Self catering Cottage near Lahinch Cliffs of Moher

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Exploring the Burren

The Burren plateau of North-West Clare is internationally famous because of its beautiful limestone landscapes and the remarkable flora of the region as well as its rich archaeological heritage.It is the finest example of a karstic terrain in Ireland, with a full assemblage of the curious landforms and subterranean drainage systems that characterise these limestone terrains.The Burren offer an abundant diversity of flowers and plants, never planted by man.The area also hosts 70 wedge-tombs (the most famous of them being Poulnabrone), ring forts, caves (most notable Aillwee Cave ) castles ( Leamenagh Castle) and a network of field walls and hut circles You can drive in and around the Burrens several roads, but the only way to really experience it is by foot! The green roads are the old Burren roads and are perfect to explore this landscape on short and long walks. Don't miss the Burren Display centre in Kilfenora to get an insight into the mysteries of the region.

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Swimming and Surfing
Lahinch Beach is famous with surfers and swimmers alike - and just 5 minutes away!

Walking,Hiking and Bicycling
The many small and quiet country roads around the house make this a heaven for walkers and cyclists. The Burren Way is a 20-km signposted walking trail between Ballyvaughan and the Cliffs of Moher. Other Hiking trails pass close by the house.

Birdwatchers from near and far flock to the West of Clare which has an international reputation for t
he numbers of rare species that pass through these parts. The Cliffs of Moher offer excellent views of breeding seabirds

The 2 golf courses in Lahinch are famous among golfers from all over the world. Other courses are not far away - Gort, Spanish Point, Doonbeg, Ennis, Kilkee & Kilrush to name just a few....

There are numerous fishing lakes and rivers in the area. Click here to find out more about fishing in North Clare. The area is also noted for rock and beach fishing in the Atlantic. Fishing Trips can be arranged from Liscannor harbour.

More to do:

Pitch & Putt in Lahinch & Liscannor
Lahinch Seaworld
Aillwee Cave

Callura Cottage
Self Catering Holiday Home

Maghera, Lahinch, Co. Clare, Ireland
Tel. 065 7081790 Mobile 086 1209597


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