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Ranked #1 of 89 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 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #3 of 89 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 89 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 #5 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #6 of 89 attractions in County Clare
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Ranked #7 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #8 of 89 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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Lahinch Beach (Lahinch)
Ranked #9 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Doolin Cave (Doolin)
Ranked #10 of 89 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.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 #11 of 89 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 #12 of 89 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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Ranked #13 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Bunratty Folk Park, recreates rural and urban life in 19th century Victorian Ireland.
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Dromoland Castle (Newmarket-on-Fergus)
Ranked #14 of 89 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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Ranked #15 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic Drives
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Ranked #16 of 89 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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Ranked #17 of 89 attractions in County Clare
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 #18 of 89 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. Situated on "The Wild Atlantic Way, the most scenic costal drive in Ireland. « less
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Ranked #19 of 89 attractions in County Clare
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Ranked #20 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Historic Sites
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Caher Bridge Garden (Ballyvaughan)
Ranked #21 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Gardens
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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Go Gaelic (Ennis)
Ranked #22 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: Want to get a real taste of Irish culture? Well, here’s an opportunity to discover Ireland’s unique sporting pursuits of... more » Owner description: Want to get a real taste of Irish culture? Well, here’s an opportunity to discover Ireland’s unique sporting pursuits of hurling and gaelic football for yourself. Go Gaelic offers individuals/groups the opportunity to experience Gaelic Games, Ireland’s unique sporting pursuits of Hurling and Gaelic football on a fun level, with both active, and passive packages available to discover true Irish culture and ancient heritage. The active package includes an audio/visual presentation on the culture, heritage and rules/objectives of hurling and gaelic football before going out on to the playing field to sample the games for yourself in a fun capacity. Go Gaelic also gives participants the option to go to a live game and get a sample of one of the world's most spectacular sporting pursuits.Bespoke packages can be arranged to suit your needs while the Go Gaelic mobile unit can travel to you so don't pass up this unique opportunity to interact with Irish people immersed in their passion and go native for a day. « less
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Ranked #23 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #24 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
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Ranked #25 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Castles; History Museums
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Ranked #26 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Specialty Museums
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Fanore Beach (Fanore)
Ranked #27 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #28 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Ferries/ Boats
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Ranked #29 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Golf Courses
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Quin Abbey (Quin)
Ranked #30 of 89 attractions in County Clare
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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