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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 August 5, 2017

Worth a visit, especially the medieval ring fort and the Poulnabrone portal tomb. I was happy that we were with a tour bus and not trying to navigate the small winding stone wall sided lanes that cut through the Burren. Desolate and wild, one can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Beautiful landscape, unspolit and quiet, roads not nearly as busy as Kerry or Galway, well worth a drive to enjoy the scenary - bring a picnic!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

If you like to see a large flat area of exposed rock, this is the place for you. In my opinion, pass this one up.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ron K
Reviewed July 2, 2017

On your way to the Cliff's make sure you take a detour to see this amazing landscape. Few other places to discover in the area also, will let you find them

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Michael M
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Small roads (especially when the tour buses arrive), but a very cool and eerie feel in the burren. Great photography in this area and grave location dating back to over 5000 years are located outside Ballyvaughan. Worth the time to explore.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

The Burren is well worth visiting for anyone with an interest in geology, history, biology - or who just enjoys beautiful nature. It is quite possible to drive around and enjoy the views (just arm yourself with strong nerves on the narrow, windy, stonewall-edged roads...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Laufam_travellers
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The photos speak for themselves - some fantastic scenery. There are several routes through - get a good map. We took the R480 and found plenty of places to stop, wander, and photograph without a lot of buses (which clog the larger roads). I would...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 33JeffP
Reviewed June 21, 2017

The Burren (or the Rocky Place) is a 10 square mile area in northern County Clare. This rocky area looks strange and is literally a huge limestone plateau. In 1651 an Army Officer remarked, "it is said that it is a country where there is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed June 20, 2017

As we traveled north from Doolin we decided to stay on Route R477 & the Wild Atlantic Way through the Burren to Black Head Light. This drive is interesting and the scenery along the coast is quite stark, and mostly limestone formations. The weather was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Limestone formations. Interesting area to drive through, perhaps stop here and there. Takes 1-2 hours to pass through with occasional stops.

Date of experience: May 2017
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CarronCoClare
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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