Burren National Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Burren National Park

The Burren National Park, located in the south-eastern corner of the Burren, Co Clare is managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service. It is a place of great natural beauty. There are various marked trails in the Park that take you through many fascinating and beautiful habitats. It is the smallest of the six National Parks in Ireland, while the adjacent territory, including the Cliffs of Moher, is included in the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark.

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Attractions Near Burren National Park

Father Ted House

Father Ted House

1.59km from Burren National Park

Father Ted’s House is the private home of the McCormack family. Take in the amazing and beautiful views of the Burren National Park from Father Teds sitting room. The parochial house exterior is the same house used in the filming of the series while please note that the interior is different.

Mullaghmore

Mullaghmore

2.66km from Burren National Park

Mullaghmore is a village on the Mullaghmore Peninsula in County Sligo, Ireland. It is a holiday destination with a skyline dominated by Ben Bulben mountain. It is in the barony of Carbury and parish of Ahamlish.

Cahercommaun (Cathair Chomáin)

Cahercommaun (Cathair Chomáin)

2.98km from Burren National Park

Cahercommaun is a triple stone ringfort in County Clare, Ireland. It was built on the edge of a cliff around 800 AD. 16,500 tons of stone have been used to build the inner wall alone. The excavation uncovered one of the most important Iron Age collections found in Ireland. From the collection, a set of sheep shears and a saddle quern are on loan to the Clare Museum from the Irish Antiquities Division of the National Museum of Ireland.

Leamaneh Castle

Leamaneh Castle

6.94km from Burren National Park

Leamaneh Castle is a 5-storey tower house located between Corofin and Kilfenora in County Clare. It is thought to have been built about 1480 by Turlogh O’Brien, King of Thomond. Very interesting, the structure was originally a 15th century tower house, and then transformed into a 15th century manor house. Located on a private domain, the site is rather confidential but well worth a stop.

Lough Bunny

Lough Bunny

8.05km from Burren National Park

Lough Bunny is a freshwater lake in The Burren, County Clare, Ireland. Lough Bunny has an elevation of 16 metres. Lough Bunny is situated northeast of Aughrim, northwest of Lough Attyslany. The lake lies within the jurisdiction of Clare County Council, and is within the Mid-West Region of Ireland

Dromore Woods

Dromore Woods

8.62km from Burren National Park

Covering an area of approximately one thousand acres Dromore Wood has all the attributes necessary for the perfect Nature Reserve. These include rivers, lakes, turloughs and callows, limestone pavement, fen peat, reed and rush beds and vast areas of species-rich woodland. The area comprises perfect habitat for a huge variety of flora and fauna species. Today, most of the townland is accounted for by Dromore Wood Nature Reserve.

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County Clare

County Clare

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County Clare is a county in Ireland, in the Mid-West Region and the province of Munster, bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. Clare County Council is the local authority. The county had a population of 118,817 at the 2016 census. The county town and largest settlement is Ennis.

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