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Scattery Island Tours
Kilrush, Co. Clare
Family friendly
Paid car parking
Cloudy days
Book in with Scattery Island Tours in Kilrush and discover the delights of Scattery Island. Experience historical treasures and tales of yore on this small but mighty island.

Discover the incredible Shannon Estuary with Scattery Island Tours, a previous winner of the European Destination of Excellence Award.

Take a guided tour of the ancient island or opt for the Great Island Experience which includes an audio tour and extra time to explore. Believed to be the burial place of St Senan, view the monastic ruins of St Senan's monastery and learn about the history of the Scattery Island Pilots. See six churches, a lighthouse, an ancient round tower, and an artillery battery while making time for a spot of birdwatching. Bring the kids on the shorter walk designed for children and let them play with the colouring map provided.

Spend some time relaxing in this tranquil place, a visit to Scattery Island is truly good for the soul.

Why we like it
  • Take a guided tour of the island.
  • See the monastic ruins of St Senan's monastery.
  • Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of Scattery Island.
  • Make time for some birdwatching.
Contact details
Kilrush Marina, Merchants Quay, Cappagh, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Free things to doScattery Island Centre

The Scattery Island Centre interprets the monastic site on Scattery Island which is 2.5km off the shores of Kilrush, County Clare. The monastery, consisting of a round tower and several churches, was founded by St. Senan in the early part of the 6th century.

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