Trip Ideas

Trip Ideas – Looking for some inspiration for your next trip to Doolin? Check out some of our recommended trip itineraries for Doolin. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, music lover, foodie or culture seeker, there’s something for everyone to enjoy here in Doolin, Ireland.

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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 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.

Taste The Atlantic – The Salmon Experience

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

50 Things To Do In Doolin

We’ve picked some unique things to do in Doolin during your holiday. Stay and discover more!

The Doolin Staycation Guide

We’ve compiled a comprehensive Doolin Staycation Guide for your Irish Staycation. Are you ready to make a break for it, Ireland?

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 […]

Great Outdoor Activities to Experience in Doolin & The Burren

A new year, a new adventure. For those of you looking to get active or to try some new experiences in the great outdoors, here are our top suggestions for outdoor activities to experience in Doolin.

Doolin2Aran Ferries

All aboard! What better way to spend a day in Doolin, than on a day trip to the Aran Islands. Okay, maybe a boat trip AND a cruise to the Cliffs of Moher would top that…

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.

Ben’s Surf Clinic

Surf the wild Atlantic waves of County Clare with Ben’s Surf Clinic – located just a short drive from Doolin at Lahinch Promenade. Individual & Group lessons are available. All levels welcome!

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.

Landscape Wildflowers and Wildlife

A hallmark of the beauty of the Burren is the eye-catching flora and fauna seen sprouting up from the grey limestone ground.

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.

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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