Dunmore Head ... Star Wars Last JediJune 26, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ☀️ 63 °F
Of all our stops along the West End Peninsula Drive, the one that enchanted us the most was Dunmore Head. Not because parts of the “Star Wars Last Jedi” movie were filmed here. In fact, we’ve yet to see any of the Star Wars movies. Rather, we loved this stop because the scenery was so spectacular.
Hiking to Dunmore Head was not part of our plans originally, but since we were doing well time-wise, it made sense to do so. But first, we had to make our way up from Coumeenoole Beach to get to the trailhead.
The trail to the headland runs through private lands accessed by climbing over a stone fence. It was a fairly steep uphill path all the way to the tip ... very much worth it.Read more