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Activities in Doolin

  • Pot-Holing: The Burren is noted for its many chartered caves for experienced and well equipt pot-holers. For example, Poll na Gollum near Ballyvaughan, has nearly 12 km of charted passageways available to the experienced caver.
  • Visit the Aran Islands: The Aran Islands are one of the last outposts of Gaelic civilisation where Irish is still the spoken language are 30 minutes by Ferry from Doolin. by boat from Doolin
  • Shopping in Ennis: 45 mins from Doolin
  • Visit the Cliffs of Moher: a 5 mins. drive
  • Learn about your ancestors: in Corofin (Clare Heritage Centre), 30 mins from Doolin
  • Watch the Birds: around the Cliffs of Moher, 5 mins - or on lakes in the Burren, in Seafield, Quilty (20 mins.) or on Loop Head Peninsula (45 mins.)
  • Climbing or abseiling in the Burren
  • Surfing in Lahinch!
  • Sea kayaking guided tours along the spectacular coastline of the Burren and County Clare here...
Walking in the Burren

What to do in and around Doolin

Walking

The only way to really experience the Burren is by foot! The green roads are the old Burren cattle tracks and are perfect to explore this landscape on short and long walks. The Burren Way never fails to captivate its visitors. The jagged terrain of this uniquely beautiful part of Ireland and the majestic Cliffs of Moher (views to the Aran Islands) are two of the delights of this wonderful ramble amongst hills and turloughs between the Burren National Park, Ballyvaughan and Lahinch. Guided Burren walks are available in the area.

Lahinch Beach

Cycling

Burren way mountainbike tours offer exciting guided Mountain Bike tours throughout the Burren and County Clare's spectacular region exploring the history, the culture and the landscape, one trail at a time!

Swimming & Surfing

The beach in Lahinch (20 min. away) is famous for the excellent surfing conditions. It is also a great beach for swimming, as is the beach in Fanore, 25 min. along the coast to the North. Seaworld Swimming Pool & Aquarium in Lahinch is the ideal getaway for the whole family on a rainy day.

Golfing

Clare has 11 golf courses ranging from world - renowned seaside links to parkland courses, providing a variety of challenges to any handicap. Most are playable all year round. The 18-hole championship course at Lahinch has the "Klondyke" and the "Dell" holes, numbered among the most famous in golf. Other 18-hole courses in the region include, Gort, Dromoland, Bodyke, Ennis, Woodstock, Shannon, Kilkee, Kilrush, Doonbeg, Galway Bay and Connemara Golf Club in Oughterard. Spanish Point has a 9 hole course, as does Portumna. The following are par-three golf courses: Rosshill Golf Course at Roscam, Ennis, Kilrush, Liscannor, Sixmilebridge, Lisdoonvarna and Lahinch.

Pub Session

Angling

Sea Angling Boats can be chartered in Liscannor, 10 mins. to the south. Doolin is a good spot for shore angling, mainly for for pollock, bass and mackerel.

Traditional Music

Doolin, world renowned for traditional music, offers a festival not to be missed: the Micho Russell Memorial Festival takes place in February each year. The Pubs in Doolin are famous worldwide for the traditional music sessions, and Set dancers go to Kilfenora, home of the Kilfenora Ceili Band!

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