Clare Grassroots Tour Itinerary
A one-day tour with banquet in Bunratty Castle
Burren Centre and Caherconnel Fort
Our exciting Clare Tour will begin with a visit to the Burren Centre in Kilfenora. This charming little village is a hive of activity with thousands of people visiting it every year. Here you can discover the history of the Burren Region and enjoy views over the unique Lunar limestone landscape which has its origins from an ancient glacial era. Hear about the history of the world famous Kilfenora Ceili Band and treat yourself to some tea and homemade scones in the cosy Tea Rooms.
We will then visit the historical Caherconnell Fort in Carron. Let your feet guide you along the pathways of the ancient Stone Fort taking in the views. Enjoy the sheep dog trials on view. This show displays the mastery of the local Shepherd and the skill of the Border Collie dogs as they herd the Sheep following only their master’s commands. Enjoy a quiet drink in Cassidy’s Pub in the quaint village of Carron.
Enjoy a tasty organic lunch in the Burren Perfumery Cafe. The perfumery which specialises in perfume and soaps are all produced from the unique local flora. Feel refreshed as you leave this iconic landscape inspired.
Doolin and Cliffs of Moher Tour
Visit the home of traditional music in the village of Doolin. Sip an Irish Whiskey in O'Connor's pub by a warm turf fire. Take in the view from Doolin pier to the Aran Islands.
Finish the afternoon with a visit to the Cliffs of Moher which is one of the most iconic locations in the West of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way. This natural wonder attracted 1.6 million visitors in 2019.
The Cliffs stretch for 14km/ 9 Miles and rise 120 meters above the Atlantic Ocean at Hags Head. 8km to the North the cliffs reach a height of 214 Meters/702ft North of O’ Brien’s Tower. Walk along the Cliff path and take in the spectacular views over Loophead.
The Cliffs of Moher has been the location of five very famous films. One of these was the Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince movie which was filmed in 2009 here. Another film Ryan’s Daughter was filmed here back in the 1970s. Explore the Cliffs of Moher state of the art visitor centre.
Bunratty Castle Banquet
After a great day in North Clare return to The Bunratty Castle Hotel for refreshments. Prepare for the unique Bunratty Castle Banquet experience where you will enjoy splendid food, dance and music provided by medieval entertainers.
Bunratty Castle 4-Star Hotel
Stay in the luxury 4-star Bunratty Castle Hotel (subject to 1 month advance booking).
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