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Heart of Burren Walks
Carran, Co. Clare
Family friendly
Free car parking
Cloudy days
Experience something extraordinary with Heart of Burren Walks in County Clare. Join expert and author Tony Kirby on a guided walk in one of the most distinctive landscapes in Europe. The rocky, majestic Burren is part of a UNESCO Global GeoPark.

In the high season you can book one of the scheduled walks or organise your own custom experience by appointment. Your local expert guide Tony Kirby will take you to locations of outstanding natural beauty in the high Burren.

You will trek over large expanses of the rare, glaciated karst landscape with all the classic features such as bare limestone pavements, sinkholes, cave systems and more.

The Burren is also renowned for its rich mix of wild plants including Ireland's native flora with unusual combinations of Arctic, Alpine and Mediterranean species.

Highlights also include megalithic tombs, monastic sites and dry stone walls, which are fascinating examples of the region's very rich archaeological wealth.

The hikes feature incisive and entertaining commentaries on the farming, folklore and history of the Burren spanning 6000 years. Moreover, stunning views abound so you will want to bring your camera.

Time is abolished and memories are established after a hike on the otherworldly 'crag' with Heart of Burren Walks.

Why we like it
  • Your guide Tony is an expert and author of books on the Burren who lives locally.
  • Experience a unique UNESCO Global GeoPark and its unusual landforms, flora, and stories.
  • See amazing archaeological features and learn how the land influenced the culture.
Contact details
Ballyconry, Carran, Co. Clare, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 3 hours here for scheduled walks. Custom walks can range from 1 to 8 hours.

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