Things To Do

With miles of coastline and wonderful flora and fauna, The Burren offers great activities for all levels of fitness and all ages.

Burren Mountain Tours

Unique escorted driving tours for small groups over a private mountain in the heart of the Burren. Get away from the main tourist routes and follow the old herdsman’s track over the mountain and along the Atlantic coast.

You will be driven to the top of the 1,000 ft (300m) high mountain and get unparalleled views of the Wild Atlantic Way along the Clare coast and Galway Bay. Enjoy having the entire karst limestone Burren Mountain to yourself for this unique and private experience.


At Lahinch Championship Golf Course, known as the St. Andrews of Ireland.

Situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean these 2 championship courses present a unique challenge for all categories of golfers.

Cliffs Of Moher Cruises

Departing from Doolin Pier, this 1-hour cruise will take you along the 8km shoreline at the base of the Cliffs of Moher. Look on in awe at the scale of this natural wonder raising 214m into the skyline.

Operated by O’Brien Line there are discounts available to Fanore Holiday Cottages visitors. Details on arrival or on request in advance.

Ferry to Aran Islands

With over 40 years in operation O’Brien Line Doolin Ferry have a regular schedule service to the Aran Islands and also operate Cruises around the Cliffs of Moher. Book tickets online, by phone on 065 7075555 /7075618, or at the pier in Doolin.

Discounts on all ferry routes available for Fanore Holiday Cottage visitors. Details on arrival. Please request at time of booking your accommodation if required in advance. Don’t book before you get your discount code!

Traditional Irish Music

Entertainment in the local pubs in second to none. Alternatively Doolin, the traditional music capital of Ireland is only 5 miles away.

Walking & Hiking

This area is famous for its walking and hiking trails. Many of these trails start directly beside the cottages. Guided walks to suit all levels also available.