The rugged scenery, clear waters, expansive mountain ranges and winds sweeping in off the Atlantic make the West of Ireland perfect for lovers of the outdoors and adventure of all kinds and a touch of adrenaline is the perfect accompaniment to the breathtaking views. One of the best ways to appreciate the incredible scenery is to get out there and be a part of it. Whether you are a fair weather adventurer just hoping for a little fresh air, or a dedicated adrenaline junkie in search of your next thrill, you’ll have a choice of outdoor activities on your doorstep. There's also lots of activities for kids too. See our top 5 attractions for kids in Galway here. Below is a list of the most popular activity options for you when visiting Galway and it's neighbouring counties.