Local Places to Visit & Explore 

Doolin Village

Doolin is a charming small Irish seaside village rooted in heritage and culture on the west coast of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way. Set against the rugged Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by a spectacular landscape it is an area of breathtaking beauty. Doolin is just 8km from the famous Cliffs of Moher and ferries leave from the pier daily for day trips to the stunning Aran Islands. Doolin has an International reputation for traditional Irish music that can be enjoyed nightly in one of its many bars.

 

The Wild Atlantic Way

Explore one of Ireland’s most spectacular coastal touring routes, the Wild Atlantic Way. This remarkable coastal route stretches for 1500 miles along Ireland’s dramatic western seaboard taking in some of the most enchanting scenery in the world. Doolin is just on the main route and just 8 kilometres from Discovery Point 9: the Cliffs of Moher.

 

The Cliff of Moher

Standing at 214m (702 feet) at their highest point they stretch for 8 Kilometres (5 miles) along the Atlantic Coast. The new tourist visitor centre offers guests an excellent opportunity to experience this natuaral wonder and learn about it’s history over the years. Why not experience the fabulous walking trail from Doolin to Cliffs (2 hours each way) or take an arranged guided tour with local Pat Sweeney.

 

Aran Islands

  • O’Brian Ferry – Tel – +353 (0) 65 707 5555 & +353 (0) 65 707 5618 or Email – info@obrienline.com
  • Doolin 2 Aran Ferries – Tel – or Email –
  • Aran Islands Fast Ferries – Tel or Email –

The beautiful Aran Islands is located just off Doolin and offers visitors a true Irish experience where locals speak Irish and English. Ferry boats run daily during summer from Doolin pier to the Islands of Inis Mor, Inis Meain and Inis Oirr and offer guests a total release from the hussle and bustle of every day life.

 

The Burren Geopark

  • The Burren Centre- Tel – +353 (0) 65 708 8030 or Email – info@burrencentre.ie

The Burren is one of the largest and most accessible Karst regions in the world. The Burren Geopark is an area with geological heritage of international importance and in 2011 UNESCO recognised The Burren and awarded it Global Geopark status. The Burren area offers guests a wide variety of activities including a food trail, mountain bike trails and walking trails with spectacular scenery.