Activities and Attractions

Activities and Attractions in Doolin – With its seaside location and unique karst landscape, Doolin is the perfect base for adventuring in the great outdoors and exploring the local attractions of the Burren region. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, take a ferry to the Aran Islands, explore the Burren Geopark’s landscape & sites such as the Great Stalactite at Doolin Cave, and more on your next visit to Doolin, Ireland.

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Escape to Wellness: Experience a Wellness Break in Doolin

In the heart of County Clare, Ireland, lies the picturesque village of Doolin, renowned for its rugged coastal beauty, traditional Irish music, and welcoming atmosphere. While Doolin is often celebrated for its lively pubs and vibrant music scene, it’s also an ideal destination for those seeking a rejuvenating wellness break amidst stunning natural landscapes. Whether […]

Doolin Celebrant

My name is Fiona Whelton and I am a fully accredited Wedding Celebrant trained with the Irish Institute of Celebrants and Earth Spiritualist Foundation. I am a vibrant and professional celebrant and I would be honoured to be part of your special day.

Private Drive Chauffeur – Local Day Tours

Local Day Tours in Co Clare but also serving the entire Island of Ireland. Private Drive Chauffeur specialise in two person tours in their luxury cars and private guided half day, full day, airport transfer or extended tours.

Doolin Yoga

Doolin Yoga is a studio run by Tricia McDonnell and offers a variety of classes, retreats, hike & yoga packages, outdoor yoga sessions, meditation classes and more here in Doolin. Visitors are welcome to drop in any classes.

Join a music session in Doolin

Ireland is renowned worldwide for its rich musical heritage, and there are few places that capture the essence of Irish traditional music quite like Doolin in County Clare. Nestled along the rugged coast of The Wild Atlantic Way, our picturesque village has become a hub for traditional Irish music sessions. If you’re looking to immerse […]

Accessible Tourism in Doolin

Here in the Doolin we want everyone to enjoy our beautiful landscape, learn all about our heritage and discover all the great activities and attractions on offer. Many of our members and sites are suitable for people of all ages and all abilities. We understand it takes time to research all the places you can […]

Taste The Atlantic – Salmon Experience

Taste The Atlantic – Salmon Experience Right next to the Visitor Centre at the Burren Smokehouse in Lisdoonvarna, a new fun experience is waiting for you. In a self-guided & interactive visitor centre called “Taste the Atlantic – the Salmon Experience”, you will immerse yourself in the story of Irish Salmon. Follow this noble fish […]

Doreen Drennan Art Gallery & Garden

Doreen Drennan is an award winning impressionist painter and has been documenting the Wild Atlantic Way and the Burren for over 30 years. Doreen’s Studio/Gallery is situated between Lisdoonvarna and Doolin…

Pat Sweeney – Doolin Cliff Walk

Join Pat Sweeney on a guided walk along the sea cliffs from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher, for a unique experience of it’s breathtaking rural beauty

April Events in Doolin

April Events in Doolin As we say here in Ireland, there is a grand stretch in the evening! April is an exciting time in Doolin as our hospitality businesses increase their hours, the winter chill is gone and we welcome more visitors from all over the world! As always, there is also a host of […]

48 Hours in Doolin

48 Hours in Doolin (From the Perspective of Helen at Galavanting Ireland) A weekend away is always something to look forward to- whether you are travelling with friends, family or a special someone- the anticipation starts building mid-week, and by the time Friday comes around, you just want to be there. On a Friday afternoon, […]

Activities for Rainy Days in Doolin

Activities for Rainy Days in Doolin Probably the opening line of every conversation with an Irish person will involve a comment on the weather. Because Ireland’s weather has done more than sculpt our landscape, it’s shaped our very culture. It doesn’t matter what the weather is doing when you visit Doolin- there is always plenty […]

Ollie’s Tours

Award Winning Tours & Experiences including Cliffs of Moher Hiking Tours, Aran Islands Bike Tours & More with Ollie’s Tours from Doolin, one of the Best Tourism Experiences in Co. Clare.

J. J. Corry Irish Whiskey

As Ireland’s First modern Whiskey Bonder , J.J Corry Irish Whiskey has resurrected the long lost Irish tradition of creating Whiskey. We are offering exclusive visits to the J.J Corry Irish Whiskey Farm…

Doolin Pitch and Putt

Doolin Pitch and Putt is an 18 hole links course which was established in 1995. Located on the road between Fisher Street and Doolin Pier just off the R479, we are open daily from March to October from 10am. Green fees and club hire available, beginners welcome.

