SOME IDEAS FOR FAMILY TIME IN COUNTY CLARE. 

1) Bunratty castle and folk park.

http://www.shannonheritage.com/Attrac...

 Bunratty castle.

2) Craggaunowen.

http://www.shannonheritage.com/Attrac...


3) Walk 12 O'Clock Hills

http://www.clare.ie/activities/view/w...

Gallows hill.

4) Horse ride through Dromoland woods.

Ballyhannon Horse Riding, Quin    

353 (0) 65 25645

5) Dolphin watch from Carrigaholt.

http://www.dolphinwatch.ie/

6) Go crazy at Quasar (Ennis)

http://www.planetennis.ie/ 

7) Cycle Loop head, and discover the bridges of Ross.

http://www.loophead.ie

Bridges of Ross

8) Surf Lahinch

Surfiing in Lahinch

Lahinch beach.

9) Learn to cook in Spanish Point

http://www.berrylodge.com/

10) Visit the Cliffs of Moher

Visit the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience: http://www.cliffsofmoher.ie/

View the Cliffs from the bottom on a boat trip departing from Doolin Pier with:  

http://www.doolin2aranferries.com/

https://www.obrienline.com/ 

Get a guided walk from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher with local man Pat Sweeney.  

11) Horse riding.

http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/comi...

http://www.mountainviewtrekking.net/

12) Hike county Clare:

http://www.shannonregiontrails.ie/Fin...

http://www.ballyvaughanfanorewalkingc...

http://www.burrenwalks.com/

Poulnabrone dolman.

13) Time out in the Burren national park.

http://www.burrengeopark.ie/

http://www.burrenbeo.com/

http://www.burrenadventures.com/

 

14) Water fun on Loug Derg

http://www.discoverloughderg.ie/

UL Adventure Centre: http://www.ulac.ie/

River Cruises from Killaloe: http://killaloerivercruises.com/website/

Mountshannon beautiful Blue Flag Harbour:  http://www.mountshannon.com/

15) Learn traditional music in west Clare.

http://www.themusicmakers.ie/ 

16) Visit an Aran island from Doolin.

http://www.cliffs-of-moher-cruises.com/

http://www.doolinferry.com/

http://www.doolinferries.com/

http://www.aranislandferries.com/inde...

17) Discover GAA

http://wolfetonesshannon.clare.gaa.ie/

http://www.michaelcusack.ie/

Micheal Cusack museum

18) Visit a monastic site or abbey.

http://www.theburrencentre.ie/

http://www.visitclare.net/holyisland.php

http://www.burrenpage.com/Corcomroe.html

Corcomroe

19) Visit caves

http://www.doolincave.ie/

http://www.aillweecave.ie/

20) Be creative.

http://www.burrenpaintingcentre.com/

http://www.burrencollege.ie/

http://www.artatthepark.net/index.html

21) Deep sea fishing off  Loop Head.

http://www.fishandstay.com/

http://clarefishing.com/location.html

22) Kilrush creek.

http://www.kilrushcreekadventure.com/

23) Let them blow off some steam.

http://www.shannonleisurecentre.8m.com/

Clare has many free playgrounds located all across the county. 

Tin na Og

24) Bring your children along for story telling at a local library.

http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/libr...

25) Catch a show.

http://www.glor.ie/

26) Learn about county Clare's famous king, BRIAN BORU.

http://www.shannonheritage.com/Attrac...

27) Catch up on folk  and local history.

http://www.duchasnasionna.eu/homepage...

or

Local Studies Centre, Clare County Library, The Manse, Harmony Row, Ennis. 353 0)65684627

http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/clar...

http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/comi...

28) Get close to nature - or out on a farm.

http://www.clarebirdwatching.com/ 

http://www.birdofpreycentre.com/

http://www.moherfarm.com/

29) Walk Ennis.

http://www.enniswalkingtours.com/

30) Relax on a beach.

Kilkee beach

31). Go Golfing- Clare has ten golf courses all varying in challenges.