Things to do
in the Local Area
Located in Doolin, there is a multitude of things to do in the area. Doolin offers restaurants and pubs with live traditional music. Glasha Meadows is the perfect base to explore the wonders of Clare with the Cliffs of Moher only a 10 minute drive away as well as many other attractions such as the Aran islands, the Burren, Doolin Caves and the many local beaches.
Walking & Hiking
There are many amzing walks and hikes in Clare for beginners up to the avid hiker. Explore tha beauty of the Wild Athlantic Way with the multitude of coastal and cliff walks or be amazed and the wonders of the rugged natural landscape of the Burren.
Cliffs of Moher
Located on the West Coast of Ireland on the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way, the Cliffs of Moher is one of the most iconic landmarks in Ireland. The majestic cliffs boast some of the most spectacular views in Ireland.
The Burren, located in County Clare, is one of the most historical sites in Ireland. The Burren's landscape has been sculpted by nature over hundreds of millions of years. Hauntingly beautiful, this sparse landscape offers amazing views and walks as well as many archeological and historical landmarks.
Ring of Kerry
This is Ireland's best known tour. The 110-mile (176km) circuit of the Iveragh Peninsula is a marvelous roller-coaster drive over mountain passes, through forest, bog-land, by rivers and lakes and by beaches. Experience some of Ireland's most spectacular scenery as well as visit some amazing historical sites. Stop off along the way in some of the many towns for a bite to eat or a walk along some of the many trails.
Killarney National Park
The National Park comprises of 10,000 hectares (24,700 acres) of beautiful lake and mountain scenery. Entrance to the park is free. The Park is famous for its' native natural habitats and species including oakholly woods, yew woods and red deer. The National Park Visitor Centre (located at Muckross House) and the Information Point at Torc Waterfall provide information on all aspects of the park. Access for visitors with disabilities to The Visitor Centre. The Education Centre, located at Knockreer House, provides a range of courses related to nature conservation and the ecology of The National Park for school children, students and other groups.
It includes Slea Head and The Conor Pass. Be sure to stop off and see the "Gallarus" oratory. This is one of the finiest early Christian churches in Ireland. The dry-stone oratory was built in the 12th century.
Since 1983, Dingle Bay hosts of bottle-nose dolphin named "Fungi". Boat trips are available daily from the harbuor to see him.
In Dingle town you can also visit Dingle Oceanworld which includes cute but deadly Piranhas, Pacu, Catfish and more. It also has a state of the art Shark tank and a 9m underwater tunnel where you can gaze in awe as a multitude of marine life swim overhead.
For something completely novel and fun, how aout tackling a 10-point quiz trail in a six-acre field of corn. This maze is the work of internationally recognised Adrian Fisher, who designed mazes in 23 countries.
Golfing in Kerry
Clare is home to some of the most beautiful and famous golf courses in Ireland
- Lahinch Golf Club
- Doolin Pitch & Putt
- Doonbeg Golf Club
- Trump International Golf Links Ireland
- Kilkee Golf Club
- East Clare Golf Club
- Spanish Point Golf Club