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Top things to do in County Clare

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Ranked #1 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Trails; Lookouts

Soaring over 700 feet above a wild 5-mile stretch of County Clare between Liscannor and north of Doolin where the Irish coastline meets the Atlantic, the Cliffs of Moher are one... more »

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Ranked #2 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: DYNAMIC FLYING DISPLAYS where the visitor can interact and get up close and personal to the birds as they fly overhead and... more » Owner description: DYNAMIC FLYING DISPLAYS where the visitor can interact and get up close and personal to the birds as they fly overhead and through the audience. A HOME to Eagles, Falcons, Hawks, and Owls from all over the world.EDUCATION into the amazing world of Raptors, their biology, conservation and the ancient art of Falconry.HAWK WALKS which are a once in a life time opportunity to interact with some of nature's top predators. Guided and instructed by experienced Falconers, this hour long 'Walk with a Hawk' through hazel woodland and across Burren limestone pavement is tailor made for anybody seeking a totally unique experience. « less
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Ranked #3 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Hiking Trails
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Lahinch Beach (Lahinch)
Ranked #4 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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imecofarm (Ennis)
Ranked #5 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Family Fun Visitor Farm: Children Pony Rides, Fun forest dune buggy ride for kids, Play areas, indoor & outdoor. Farm, forest... more » Owner description: Family Fun Visitor Farm: Children Pony Rides, Fun forest dune buggy ride for kids, Play areas, indoor & outdoor. Farm, forest and river trails. Educational Displays and short courses on Crafts and Renewable energy. Ideal for tours, a family day out and birthday parties. Bring a picnic too!Tea/coffee. « less
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Doolin Cave (Doolin)
Ranked #6 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
Owner description: A Stunning Underworld Experience, the Great Stalactite at Doolin Cave is one of Europe's most compelling cave attractions. It... more » Owner description: A Stunning Underworld Experience, the Great Stalactite at Doolin Cave is one of Europe's most compelling cave attractions. It is a truly unique and breathtaking experience:- the largest stalactite in the Norhern Hemisphere. Doolin Cave has opened a new Farmland Nature Trail, which is FREE for its visitors.We have unusual breeds of chickens, sheep, cattle and alovely pygmy goat called Minnie, with her little kid called Vincent Van Goat or Vinnie for short.We have also planted lots of native trees and shrubs and wildflower meadows. Our cafe serves lovely fresh salads, soups, breads and homemade cakes We are very proud to announce that we have recently been awarded a Gold Award from Ecotourism Ireland. Hurray! « less
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Ranked #7 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Bare limestone plateau characterized by carboniferous limestone abounding in corals, mollusks and other fossils that lived in... more » Owner description: Bare limestone plateau characterized by carboniferous limestone abounding in corals, mollusks and other fossils that lived in the shallow seas over 300 million years ago. « less
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Dromoland Castle (Newmarket-on-Fergus)
Ranked #8 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Castles; Golf Courses
Owner description: Transformed into a luxury hotel in 1962, this castle is a magnificent Renaissance structure built in the 16th century and... more » Owner description: Transformed into a luxury hotel in 1962, this castle is a magnificent Renaissance structure built in the 16th century and once served as the royal seat of the O?Brien clan. « less
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Ranked #9 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Castles; Landmarks
Bunratty Folk Park, recreates rural and urban life in 19th century Victorian Ireland.
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Ranked #10 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, Liscannor, Co. Clare is the ideal family fun venue. From feeding the wide variety of... more » Owner description: Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, Liscannor, Co. Clare is the ideal family fun venue. From feeding the wide variety of animals, which include Ozzie the ostrich, Leroy the llama and Podge and Rodge the pot bellied pigs to wizzing around on the indoor or outdoor go karts. This is a farm which guarantees fun whatever the weather with an extensive outdoor play area, including a mini-golf course and indoor bouncing castle and ball pool. Moher Hill Open Farm is a visit which must not be missed. « less
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Ranked #11 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geoapark lies on the west coast of Ireland. In the stunning surrounds of this... more » Owner description: The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geoapark lies on the west coast of Ireland. In the stunning surrounds of this UNESCO-recognized Geopark you will find the longest cave system in Ireland, the largest stalactite in Europe, the Burren National Park, the Carron Nature Reserve, and a host of wild flora and fauna. It's a destination brimming with activities, attractions, culture and excellent food. « less
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Ranked #12 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic Drives
