From Malin to Mizen: Your guide to the top coastal experiences Ireland has to offer

Want to explore Ireland’s legendary coastline? Then there’s no better time to avail of the many tours and experiences available around the country, from cliff walks to surfing lessons to whale-watching

The walks along the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare rank among the most spectacular in Ireland. Picture: Getty

Living on this island, we are lucky to have so many beautiful coasts, beaches and headlands to discover – we can walk cliffs and piers at sunset, explore bays, harbours and caves by water, escape to quiet islands, look for whales or tour famous old lighthouses.

Here, we’ve picked some of our favourite coastal tours and experiences, with everything from cliff walks and ferry rides to paddleboarding, sailing and surfing lessons (prices are based on ...