There are many different reasons for you to come to this area of Ireland. Like many other counties in Ireland, Co. Clare has a wealth of beautiful landscapes including The Burren, the Cliffs of Moher and Lough Derg. The Loop Head Peninsula has the highest density of ring forts in Ireland with nearly 250 recorded to date. A number of studies have been conducted by experienced archeologists and in more modern times, by inexperienced yet enthusiastic lay people to catalog the wealth of built, natural and cultural heritage that makes this area such a fascinating place to visit! 

 

Top 5 Things to See

  • The Bridge of Ross
  • Loop Head and Diarmaid and Grainne’s Rock
  • Kilkee Cliffs
  • Loop Head Labyrinth
  • Dolphins and Whales on the Shannon and around Loop Head

Top 5 Things To Do

Top 5 Things to Eat

  • Carrigaholt seafood
  • Rahona Roots Salads
  • Home baked cakes and breads from local bakeries
  • Periwinkles and “Sluchán” from stalls in Kilkee
  • St. Tola cheese

And between 45 and 90 minute drive North:

  • The Burren Geopark
  • The Ailwee Caves
  • Doolin and Doolin Cave
  • The Cliffs of Moher