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Ranked #13 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
ShannonFerry (Kilrush)
Ranked #14 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
Owner description: From early morning as the mist descends the Shannon Estuary to the Wild Atlantic Sea, to the setting of the sun in the late... more » Owner description: From early morning as the mist descends the Shannon Estuary to the Wild Atlantic Sea, to the setting of the sun in the late of the evening, ShannonFerry will take you and your vehicle on this memorable 20 minute journey across the estuary linking the iconic tourist destinations of the Banner County of Clare to the Kingdom of Kerry. This is a lovely experience for visitors who would like a short break in their journey to relax as they sail across the majestic Shannon Estuary. And if you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the dolphins, which in the summer, can sometimes swim so near the ferry, as if just to entertain you. As the only vehicle ferry trip on the main spine of the Wild Atlantic Way, this invigorating journey allows you experience the rugged nature of land and sea as you breath in the fresh salty sea air that encapsulates Irelands Wild Atlantic Way. « less
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Ranked #15 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: ; National Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: The Burren National Park is a place of great natural beauty. There are various marked trails in the Park that take you... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #17 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Contemporary garden of designer Matt O’ Connell with hidden sections or mini gardens, some of which are traditional. The... more » Owner description: Contemporary garden of designer Matt O’ Connell with hidden sections or mini gardens, some of which are traditional. The garden surrounds an award winning house which was built in 1995 when the garden started. The variety of over 250 plants for sale in the nursery are propagated from plants in the garden so mature versions can be seen. All plants have been propagated outdoors and are totally hardy. Changes are being made to the garden all the time and due to the demand for shade loving plants a new shade section is in development to devote to these plants. Free admission. Donations to Doolin Rescue Service welcome. « less
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Ranked #18 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Burren Hills Walk (Ballyvaughan)
Ranked #19 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Tours
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The Farmyard (Corofin)
Ranked #20 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Caher Bridge Garden (Ballyvaughan)
Ranked #22 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: A one acre, award winning plantsman's garden situated in the beautiful Caher Valley in the heart of the Burren. The garden... more » Owner description: A one acre, award winning plantsman's garden situated in the beautiful Caher Valley in the heart of the Burren. The garden was begun in 1999 and has been specifically designed to 'blend' into, and incorporate it's surrounding landscape. Many 'native' plants are used, along with an extensive collection of garden plants. There are several noteable collections including Brunnera, Galanthus, Ferns, Hostas, Primula,Arisaema,and crocosmia. The garden includes a section of the Caher river, ponds and water features. There are interesting design elements, and a wealth of creative stonework including a 'Moon Window' built from local stone. It has been featured in many magazines, newspapers and is included in the book "The top 100 Gardens of Ireland" The garden is open from March to November, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please ring for details. All visits are by guided tour. Photography is allowed. Unfortunately the garden is NOT suitable for children under 16 years. « less
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Ranked #23 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
Owner description: Doolin2Aran Ferries is owned by the Garrihy's family and is the largest ferry company operating between Doolin and the Aran... more » Owner description: Doolin2Aran Ferries is owned by the Garrihy's family and is the largest ferry company operating between Doolin and the Aran Islands. It is the original Cliffs Of Moher cruise company. It operates a fleet of 4 ships with a capacity for 332 passengers and sails from March to November. For the best prices book online. We hope to welcome you on board soon! « less
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Ranked #24 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Castles; History Museums
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Ranked #26 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #27 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Fanore Beach (Fanore)
Ranked #28 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #29 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Horse-riding, Trekking, Trail-riding, Lessons, Indoor Arena, All-Weather Gallop, Suitable for Children and Adults, Quiet and... more » Owner description: Horse-riding, Trekking, Trail-riding, Lessons, Indoor Arena, All-Weather Gallop, Suitable for Children and Adults, Quiet and Quality horses and ponies.15 Mins Drive from Shannon International Airport.30 Mins from The Cliffs of Moher and The Burren.Beautiful historic 13th Century Cistercian Abbey in local village - I mile away « less
Quin Abbey (Quin)
Ranked #30 of 80 attractions in County Clare
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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