Set on a 50 acre organic farm, Burren Nature Sanctuary is a nature lovers paradise and a wonderful introduction to the magical Burren landscape, flora and fauna.

The mile-long nature trail meanders through Burren habitats of karst limestone, ancient hazel and ash woodland and the organic wild flower meadow, home to majority of Ireland’s butterflies.


Stroll through the hedgerows of native Irish trees lining he ancient green road (boreen) in the footsteps of our ancestors who once led their their animals to the rare tidal disappearing lake (turlough).


Visit the Botany Bubble which houses the National Collection of Burren flora where seasonal Alpine, Mediterranean, Arctic and tropical plants grow alongside native Irish wildflowers.


Meet Cookie the donkey and Frisky the feral Burren mountain goat.


Relax in the Sanctuary Café and Waterfall Tea Garden enjoy fresh, local, seasonal food, good coffee, healthy children’s menu: no fizz, no fry, hidden vegetables!


Opening Hours:

January – Closed
February to May – open 10am to 6pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
June, July, August – open daily 10am to 6pm


About our food
Our food is lovingly prepared by our fabulous cook who has put her heart and soul into every delicious mouthful. It is sourced carefully from local producers if possible. Salads and seasonable vegetables are grown on our IOFGA certified organic farm. Our eggs are produced a couple of miles away at Poultaggle Organic Farm. We have a ‘no fryer, no fizzy pop’ policy and aim to provide delicious, healthy, happy, fresh food. See our website for the full menu.

Location & Transport Options
Burren Nature Sanctuary
Cloonasee Kinvara
+353 91637444 +353 87 4129701

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