Explore the stories of Burren food through each of the themed trails

Burren Food Trail

The fertile valleys of the Burren have long been known for their quality food and produce, particularly for the production of beef and lamb thanks to a unique and ancient system of farming. in recent years, this food tradition has expended through the emergence of many award-winning chef-led restaurants and high quality artisan food producers, as well as an increase in practicing market gardeners and growers.

We invite you to join us and get involved in our Burren Food story. we are passionate about our food, growing and producing it for you to enjoy. Our themed trails and Burren Food Trail Taste The Burren Events uncover the path your food takes from field to plate. Come along and meet the producers, dine in award-winning restaurants and learn about the fertile valleys of the Burren Geopark.

The Market Garden Trail Click Here

The Burren valleys are home to many market gardens, farms and beekeepers. Come and discover the secrets of the gardeners, take a Cookery Master Class, pick some fruit, visit the Farmers Market where you can chat with the growers and enjoy the best of locally produced seasonal food.

Farm To Fork TrailClick Here

Farming in the Burren has traditionally focused on animal rearing with cattle, sheep and goats grazing on the rich herb grasses of the ‘Fertile Rock’. Our specialty producers and restaurants showcase the rich flavour of the local produce.

Taste of The Ocean TrailClick Here

The Burren is a coastal region with so much fresh local seafood on offer. Discover the taste of the ocean with foraging walks, cooking demonstrations, tastings and a little indulgence.

Nature Child TrailClick Here

Satisfy your families hunger for nature on this fun-filled family trail. Meet animals, eat ice cream on the beach, ride the zip wire, connect with the landscape and each other while enjoying tasty local produce with hidden vegetables!!!

Burren Cheese TrailClick Here

Producing farmhouse cheese is a craft that has been honed on Irish family farms since the 1970’s. Take the Cheese Trail and visit a family run farm, watch cheese being made using traditional methods and visit a local market.

 

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