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What To Do In The Burren
A question our guest often ask is What to do in the Burren and so we thought we would use this page to inform you on the many wonderful things you can do in the Burren on a day tour. The Burren is a wonderful place full of great places to visit and sights to see. Dunguaire Castle, sheepdog demonstrations, Ancient tombs and ruins. Not to mention food and drink that can be found in a variety of great pubs and restaurants on the way to the Cliffs of Moher!
Fun Things to Do in The Burren
Wondering what to do in the Burren when we bring you there? Well wonder no further. We have put together a little list of all the fun things to do in the burren when you get there! From Dun Guaire Castle to the Megalithic Portal Tomb that is Poulnabrone we have a whole host of fun things to do in the Burren
Dunguaire Castle the most photographed defensive towerhouse/castle in Ireland located on the shores of Galway Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. It has 4 floors, The name comes from the King of Connacht Dun of King Guaire…
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Sheep Dog Demonstrations
If you’ve every wanted to see a sheep dog demonstration then Caherconnell is the place to go. The home of the Burren leading sheepdog demonstrations John Davoren will give you a demonstration of the combines skills of the Border Collie and his master!
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Poulnabrone Portal Tomb is the oldest dated megalithic monument in Ireland. Many people have found this visit to Poulnabrone to be a highlight of the trip. Even if you’re not a big fan of archeology and history this will be a great site to visit as it offers spectacular views.
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Aillwee Caves Tour
An Aillwee Caves Tour is something we might suggest to the more adventurous customer of ours. Anyone with a hint of interest in caves will simply love the Aillwee Caves which also includes a Birds of Prey Center and Cheesemaking Farm Shop!
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A Visit to Lisdoonvarna
One of my our favourite stops is the small village of Lisdoonvarna, its a spa town and the gateway to the Burren, and a short distance on my way to the Cliffs Of Moher day tour. It has become the central meeting place for many people for well over a hundred years.
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A must stop any tour of the Burren or on the way to or from the Cliffs of Moher this is the quintessential Irish village which normally consist of a pub, a church and a shop – this little village has so much Irish character you’ll be blown away by it
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Hazel Mountain Chocolate Factory
A real genuine treat found in the foothills of the Burren – Hazel Mountain Chocolates is a quirky cafe that boasts gluten free cakes and pastries and is situated in a 1950s style cottage which is the front for a state-of-the-art bean-to-bar stone-ground chocolate factory and is a must stop for any self respecting chocolate lover on a tour of the Burren or visiting the Cliffs of Moher!
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Caherconnell Stone Fort
The stonefort at Caherconnell is one of the many ring forts to be found in Ireland. The Caher (Stone Fort ) is one of the finest examples to be found in Ireland and is almost a perfect circular shape about forty metres in diameter, which is twice the diameter of the average fort.
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The Roadside Tavern
This is a great stop if you are doing an evening tour of the Burren. You will hopefully meet Peter Curtin who is the owner and head brewer and get to sample some of his beer@ What a treat to find a craft brewer in the land of Guinness!
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