Further afield

what to do further afield in co clare

surf, sand, history, nature and music!

From sandy beaches to fantastic surf, unique geological landscapes to ancient history, Mid Clare has it all. Nature a plenty and music rich, you’ll love all that is within an easy drive of An Ti Glas. If shopping is your thing, look no further than the mighty cities of Galway and Limerick.

  • The West Coast including the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, Lahinch, for surf, sea and sand, the music heart of Clare in Doolin and Dolphin watching in the Shannon estuary
  • The Burren National Park a unique area of limestone features including many dolmens, megalithic tombs, celtic crosses, standing stones, burial chambers, and a ruined Cistercian Abbey from the 12th century. You’ll also find villages abandoned since famine times and green roads on which you can walk for miles without ever seeing a car. And if wildflowers are your thing, go in spring time when you will find rare wildflowers such as the spring gentian and orchids.
  • Lough Derg , Killaloe and Mountshannon for those wanting to fish or go boating
  • Bunratty Castle and Folk Park for a perfect family day out.
  • Milltown Malbay home of the Annual Willie Clancy Music Festival
  • Galway City for music, culture, the arts the Galway Races and a fantastic Saturday Market
  • Limerick City home of Munster Rugby, St Johns Castle, the River Shannon and of course shopping
  • Irish Seed Savers Association, see the largest collection of native apple trees in the country.
  • Moher Farm Pet Farm near the Cliffs of Moher enable the little ones to get up close to animals.
  • Ailwee Caves situated in the heart of the Burren for those who want to see what is going on underground.
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