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The Burren National Park

Clare Heritage Centre, Corofin, Ireland
+353 65 682 7693
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The Burren National Park is a place of great natural beauty. There are various marked trails in the Park that take you through many fascinating and beautiful habitats, such as calcareous grasslands, woodlands and limestone pavement. Entry is free, and a free bus service is available from May-August. Free guided walks may also be arranged during the summer - contact Information Point for details.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always rent a car a drive thru Ireland. The Burren is one of my favorite car trips. You can stop and photograph, walk around without feeling pushed by tour buses. Plus, you might luck up and find an unexpected ruin as we did today...it...More

Thank DebbeC04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the Burren as part of a guided tour through Ireland. Although we did stop for a little bit for pictures, we didn't spend much time here so I can't recommend whether or not there's lots to do. But the landscape is very unique,...More

Thank ZJC10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just pull over when you just cannot stand to drive by another minute! This is a must see and do! Get out of your car and just walk, carefully, over the grey limestone rocks, flatter in some areas than others. The view of the Wild...More

Thank AimeeLeigh1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took part in the last nature trail of the season and it was a brilliant way to pass an afternoon. It was about two and a half hours of gentle walking although we had to be careful when going through the wooded areas and...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This time in the Burren National Park we concentrated on Turloughs (a seasonal lake which all but disappears in high Summer). We visited a number of Turloughs near Cloone. While it was an inclement day, with the right wet gear we bet the weather and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pick a clear day, keep your eyes on where your feet are, the trails are well marked and keep your nose on alert as you will smell the wild goats before you see them!

Thank Loo99car
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are many hiking trails you can follow, rent a car and drive around. There are some nice little lakes with very clear water.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

While on a coast to coast to coast bus tour of Ireland we passed through The Burren. It's 250 square kilometers of basically rocky terrain, dotted patches of flowers and plants, small farms with iconic stone walls and sheep in field, footpaths and hiking trails,...More

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is Ireland at it's best. The wild Burren landscape is a thing of beauty (as long as the sun is shining). The limestone pavements and hills are great to explore on foor or in the car. There are plenty of isolated spots to pause...More

Thank JonG371
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Unfortunately we spent too much time looking for, and then following, the trail loops. The Visitor Center in Kilfenora has nice exhibits, but is little help when it comes to the trails. We finally found the small parking lot near Carran, but the trails are...More

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Mary H
14 March 2017|
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Response from Ellen F | Reviewed this property |
Allow several hours. It is a wide expanse including ancient artifacts (poulebrone portal tomb and also ringed forts at Caherconnel) and the road twists and turns through ancient rock. It is actually a UNESCO Geopark. There... More
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Tina W
23 February 2017|
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Response from MzRs | Reviewed this property |
There are no fees. A lot of what we did in the Burren was driving around and jumping out to walk around in interesting looking spots.
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