The Copper Coast Scenic Drive goes through six villages and winds its way along the coast, revealing secret beaches and hidden coves. So pack a picnic and bring you swim gear and explore one of Ireland's hidden secrets. The Copper Coast Scenic drive also takes in the Copper Coast Geopark, Irelands only UNESCO Geopark.
The Copper Coast Geopark comprises 90 square Kilometres and is loved for its unspoilt and rugged coastline with hidden coves and caves, golden beaches and pretty villages. The Geopark is a remarkable area where geology,ecology,archaeology, agriculture and mining heritage from the copper mining industry of the 19th century all contribute to the culture and uniqueness of the region.There are guided tours exploring the history and heritage of the area.