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The Burren is definitely an iconic area of Ireland that you need to visit, if nothing else for it's unique rocky landscape. As for how long you spend, you can honestly see the highlights in a few hours, or you can spend a day if...More
The landscape is so very interesting. You will feel like you are standing on another planet. Yes, it's "just" rocks, but the fact that there are so many rocks...interesting! The cracks and crevasses are cool too.
The park is free and there are lots of walking and hiking trails. We parked along the road and picked up the nature trail walk. It was an easy but beautiful walk, appropriate for small kids. Great views of some truly bizarre scenery.
Looking at a map and seeing the name "Burren," I couldn't figure out what it meant or what there was to see and do. On our drive from the Cliffs of Moher to Galway, I saw this moonscape looming in the distance and as we...More
As with the other reviews the landscape is totally different to what you would expect to see in ireland. It is rather like a moonscape. Interesting to see where the green ends and the rocks start. Well worth the drive to see. We had a...More
For an entirely different Irish landscape, a trip to the Burren region is well worth your time. Accurately described as a strange lunar landscape, there is nonetheless, a thriving ecosystem and places like the Burren Perfumery utilize the local flora to create some lovely products...More
the Burren is a large area, so first of all one needs a car, preferably with gps because the roads are small, winding and the signs confusing. There are several places to visit, ruins, tombs and just the landscape. That landscape is probably an ecological...More