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 Peninsula­  –  with spectacular scenic drives to Loop Head Lighthouse, The Little Ark & The Bridges of Ross

Dolphin Watching  –  in the Shannon Estuary which is home to Ireland’s only resident group of bottlenose dolphins. Dolphin Watch from Carrigaholt or Dolphin Discovery from Kilrush

Vandeleur Walled Gardens   –   beautiful old stone walls enclose this sheltered Walled Garden which is set among 420 acres/160 hectares of native woodland.

Kilkee Waterworld – an exciting range of fun features and atmospheres. Geysers and gushers, bubbles and whirls, the thrill of the slide or the lazy river ride.

Cliffs of Moher  –  The 214m high Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's top Visitor attractions and are a designated UNESCO Geo Park.

Doolin Cave   –   famous for having the largest free hanging stalactite in the world

Aillwee Cave   –    in the heart of the Burren with beautiful underground chasms, and a Birds of Prey Centre

Moher Hill Open Farm   –   delightful Nature Walk with a breathtaking views and lots of animals to see and pet.

The Burren National Park  –  beautiful limestone plateau  occupying an area of over 100 sq mls (250 sq kms) in North Clare.

The Burren Perfumery   –  Ireland's first working perfumery creating fragrances based on the scents and plants of the Burren.

The Aran Islands  –  famous for their geological formations, historical monuments and their linguistic and cultural heritage.  Ferries leave on a regular basis from Doolin.

Scattery Island Tours  –  We're delighted to share our brand new promotional video now running on all Aer Lingus Transatlantic flights as part of the inflight entertainment! A huge thanks to everyone involved and those who gave their time to join us for the filming, in particular to Murt Collins and the wonderful musicans and Hilary Gleeson and her lovely family for allowing us to share their day on the island! Enjoy! To book your visit to Scattery Island log on to

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Doonbeg Community Development Ltd.
Community Hall
Main Street
Doonbeg, Co. Clare

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Friday 9.30am – 1.30pm


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