There are loads of things for the whole family to do in and around Doonbeg and being situated on the coast between Loop Head and the Burren, it’s an ideal place to base yourself for day trips exploring the unique beauty of West Clare.

Beaches

Beaches

White Strand The Blue Flag status White Strand, Killard,  is a popular and very safe sandy beach for swimming. Sheltered from the prevailing winds, the gently sloping sandy beach has views across the bay to the sand dunes at Doughmore. The beach is monitored by...

Walks

Walks

A number of walking trails have been developed in the Doonbeg area in conjunction with Discover Ireland & Slí na Slainte. Most of the walks are suitable for cycling and are looped from the village, either striking out across the peaceful fen-raised bog surrounding...

Golf

Golf

Trump International Golf Links consistently ranks within the top 100 world courses. Its natural routing within the 2½ km of the crescent shaped Doughmore sand dunes has resulted in an uncommon combination of five par 3s and five par 5s, with marvellous views across...

Fishing

Fishing

Doonbeg's location on the coast of West Clare makes it a natural choice for all types of sea and river angling. The coastline offers lots of possibilities for pier, beach and cliff fishing for Bass, Plaice, Flounder and Turbot. Additionally you can book a sea angling...

Kayaking and Surfing

Kayaking and Surfing

Doughmore Beach has developed a great reputation in the surfing community as having good surf at all stages of the tide, a great range of surfable waves for all standards, and very consistent waves all year round. With over 2kms of beach, it’s unlikely to be too...

Boat trips and Boating

Boat trips and Boating

The tidal lagoon of the Doonbeg River at the edge of the village is an ideal spot to explore in one of our paddle boats, or you can let someone else do the work, and opt for a sightseeing trip of the beautiful coast and cliffs of the area, including a sunset cruise to...

Pony Treking

Pony Treking

There are beautiful scenic treks over the beach or on the bog roads that crisscross the raised peatlands and two local equestrian centres cater for all levels of rider from beginner to advanced level for both children and adults.  They can provide one to one tuition...

Bird Watching

Bird Watching

No matter the season, Doonbeg’s diverse river and coastal habitats attract a wide variety of indigenous and migratory birds. The Doonbeg River flows through the Village, to a wide bay and then joins the sea, providing suitable feeding ground for many wading birds and...

Dining out and Evening entertainment

Dining out and Evening entertainment

The village is well catered for if you’re looking for a pleasant evening out with a bit of music, dancing or perhaps a bite to eat. Several of the local pubs have adjoining restaurants and most will have music in the evenings throughout the summer. Comerford’s Pub...

Day Trips from Doonbeg

Day Trips from Doonbeg

Doonbeg is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful region of west and north Clare, from the Loop Head peninsula, where the lighthouse has recently been opened to the public, to the unique flora, fauna and karst limestone landscape of the Burren. Loop Head...