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Burren Guided Walk

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    Stop At: The Burren House Farm County Clare, Ireland Ireland

    Your knowledgeable local guide will help you explore the wonderful and unique landscape of the Burren. You will get to understand the geology of the limestone karst and how man and farming, as well as nature, have shaped it. You will get to interpret the landscape and see some of the archaeology of over 5,000 years of human habitation. The Burren is famous for its wild flowers. Arctic, alpine and sub-tropical plants grow side by side! Your guide will identify the special flowers of the Burren, according to what is in season. The walk will be at a relaxed pace and will be 5.5 km (3 miles) long and is suitable for persons with a reasonable level of fitness.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Burren is one of the most interesting and beautiful landscapes in Ireland. Paul Dunne, local guide, is not only knowledgeable about the geology,flora, fauna and history of this special place but is a warm and friendly advocate for the meaning and value of this...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank EddieMary2019
    kinvara_walks, Owner at Kinvara Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you Eddie and Mary. I really enjoyed the walk too. I look forward to meeting you again!

    Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

    Paul is a very knowledgeable guide who loves the Burren flora and landscape. He was helpful at all times and kindly pre-arranged a taxi for us (we arrived in Kinvara by bus). We were able to ask lots of questions. Paul really knows how to...More

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    Reviewed June 9, 2019

    The Burren is a complex and unusual ecosystem, not often encountered in the UK or Ireland. These island fringes of northern Europe have an ecology/geology that generally have many similar and familiar landscape types. The Burren is not so familiar, it is nearly unique and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank GramDram
    Paul_Dunne, Owner at Kinvara Walks, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

    Thank you Graham for you comprehensive review of our walk, and for your recommendation. I hope to see you again soon in Kinvara!

    Reviewed June 6, 2019

    The walk should last 3 hours, but Paul took his time to answer all of our questions. He explained us the history, the mythology and of course the geology and nature. During this beautiful and not very hard walk it was fascinating to learn, with...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Blaubaer100
    Paul_Dunne, Owner at Kinvara Walks, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

    Thank you for your review, and delighted that you had no issues understanding me. It's not everyday that I explain the geology of the beautiful Burren to a highly qualified geologist!

    Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

    We had a great and informative walk in the burren with Paul, he has an extensive and unique knowledge of this area. Very enjoyable and entertaining day. Highly recommended.

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Paul_Dunne, Owner at Kinvara Walks, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

    Thank you Paul for your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the walk.

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