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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Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017

A Big Congratulations to the Burren Ecotourism Network members that have been shortlisted for the Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017.   Burren & Cliffs of Moher Global Geopark and Doolin Cave shortlisted for Best …

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Flaggy Shore Geosite 5 Jan News
Stone, water and Ice: the Burren – a landscape shaped by time.

This course is an introduction to the geology of the Burren aimed at anyone with an interest in the Burren and a curious mind. It will run for 5 Thursday evenings …

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Wild Kitchen Book – By Oonagh O’Dwyer

A Wild Food Walk is a delight, an engagement with nature, but it is also a journey into a secret world where and you will learn about the exceptional nutritional …

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Cathleen Connole recieving a raffel prize with Martin Waldron and Tina O'Dwyer of the Burren Ecotourism Network 2 Nov News
The 5th Annual Burren Food Fayre

Part of the Burren Winterage Festival, the food event celebrates the farming heritage of the region. Organised by the Burren Ecotourism Network and supported by The Burren and Cliffs of …

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