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Scattery Island

Inis Cathaigh, Scattery Island, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Scattery Island

Escape by boat from Kilrush Marina to the tranquility of Scattery Island on the River Shannon Estuary, to explore a historic site with five churches, a cathedral, a round tower, and some old cottages. Start the visit with a guided walking tour of the site, where you can learn all about the rich history of the area. Take some time to soak up the peace and quiet, perhaps with a walk to the old military battery which dates from Napoleonic times and to the lighthouse at the end of the island, or enjoy a picnic and a swim from the beach. The island is uninhabited and visit tickets include the return boat crossing and a guided tour.