Burren National Park, The Burren

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Witness the natural wonder of Burren National Park, an area that is both rocky and fertile. "Burren" comes from an Irish word meaning "a rocky place," which fits because the area is full of exposed limestone. You can tour the karst hills of the region, which are rich in historic and archeological sites, including several megalithic tombs, portal dolmens, and the nearby Corcomroe Abbey. Leave time to visit the 1,500 hectare (3,707 acre) national park, located in the southeastern corner of the region. To visit Burren National Park on your trip to Corofin, use our Corofin visit planning site .
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  • We visited the Burren National Park on our way home from the Cliffs of Moher. We had a very difficult time finding it and got lost on the way because our GPS kept sending us in circles and this place ...  more »
  • Is well worth visiting. We stopped first at the prehistoric site Dolmen which is free with good signage. Then went on a 5 Km walk round a small part of the Burren way. Really lovely. Lots of walking o...  more »
  • After the cliffs of Moher direction stony Burren.region, eroded limestone. It is a karstic plateau of crevices, cracks with little vegetation. There are the expensive blue gentian in our Alps. This amazing geological region is to discover on a hike.
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  • It's a nice place for a hike and a picnic. Guided tours are interesting. Getting there is difficult as the roads have not been updated... ever. You will meet buses on narrow lanes and have to deal with that. So add at least 30 minutes to the travel time your satnav suggests.
  • BURREN, IRELAND : Nobody brought up this place when we said we were driving around Ireland. It was a breathtaking drive all around this area. And we would stumble upon the cutest villages with brightly colored buildings. It was awesome. And PLENTY of bed and breakfasts to just wing it.
  • Went on a free guided walk along the Yellow Trail in the Burren. Our guide was affable and knowledgeable- an amazing way to see and learn about the Burren. Look to the National Park website for upcoming walks ☺️
  • Nice trails you can walk and get an impression of the history. The centre is very helpful. The tracks are marked very good.
  • It is great place for a hiking. Amazing scene, beautiful lake. We visited on a sunny day, after 3 hours hiking then relax and enjoyed in the lake. We will come back for longer hiking track.
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