Five Must See Attractions in Clare With 2 Nights B&B Plus 1 Dinner & Prosecco from €330 for 2 People

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06/09/2021

Five Must See Attractions in Clare 

One of Ireland's premier tourism counties, Clare is just amazing. It has an abundance of visual riches from the famous river Shannon and Lough Derg, which forms its eastern boundary, to its rugged Atlantic coastline with its towering cliffs and golden ‘Blue Flag' beaches.

Bunratty, Ennis, Kilrush, Ennistymon, Kilkee, Lahinch, Killaloe, Lisdoonvarna, Ballyvaughan and Doolin are just some of the town names associated with fun and enjoyment in the area. 

Attractions include the wondrous Burren National Park, The Aillwee Cave, The Cliffs of Moher, the Craggaunowen Bronze Age Project, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Lahinch Seaworld and the Burren Centre. 

Top 5 Things To Do 

1. The Cliffs Of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's top Visitor attractions. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O'Brien's Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs. From the Cliffs one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains in Connemara and Loop Head to the South.

2. Golfing in the Shannon Region

The coastal grandeur and unspoiled greenery of the Shannon Region, easily lends itself to the relaxing game of golf. Here you will find more than 30 quality courses, each one uniquely challenging and with a character that is visually exciting.

Golfers visiting the Shannon Region can test their skills on the windswept dunes of a championship links, challenge the water traps and other hazards of new courses created by some of the world's most famous designers or just play a relaxing eighteen holes on a mature parkland of tree-lined fairways.

3. Walking - the best way to experience the Shannon Region

Walking is truly the best way to experience the beauty of the Shannon Region. A network of quiet country roads and lanes, forest paths and mountain trails will take you to the heart of the beautiful, rural countryside.

For serious walkers, there are many well organized routes in the loveliest areas, which are clearly signposted at all junctions with standard way-markers. Eleven national, long-distance walking trails traverse the Region's most interesting scenery.

4. The Burren 

The Burren is the general name given to the fascinating limestone-layered fields of the 500 square kilometre stone-plated crown for North Clare and South Galway. An upside-down world of contradictions where rivers run underground through a honeycomb of caves carved by nature through low-resistance limestone; year-round pasture flourishes at rocky heights; Arctic, Alpine and Mediterranean plants grow side by side as strange flower-bed fellows in secret stone pockets and rocky wrinkles. 

5. The Aran Islands

The Aran Islands are richly unique. Landscapes of limestone rock, a stretch of cliffs facing the moods of the Atlantic, large boulders, rock formations, and unusually clean beaches. It is also a place steeped in immense cultural heritage and history. Gaelic language is the first language of its residents. It is considered the foothold of Irish culture. The Islands themselves are an outdoor museum of artifacts of religious and cultural importance. The three Aran Islands, Inis Mór (Big Island), Inis Meáin (Middle island) and Inis Oírr (East island) are situated  in a North westerly South easterly direction at the mouth of Galway Bay, Ireland. Ferries depart daily to the Aran Islands from Doolin. 


The Falls Hotel & Spa

The Falls Hotel & Spa in Ennistymon, is at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, and at the gateway to the Cliffs of Moher & Burren Geopark. We passionately support sustainable tourism. When staying at The Falls Hotel, you are staying in hotel that gets its electricity from the power of the river running alongside. 

The hotel is just 10 minutes from the majestic Cliffs of Moher, and is the perfect base to explore this beautiful part of the country. Soak up all the wild natural attractions of the area from Loop Head to The Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and everything in between. Golfing and surfing are located in Lahinch, just 2km from the hotel. Doolin is 15 minutes from the hotel and from here you can take a cruise to the Aran Islands. 

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Enjoy a Romantic getaway for Two in a beautiful Georgian Manor hotel from only €330.  

Bed & Breakfast, plush robes, slippers & a bottle of Prosecco in the room on arrival, plus dinner in the hotel's Cascades restaurant on one evening during your stay.

We offer our guests a beautiful experience of a perfect romantic destination in secluded stunning surroundings. Enjoy a relaxing two nights stay with a bottle of chilled Prosecco to toast the occasion. Plush robes and slippers will give you more comfort during your stay. A three course dinner in the Cascades Restaurant on the evening of your choice and full Irish breakfast every morning will make your romantic escape unforgettable and unique.

Enjoy a leisurely swim in the Aqua and Leisure Centre or a blissful treatment in the River Spa during your stay. (Please book time in the pool after check-in; treatments in the spa need to be booked in advance)

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