Are you hoping for a relaxing break? Or a fun-filled holiday with friends and family? Either way, you will find there is no shortage of things to see and do during your stay in North Clare. Below is just a selection of the many activities awaiting you.
Please note opening times and availability vary throughout the year, to avoid disappointment, we advise you contact where you plan to visit in advance.
The Burren Smokehouse, Lisdoonvarna
The Burren Smokehouse Visitor Centre and Gourmet Shopwas established in 1995, to showcase their fine products as well as other local gourmet products and crafts.
The Spa Wells Health Centre, Lisdoonvarna
The only working Spa in Ireland is located right here in Lisdoonvarna. The Spa Wells Centre offers sulphur baths and therapeutic treatments. The illuminated sulphur well may be viewed in the Victorian Pump House, where glasses of sulphur water are dispensed, as in olden times. Mid-day music and dancing during September. Tea rooms and coffee shop open July to Sept.
The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience, Liscannor
The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's top Visitor attractions. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O'Brien's Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs. From the Cliffs one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains in Connemara and Loop Head to the South.
Opened in 2007 the grass roofed Visitor Centre is set into the hillside. The centre is a unique cave like structure which minimises the visual impact on this fabulous scenic location and uses a range of energy saving and eco-friendly features including geo-thermal, solar energy and water recycling.
O' Brien's Tower - March to October 29th (weather permitting) from 9.30am to 6.00pm
Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre - Open all year 9.30am to 7.00pm. June to August 29th from 9.00am to 8.00pm.
The Burren Centre, Kilfenora
Discover how the Burren was formed and learn more about the dolmens and burial chambers built by the people who lived in this region thousands of year ago.
Aillwee Cave , Ballyvaughan
With its stalactites, stalagmites, relics of bears, and a waterfall, Aillwee Cave has become one of Ireland’s leading attractions. An essential part of any tour to the Burren. Open daily, mid-March to early November, from 10.00am to 5.30pm.