Burren Holiday Cottages
Lunar-like landscapes, an abundance of rare wildflowers and no water or earth for mile after mile; these are but a handful of the things which make the Burren such an extraordinary place to visit. Sprawling for over 1,500 acres in the centre of Ireland's beloved County Clare, the Burren National Park is an outstanding area of natural beauty, and well worthy of a day trip during your holiday in North West Ireland. We've a handful of County Clare holiday cottages that lie within a stone's throw of this astonishing landscape, offering the perfect base for exploration and adventure.
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Burren holiday cottages!
Visitors to the Burren can look forward to gazing upon a natural mosaic of Limestone pavements, Hazel scrublands, Petrifying springs and enchanting woodlands, so be sure to have the camera at the ready as you traverse this inspiring landscape! The park benefits from a series of walking trails which criss-cross for miles across the Burren's rugged surface. Hike to the summit of Mullaghmore hill as part of the Mullaghmore Return trail, returning to your Burren holiday cottage along the stunning Crag Road. Step carefully among colourful wildflowers and ash woodlands on the moderately challenging Slieve Carran route, or hunker down amid the Burren's rich, emerald grasslands to try spot the Buzzards and Coots which thrive within the region.
Alternatively, mount up and skirt the mighty Cliffs of Moher on horseback at the Mountain View Horse Riding Centre in the village of Doolin, or delve into the striking Aillwee Caves at Ballyvaughan. For such a barren landscape, there's a wealth of superb activities and attractions just waiting to be discovered, so book your Irish holiday cottage in the Burren today with Sykes Cottages!