Old Head of Kinsale

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Riding the Wild Atlantic Way: Exploring Old Head of Kinsale by Motorcycle

Join us on an exhilarating motorcycle adventure to Old Head of Kinsale, the most southerly point of the stunning Wild Atlantic Way. From rugged terrain to dramatic lighthouse views, Old Head of Kinsale offers bikers an unforgettable journey filled with history, natural beauty, and thrilling coastal rides.
Old Head Of Kinsale, County Cork, Wild Atlantic Way Signature Discovery Point
Old Head Of Kinsale, County Cork, Wild Atlantic Way Signature Discovery Point

Welcome, fellow riders, to our epic motorcycle expedition to Old Head of Kinsale, the crown jewel of County Cork’s coastline and the southern gateway to the legendary Wild Atlantic Way. As we rev our engines and embark on this exhilarating ride along Ireland’s rugged coast, let’s delve into the heart of Old Head’s captivating scenery, rich history, and unforgettable adventures that await us around every twist and turn.

As we navigate the scenic roads leading to Old Head of Kinsale, the salty sea breeze and the sight of the striking lighthouse signal our arrival at this iconic coastal landmark. Perched atop dramatic cliffs overlooking the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, Old Head offers bikers a perfect blend of breathtaking views and adrenaline-pumping rides along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Our journey begins at the Old Head Signal Tower, a historic beacon testament to Ireland’s maritime heritage. Here, we immerse ourselves in the fascinating exhibits of the Lusitania Museum, which showcases a collection of memorabilia and artefacts recovered from the wreck of the RMS Lusitania. Standing at the nearest point to the shipwreck, we feel the weight of history and the enduring spirit of resilience that defines this iconic location.

After steeping ourselves in history, we embark on a thrilling coastal ride along the rugged cliffs of Old Head, taking in panoramic views of the windswept beauty that surrounds us. From world-class golf courses to scenic cruises of Kinsale Harbour aboard The Spirit of Kinsale, Old Head offers endless opportunities for adventure and exploration.

Here you can find Old Head of Kinsale:

Signal Tower, Ballymackean, Old Head, Co. Cork


Q: How do I access Old Head of Kinsale by motorcycle?

A: Old Head of Kinsale is easily accessible by motorcycle via the scenic coastal roads of County Cork. Follow the signs from nearby towns, such as Kinsale, and prepare for an exhilarating ride along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Q: What activities can I enjoy at Old Head of Kinsale?

A: Visitors to Old Head of Kinsale can enjoy a range of activities, including exploring the Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, playing a round of golf on the world-class course, taking a scenic cruise of Kinsale Harbour, and embarking on thrilling coastal rides along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Q: When is the best time to visit Old Head of Kinsale?

A: The best time to visit Old Head of Kinsale is during the spring and summer months when the weather is mild and the coastal scenery is most vibrant and picturesque.

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