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Bare limestone plateau characterized by carboniferous limestone abounding in corals, mollusks and other fossils that lived in the shallow seas over 300 million years ago.
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The Burren House Farm County Clare, Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We followed the Wild Atlantic Way after visiting the Cliffs of Moher and we stopped to see the Burren. It makes you feel like you’re in another world. No wonder J.R.R. Tolkien used this place as his inspiration for Middle Earth in The Lord of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank susan_c31717
Reviewed 4 February 2019

This is definitely worth seeing, especially if you are near the Cliffs of Moher. It's very hard to describe - but you do feel like you are in another place or time. Stop and walk around - see the Poulnabrone (an ancient tomb almost 6,000...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ValerieO315
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I'm sure the Burren is spectacular on a bright sunny day in June. We were fortunate enough to experience it on a gray and misty day in October. Ghosts and poets dancing through the mists. Stones, castles, ruins of stones and castles. Wind and waves....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank greynolds61
Reviewed 24 November 2018

The Burren is an isolated, dry limestone area on the West Coast of Ireland, You will feel like you landed on the moon when you leave behind the lush green landscapes and come in contact with this flat barren area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 16 November 2018

I have found that many parts of the West Coast of Ireland are unique and different to each other - travel a few hours north or south and the terrain changes. The Burren in one of the most unique places I have visited, due to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidaedwards-au
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Well worth a visit, but how long you stay is related to your interest in geology and unique ecosystems.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LAEricson
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Burren is definitely an iconic area of Ireland that you need to visit, if nothing else for it's unique rocky landscape. As for how long you spend, you can honestly see the highlights in a few hours, or you can spend a day if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
7  Thank Jason G
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The landscape is so very interesting. You will feel like you are standing on another planet. Yes, it's "just" rocks, but the fact that there are so many rocks...interesting! The cracks and crevasses are cool too.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ItsJustMeand3
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The park is free and there are lots of walking and hiking trails. We parked along the road and picked up the nature trail walk. It was an easy but beautiful walk, appropriate for small kids. Great views of some truly bizarre scenery.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Looking at a map and seeing the name "Burren," I couldn't figure out what it meant or what there was to see and do. On our drive from the Cliffs of Moher to Galway, I saw this moonscape looming in the distance and as we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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CarronCoClare
28 August 2018|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Inchiquin farmhouse looks like a nice place to stay.
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mbecerracano1
24 June 2018|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Hi Margarita I’m afraid I can’t help with your query as I’m not from the locality of the Burren and I don’t know the local people. I wish you well and have a fantastic trip to Ireland. Regards Mary
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