Places To See

Situated in the midst of one of the most unique landscapes in Ireland, there are lots of beautiful attractions to visit.

We’ve collected a few of these here to help you plan your stay.

Cliffs of Moher

This is one of Ireland’s top visitor attraction. The Cliffs are over 214m high and extent to 8km along the Clare coast.

Also visit the Atlantic Edge Exhibition, a selection of interactive exhibits and displays showing flora and fauna of the Burren and the Cliffs.

Aran Islands

The Aran Islands are one of the last outposts of Gaelic Civilisation where Irish is still the spoken language of the inhabitants.

The stunningly beautiful islands are an extension of the Burren. Ferry Services (30mins) operate to the islands from Doolin pier, which is only 5 miles away.

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Ireland’s most complete and authentic Medieval splendour. The folk park, set on 26 acres, recreates 19th century Ireland and features include a recreated village street, farmhouses, a watermill, blacksmith forge, Mac’s pub and restaurant and a display of 19th Century agricultural machinery. Nightly Medieval Banquets and Irish Music Nights Open Daily, year round.

Doolin Cave

Doolin cave boasts the largest stalactite in the northern hemisphere. The Great Stalactite measures 7m in length.

Discounts available for Fanore Holiday Cottages visitors – details on arrival.

Poulnabrone Dolmen

Located just outside Ballyvaughan, Poulnabrone portal tomb is one of the most photographed megalithic monuments in Ireland.

Burren Perfumery

The perfumery was founded over 35 years ago, inspired by the 700 species of flowing plants found in this area. As well as a shop, there is an audiovisual photographic exhibition and organic herb garden.

Aillwee Cave

Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, is Ireland’s Premier Showcave and has over 160,000 visitors each year. While at Ailwee visit the Birds of Prey and Education Centre displaying the ancient art of Falconry. Discounts on entry price for Fanore Holiday Cottages visitors – vouchers given on arrival.