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Things to do in County Clare

 

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Mountain View Horse Riding Centre (Lisdoonvarna)
Ranked #1 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Located just outside Doolin village, traditional music capital of Ireland. Enjoy fantastic views of the magestic Cliffs of... more » Owner description: Located just outside Doolin village, traditional music capital of Ireland. Enjoy fantastic views of the magestic Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, Burren and Galway Bay on horseback. Caters for everyone from beginner to advanced rider and boasts some of the best scenery in Ireland. « less
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Ranked #2 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Geologic Formations; Lookouts; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Trails

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 #4 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #5 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #6 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Amusement/ Theme Parks
Bunratty Folk Park, recreates rural and urban life in 19th century Victorian Ireland.
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Doolin Cave (Doolin)
Ranked #7 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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.NEW FOR 2013 Doolin cave are hosting a show for the Gathering, 'A Sense of Ireland in Song and Story'. See our website for updates.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 #8 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Golf Courses

Would put this course right at the top of any trip to the West coast of Ireland. An absolute must play! Great work by Hawtree to re-establish McKenzie's original design.  This... more »

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Ranked #9 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Geologic Formations
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 #10 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Golf Courses; Castles
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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Lahinch Beach (Lahinch)
Ranked #11 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Quin Abbey (Quin)
Ranked #12 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #13 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #14 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Golf Courses
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Fanore Beach (Fanore)
Ranked #15 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Beaches
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Ennis Friary (Ennis)
Ranked #16 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #17 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Gardens
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 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic Drives
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Ranked #19 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Doolin Pitch and Putt is an 18 hole links course established in 1985 and regarded as one of the premier courses in the... more » Owner description: Doolin Pitch and Putt is an 18 hole links course established in 1985 and regarded as one of the premier courses in the country.Green fees accepted and club hire available. Open all year. « less
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Ranked #20 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Ferries/ Boats

Aran Islands Fast Ferries no longer operate from Doolin. They have not operated since 2005. Up to date ferry information is available from Aran Islands Information in Doolin.   more »

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Ranked #21 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Water sports; Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: Learn to surf in the lovely seaside town of Lahinch. Surf camps and surf rentals are available. great value surf hire and... more » Owner description: Learn to surf in the lovely seaside town of Lahinch. Surf camps and surf rentals are available. great value surf hire and surf classes. the ultimate surfing experience! « less
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Ranked #22 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #23 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Airsoft is a military simulation sport in which players participate in mock combat with military-style mock weapons and... more » Owner description: Airsoft is a military simulation sport in which players participate in mock combat with military-style mock weapons and tactics.Airsoft refers to a class of replica air powered guns that originated from Japan (although the origins go back to the US in the 70s). It is one of the fastest growing sports in Europe. Armed with an exact replica machine gun you will divide into teams and spend the next few hours taking great pleasure in securing your objectives and winning the game! Playing in the trenches and in buildings, you will get gun hire, 2500 bullets, facemask and instructors that will help you with tactics.Instructors organise some unique games you will never forget. We make sure you have a great day! « less
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Ranked #24 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #25 of 86 attractions in County Clare
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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Craggaunowen (Sixmilebridge)
Ranked #26 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Parks; Educational Sites
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Ranked #27 of 86 attractions in County Clare
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Ranked #28 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Lighthouses
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Ranked #29 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #30 of 86 attractions in County Clare
Category: Religious Sites
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