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Heart of Burren Walks

The Burren Centre, Kilfenora, Ireland
+353 87 292 5487
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Start The Burren with Tony

Tony Kirby guides everyone through a thoroughly interesting overview of the botany, archeology, and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jim G
via mobile
Highly recommend "taking the time" to do this walk

Tony was excellent and the group was a nice size. The 2.5 hours just flew. Armed with Tony-supplied... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
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The Burren Centre, Kilfenora, Ireland
+353 87 292 5487
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tony Kirby guides everyone through a thoroughly interesting overview of the botany, archeology, and history of The Burren. He's knowledge, passionate, and engaging. His poetry recitations will linger with you after the tour.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tony was excellent and the group was a nice size. The 2.5 hours just flew. Armed with Tony-supplied local hazel sticks (handy) we walked and were informed about lots of local flora and fauna. Tony was a great guide, answered questions and was super informative...More

Thank Ilovehotels2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tony Kirby is quite unique - charming, knowledgeable and a master story teller - he quickly assesses his group's needs and delivers to perfection. This was easily the best 2.5 hours I have spent on anything this year, and I would encourage all reading this...More

Thank jjk24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the very start of the tour, you know that you are going to experience something special. Not only are you taken into the magic of this unique part of the world, but you learn to appreciate just how fragile and complex our environment is....More

Thank sangcailloux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I and four other tourists went on a Burren walk that Tony led yesterday. It was superb. His knowledge of geology, botany and history were only surpassed by his communication abilities. Adding his sincerity, vulnerability, warm sense of humour, and the very...More

Thank _cressmananderson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a longish half day with Tony Kirby. He created a custom itinerary for us and was sensitive to our pace. He seems super well informed and provided a warm and intelligent commentary as he took us around.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No visit to the Burren is complete without a guided walk with Tony. I visit the beautiful County Clare every year and could not return without joining Tony on one of his walks. Come rain or shine, old or young, the experience is not to...More

Thank Enid B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Tony delivers a very well-rehearsed, very informative walk, that I would rate as an easy to moderate walk on the physical skill level. His knowledge across different disciplines gave us a greater appreciation of the Burren environment and informed the rest of our trip there....More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A truly wonderful tour guide! Tony Kirby generously shares his deep knowledge of the geology, wildflowers and forests, culture and history of the unique Burren region. Tony's commentaries on this beautiful area move seamlessly from introducing rare plant communities, to explaining archeological sites to sharing...More

Thank AnnieStoneMountain
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful walk! Tony is an educator, conservationist, historian, and poet of the Burren. This is a must to one and all.

Thank dhomhnuillh
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Response from theburrenireland | Property representative |
Car parking is free of charge. Slán. Tony.