Trails

Trails

The Burren, a remarkable place where geology, ecology, archaeology, agriculture, history, food and traditional Irish music are deeply rooted in the landscape and culture of the region. It is a landscape of hills, valleys, plateaus, cliffs, beaches, turloughs, lakes, streams, depressions, and caves – all of which provide us with a truly remarkable window into the geological history of North Clare and the West of Ireland.

The Burren is one of the largest and most accessible Karst regions in the world. It is the only place on the planet that Arctic, Mediterranean and Alpine plants grow side-by-side. It also has geological and historical wonders and a rich community of people full of passion and pride for this wonderful place.

The Burren Eco Tourism Network has developed some recommended trails and itineraries. Taste the Burren food, learn its heritage and discover new activities and adventures with Burren Eco Tourism members on recomended trails.
Enjoy The Burren!

 

 

 

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The Burren Food Fayre “Taste without Waste”

28th October 2018 The Pavaillion, Lisdoonvarna, Co.Clare October Bank Holiday Weekend will see the 7th Annual Year of the Burren Food Fayre. The theme for 2018 is #TasteWithoutWaste and it will bring …

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Irish hospitality at its best – Connecting the past and the present

In June 2018, seventeen members of the Lally and Masse clan from the United States stepped into the Roadside Tavern for refreshments. Now, Ireland is well known for its warm hospitality and …

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Aillwee bear was living alongside first Irish settlers

1. In 1976, hundreds of animal bones were discovered in Aillwee Cave when it was first developed as a tourist site. Botanist Brian Ottway of University College Galway collected these …

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Benefits of Meditating in the Magnificent Burren Outdoors

Benefits of Meditating in the Magnificent Burren Outdoors The Dalai Lama once said: “If every 8-year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within …

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