and 30 minutes from the nearest discovery point at Strandhill.

Explore the Surf Coast

The Wild Atlantic Way stretches from the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal to Kinsale in Cork. The Surf Coast includes Downpatrick Head, Bundoran and Mullaghmore Head which is world famous for it’s surf. The quirky village of Strandhill also attracts a host of surfers looking for those exhilarating waves. Embrace the opportunity to truly discover the West coast of Ireland, whether it’s walking in the Ox Mountains, exploring the megalithic tombs of Carrowkeel or watching different species of eagles hunting at Eagles flying, the Irish Raptor Research Centre.

For more information see our “Plan Your Holiday” section. Tubbercurry is less than a 3-hour journey from Dublin which makes it an ideal base to stay and explore the West coast and the Wild Atlantic Way. We welcome various tours for day trips, overnight stays and longer.

Wild Atlantic Way Sea Adventure with Cawley’s & Wild Wet Adventures

Enjoy the thrill and adventure of kayaking along our beautiful Wild Atlantic Way! Take in the spectacular scenery as you explore your surroundings on the clear blue waters. No experience is needed as our fully certified coach guide will tailor your trip to suit you. Encounter the wild and rugged Sligo coast which can include a visit to sea cliffs, mysterious caves and maybe some rock hopping! This adventure can be experienced over a half or full day. We begin with a safety briefing from your guide over a cup of tea or coffee. Weather conditions and individual abilities will be assessed to determine the best possible destination for the adventure.

Kayaks, wet suits and all safety equipment will be provided as required and transportation will be arranged. A packed lunch or lunch in Cawleys will be included. Afterwards, learn how to pull your own pint of Guinness to enjoy with a plate of our fresh, Atlantic Oysters. Contact us for more information or to book.

Wild Atlantic Way Signature Point Mullaghmore

Mullaghmore: The village is a favourite holiday destination boasting great surf and dominated by the monolithic shape of majestic Ben Bulben Mountain. Mullaghmore Head is located 50 minutes (60km) from Tubbercurry.

6 Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Points in County Sligo

Sligo is the closest point to Dublin on the Wild Atlantic Way, so use Cawley’s as your base to explore Sligo and the North West coast.

Famous for it’s surfing, Easkey is also an ideal location for angling and walking through the unspoilt village.

Enjoy 5km of safe beach, world famous seaweed baths, a marvellous 27 hole golf links course, a leisure centre, playground and amusement park in beautiful Enniscrone.

Enjoy scenic views at Aughris and Dunmoran strand and catch a glimpse of Sligo Bay and Knocknarea in the distance. There are several walking routes along the beach or along the coastal path to the west.

30 minutes from Cawley’s is the stunning seaside village of Strandhill which lies at the foot of Knocknarea mountain. It is regarded as one of the top surfing spots in Ireland.

The quiet seaside village of Rosses Point is set against the backdrop of beautiful Sligo Bay and the Dartry Mountain Range.

Streedagh Strand is a beautiful 3km stretch of sandy beach that provides ideal conditions for surfers all year round. Walk the coastal route along the stunning Atlantic coastline or climb the sand dunes where you will find spectacular views.

Wild Atlantic Way Passport

Pick up your very own Wild Atlantic Way passport; a unique souvenir of you or your family’s completed journey along this exceptional route. Not only is it a genuine passport to paradise, it also gives you the chance to meet locals in the many towns and villages dotted along this winding coastline. More details.

The Sea is close to our Chefs heart with our signature Chowder dish

Cawley’s are proud members of the Sligo Food Trail  offering a number of food and activity experiences. We use local produce from Sligo and the northwest. Promoting suppliers who use sustainable fishing methods. Our signature Chowder dish and homemade brown bread is a must when you visit Sligo and the Wild Atlantic Way.