Tunes From Doolin

Tunes From Doolin is an Irish Traditional Music Project aiming at promoting Irish Traditional Music in Doolin. Activities include video, music and podcast production, web design, events organisation, teaching and performances (sessions, concerts, weddings).

Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations

Caherconnell Stone Fort is the only fort in the Burren scientifically excavated and developed for tourism. It is a wonderful site where you can dive into the Burren’s history and also enjoy the amazing sheepdog demonstrations which take place daily.

Doolin Music House

Experience traditional music in the home of Christy Barry, one of Doolin’s most celebrated musicians. Music, stories, laughter, local food and the Irish welcome are the ingredients to an evening which you will be guaranteed to enjoy!

Mrs Redhead Photography

MrsRedhead – The Coolest Wedding Photographer in Ireland! Wedding photographer, Elopment, private photoshoots, MrsRedhead can do it all for you.

Discover Doolin’s Rugged Coastline & Water Activities

Follow local Scuba Diver, Caroline Hartigan, and Doolin Tourism on a wild Atlantic tour of Doolin’s Coastline, and get info on our top-rated water activities to experience in the area.

The Historical Sites of Doolin in County Clare

Follow local historian, Mattie Shannon, and Doolin Tourism on a journey through time as we visit the historical sites of Doolin in the Burren, County Clare.

Hidden Gems: Unique Outdoor Activities in Doolin

Hidden Gems: Unique Outdoor Activities in Doolin, Ireland Adventure like a local! Discover some of the most unique outdoor activities in Doolin and County Clare. Below you will find a handful of the many hidden gems in Doolin’s great outdoors, recommended by Doolin locals. Doolin warmly welcomes visitors to stay & discover more, explore the […]

Doolin Cave and Visitor Centre

Visit the award winning Doolin Cave & discover the Great Stalactite – It is the longest free-hanging stalactite in the northern hemisphere! After your cave tour, take a looped walk on the Farmland Nature Trail, grab a picnic or a bite in the cafe and shop for Doolin Cave Pottery.

Doolin Ferry Company

Travel with Doolin’s original ferry company (EST. 1970) to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher. Join Bill O’Brien and family and travel in comfort on a journey to Ireland’s traditional past. Escape to any of the three Aran Islands; Inis Mor, Inis Meain, Inis Oirr.

Burren Tours

Burren Tours is a local, family run, transport and tour company. Our main driver, Sean, has all the charm of a Doolin native and all the knowledge of a Clare local.

Burren Smokehouse Visitor Centre

Call into the Burren Smokehouse Tasting Room (visitor centre with retail space) located in Lisdoonvarna just off the Wild Atlantic Way and a short drive from Doolin and the Cliffs of Moher.

Geopark

Doolin is situated within the The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark.
Rich in heritage and culture, this area received the highly valuable UNESCO Global Geopark designation in March 2016.

Cliffs of Moher

A magical landscape that seems to change from craggy cliff to soft folds of green in a heartbeat. A landscape dotted with picture-post card cottages, villages and towns where the secrets of Irish life are unlocked as the music begins.

Island Day Trips

The Aran Islands – famous for geology, history and culture…

The Fertile Rock

The Burren, known as the fertile rock, due to its temperate climate, which means that the limestone retains its warmth during the winter. Cattle and Lamb are moved to the mountains during this time and can graze amongst the limestone.

Arts & Culture

The rich tradition of music, art, history, heritage and culture all weave together and create a special atmosphere in Doolin.

Killilagh Church

An example of the community’s dedication to preserving their rich heritage is Killilagh Church.

Archaeology & Heritage

Doolin (Dúlainn in irish) probably derives from the Gaelic phrase dubh linn, which means the dark pool.

Limestone Pavement

The most famous and readily identifiable feature of the Burren is the ‘limestone pavement’, areas of grey flat rock broken up by crevices, called grykes by geologists, and a good example of these can be seen along the shore to the south and north of Doolin Pier.

Walking & Hiking – 7 day itinerary

There are many great walks and hikes with spectacular views for every level in Doolin and the Burren. Here are our suggestions.

The Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is at the heart of the Doolin Community; sustaining everyday life.

Atlantic Adventure

Just off the coast of County Clare lie three rocky limestone outcrops that make up the Aran Islands.

Nature’s Playground

Doolin is a natural place for adventure seekers.
From cruises to sea kayaking to cave climbing, there is something to suit everybody’s comfort level!

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