Place to visit on Inishmore
Aran Bike Hire:
Renting a bike and cycling to Dun Aonghasa is one of the most popular cycles in Ireland. A gentle ride takes around 40 minutes in some of the best scenery in the world.
Joe Watty’s Pub:
Inis Mór Tourist Office:
You can contact the Inishmore Tourist office<br />at +353 (0)99 61263
One of the most famous attractions on the island is the well preserved stone fort of Dun Aonghasa which is a semicircular shape and is at the edge of a cliff-side offering excellent defence to its ancient armies.
Poll na bPeist. The Wormhole:
A natural rock formation and site of the 4th stop in the 2012 Red Bull cliff diving world series on August 4th. MORE
Located on the southern cliffs of Inis Mor this is thought to be the oldest of the forts on Aran.
The smallest fort on the island but it is excellently preserved and includes an inner citadel and outer defensive wall of stronger construction than any of the other forts.
Named in English as Arkin’s Castle, it was built in 1587. It was later occupied by Oliver Cromwell’s troops who plundered several monuments from around the island in order to repair it.
Ruins of an ancient church which is one of the smallest in the world measuring just 10.75ft x 7ft.
Teampall Mhic Dhuach:
Small pre- Romanesque church with an early cross, a holy well and the remains of an enclosing castle.
Clochan na Carraige:
The only perfect clochan (ancient dwelling) on the Aran Islands. It is unusual in that it has an oval outline but a rectangular interior.