The Burren National Park
The Burren National Park
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The Burren National Park is a place of great natural beauty. There are various marked trails in the Park that take you through many fascinating and beautiful habitats, such as calcareous grasslands, woodlands and limestone pavement. Entry is free, and a free bus service is available from May-August. Free guided walks may also be arranged during the summer - contact Information Point for details.
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  • nolajackie
    New Orleans, Louisiana81 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So much to see in The Burren
    Really was unsure of what to expect in The Burren. We stopped at the Visitor Center and the staff were extremely helpful. It was a rainy day and our time was limited so the staff recommended the best route, R480, for us to see some of the Burren monuments and geosites. We had a lovely drive and walks to the different sites. I would love to return and spend more time here hiking and exploring.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 July 2023
  • Craig C
    Galena, Ohio114 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Out of the way park
    We visited this place for a little hiking. It's kind of tough getting there with the road going down to 1 lane in many areas. The place has a lot of interesting rock formations, a couple lakes/ponds and a rather interest rock hill to climb. It wasn't overly crowded with tourists. My youngest loved climbing around and exploring.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 25 August 2023
  • MKTBE
    Topeka, Kansas3,058 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful on a Stormy Fall Day!
    We loved the time we spent in The Burren National Park. It was a cloudy, stormy fall day, and we were able to experience the angry Atlantic Ocean crashing against the formidable limestone rock formations. To experience the beauty and majesty of this area was absolutely priceless. I imagine that on a warm sunny day, our experience might be totally different!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 October 2023
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MKTBE
Topeka, KS3,058 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
We loved the time we spent in The Burren National Park. It was a cloudy, stormy fall day, and we were able to experience the angry Atlantic Ocean crashing against the formidable limestone rock formations. To experience the beauty and majesty of this area was absolutely priceless. I imagine that on a warm sunny day, our experience might be totally different!
Written 29 October 2023
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fozjon
Jaipur, India1,815 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
this is the rocky wild western coast of Ireland. We're glad to have seen it. The views of the ocean and the narrow winding roads were probably more interesting than the rocky shoreline, but others may feel differently.
Written 15 September 2023
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Edwelsh
North Canton, OH4,698 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Just stunning landscapes and wonderful history. We stopped, walked around, took way too many pictures, admired the beauty and left with a feeling of wonder. What an Irish national treasure!
Written 4 September 2023
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Craig C
Galena, OH114 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
We visited this place for a little hiking. It's kind of tough getting there with the road going down to 1 lane in many areas. The place has a lot of interesting rock formations, a couple lakes/ponds and a rather interest rock hill to climb. It wasn't overly crowded with tourists. My youngest loved climbing around and exploring.
Written 25 August 2023
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lucm m
Salon-de-Provence, France310 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We visited this wild and lost park on our way from Killarney to Galway. Reached by using a tiny little road (hard to park) we had a 2 to 3 hours walk on a great walk. Between the moon, Austrian mountains and Irish likes. Really surprising.
Written 9 August 2023
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nolajackie
New Orleans, LA81 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Really was unsure of what to expect in The Burren. We stopped at the Visitor Center and the staff were extremely helpful. It was a rainy day and our time was limited so the staff recommended the best route, R480, for us to see some of the Burren monuments and geosites. We had a lovely drive and walks to the different sites. I would love to return and spend more time here hiking and exploring.
Written 7 July 2023
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Chris S
Eglinton, UK674 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
This is a fascinating landscape and well worth taking one of the trails - all well marked from where the shuttle bus leaves you off (runs every 30 mins).
We had a great walk - would describe it as moderate to difficult. Walking boots a great help
Written 17 June 2023
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Tony O'Rahilly
Lisbon, Portugal13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Beautiful spot and well worth a hike up Mullaghmore. Trails well marked. Lots to see here and you might not even make it to the Cliffs!
Written 22 November 2022
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KakiBW
Ellicott City, MD502 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
I wasn’t expecting to enjoy this as much as I did. It is much more stunning and interesting than the pictures I had seen. Surprisingly, the flowers growing there were beautiful.
Written 3 September 2022
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Jody M
103 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
We enjoyed the park itself. There are several trails available in varying distances. The park itself though was quite difficult to find. There were occasional road signs but none at critical junctions. We had to go to the park visitor centre and even after getting instructions on where to go, we had trouble finding the trail head we were looking for. Very little parking at the trail head as well.
Written 2 September 2022
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