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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.
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The Burren House Farm County Clare, Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, but how long you stay is related to your interest in geology and unique ecosystems.

Thank LAEricson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

4  Thank Jason G
Reviewed August 12, 2018

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.

1  Thank ItsJustMeand3
Reviewed August 9, 2018

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.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed July 20, 2018

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

2  Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed July 6, 2018

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

1  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed June 27, 2018

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

2  Thank monkeydevil
Reviewed May 16, 2018

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

3  Thank sinjoorAntwerp
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Walk around this and imagine people living in this wild environment. Don't expect sun or warmth though - we were here in a rainy mist with wind.

2  Thank Ginevra C
Reviewed April 29, 2018

He was a local farmer who know a lot about the plants and history of the area. He got on our bus with us and had us stop at several places.

Thank molly30087
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Tour74352
August 28, 2018|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Inchiquin farmhouse looks like a nice place to stay.
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mbecerracano1
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Hi Margarita I’m afraid I can’t help with your query as I’m not from the locality of the Burren and I don’t know the local people. I wish you well and have a fantastic trip to Ireland. Regards Mary
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