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Off the Grid

This loop takes you directly by where I was staying on - as the Irish say - "an unknown road." It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom M
Fantastic walk

This walk starts and ends at fanore beach and if you start at the beach you come into fanore... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
whittersDublin
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“fanore beach” (5 reviews)
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Caher Valley, Fanore, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This loop takes you directly by where I was staying on - as the Irish say - "an unknown road." It is ideal for hikers, bikers or even puttering in car. The views are spectacular. An you are off the grid. No GPS, no cell...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This walk starts and ends at fanore beach and if you start at the beach you come into fanore village near the end of the loop which is good for a pit stop at the shop, Vascos Deli or O'Donoghues pub. It took 3.5 hours...More

Thank whittersDublin
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Less than perfect day but a great walk regardless. 1000 feet up from the car park along the top of The Burren, where the sky cleared for a moment to give views out the the Aran Islands. On a clear day views would have been...More

Thank Tigers729
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The loop provides one with nature at its best, the views incredible, the mythical surroundings a constant and the walk a slight challenge. Welcome to the Burren!

Thank steve c
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our host Susan Daly recommended two walks and both were winners. We started with the Caher Valley Circular Walk from the beach car park at Fanore, a small seaside village on the north west coast of Co Clare, 14 km north of Doolin. This was...More

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great, quite easy and short loop, perfect for a half-day hike. The loop is a bit steep at the start, but quickly comes to a flat ground and then downwards to Fanore cross. The views from the Burren rocks, to the gentle...More

Thank HeimlichVigilantes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The loop is 14.5kms from the Fanore Beach car park. We'll sign posted the views are great. Recommend walking clockwise so the best views are saved for the last 4-5kms as you descend down the hill looking across to the Aran Islands, Fanore Beach and...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I can't resist going back time and time again. The views are truly stunning. A beautiful walk any day of the week

Thank Trishy19876
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Whether you're there in sunshine or fog (like I was) this beautiful, rolling hike gives you a wonderful introduction to the pastoral atmosphere of Western Ireland. Just shy of 15km, it was somewhat tough going uphill in the mud and slick mist, so allow yourself...More

Thank M1chaelaD
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We knew that we did not have time for the full loop, so we decided to just walk the initial part up the valley from Fanore … even this section was impressive. When we turned around and headed back down, there were even more stunning...More

2  Thank Chris F
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