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The Burren

The Burren House Farm County Clare, Ireland, Ireland
+353 65 708 8030
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Bare limestone plateau characterized by carboniferous limestone abounding in corals, mollusks and other fossils that lived in the shallow seas over 300 million years ago.
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The Burren House Farm County Clare, Ireland, Ireland
+353 65 708 8030
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I was on a tour with my college (cork college of commerce) and when we were there we met a man called Tony Kirby whos is an absolute gem of a man he new the answers to every question we asked him, he also said...More

Thank Chelsie C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Burren was recommended by Shane at our B&B. He suggested visits to The Perfumery, Aliwee caves & Cheese shop and the Dolman. These we visited and enjoyed, me buying soap, tea, and cheese to take home. The Burren is totally different to the lush...More

Thank Catlady2boys
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were on a bus tour of the Burren and the Cliffs. Driving through the area, it is so different from the rest of the country with its green lush fields while the burren looks like a moonscape with its exposed limestone. It is a...More

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The Burren has so much to offer: walking, flora, fresh air, scenery, wildlife, lakes and the wonderful limestone landscape. There are many Loop walks to enjoy or your own self designed walk. Take your time and enjoy.

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 20 September 2017

When I planned our trip for 4 couples, I read about The Burren, but thought there were so many other things to see that we probably wouldn't go here. However, to my surprise, it was along the route you take from Dingle to Galway. I...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The Burren is the smallest national park in Ireland being only about 15 kmsq. It's dominated by karst landscape. It has very temperate climate with temperatures being between 6-15 degrees most of the year. Because of this Burren has a very long growing season with...More

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The Burren is an area but this is focused on the national park. It's really more of a cross-roads between a small narrow road and a tiny one. But the scenery is beautiful and stark. You actually have to work a bit to get off...More

Thank Getyourblankdownhere
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Drive through it going from the cliffs to Galway. Some on here found it boring rocks but I saw it as an intriguing landscape, very different to the rest of the country. Went via kilfenora (a Burren centre there to explain why it's different) then...More

Thank Paddy O
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This stark and rocky landscape is a must see for those who want to get a feel for the land in this part of the world. Well worth the drive and a couple of hours to walk around.

Thank MA-family-of-three
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Burren was listed as the top 10 Most Beautiful places to visit, but I disagree. It is barren and boring. We parked our car and walked a trail just because - the trail ended at a little cottage that offered tea and biscuits that...More

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Craig C
4 May 2017|
Response from DMJA21 | Reviewed this property |
Yes....google "bike rentals in the Irish Burren" for details
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Response from Crowley99 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Ballyvaughan Lodge - excellent see review. There are plenty of walks within the Burren National park which are signposted. If you park about a mile away from Father ted's house there are 4 well sign posted... More