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If you are a golfer County Clare has much to offer. There are a number of excellent courses, the most famous being the Links Course at Lahinch, on which the South of Ireland Golf Championship is played annually in the summer. Lahinch also has the 18-hole Castle Course. Many more challenging courses are nearby - in Gort, Spanish Point, Liscannor Cliffs of Moher, Kilkee and Kilrush. [more...]
Swimming & Surfing
The beach in Lahinch is famous with surfers from all over the world. It is also a great beach for swimming and walking. Especiallly children will enjoy the Seaworld (Swimming Pool & Aquarium) at the Strand promenade. The beach is supervised during the summer season.
Walking & Cycling
Small, quiet side roads invite cycling! The Burren Way is a 40km walk through the Burren connecting Lahinch and Ballyvaughan, but is only one of the many short and long walks criss-crossing the Burren landscape. You can find some GPS tracks for the area here
There are a good number of fishing lakes and rivers in the area. Click here for the website of the The Lickeen Anglers Co-operative. The area around Liscannor is noted for rockfishing in the Atlantic. Sea Fishing Trips can be arranged from Liscannor harbour.
You'll find out that there's a lot to see in County Clare: Castles, historical monuments, abbeys, museums, picturesque villages and towns, and much more! Please have a look here to find out more...
The Pubs in Doolin (5 mins.) are famous worldwide for traditional music sessions - but you'll find pubs with traditional live entertainment throughout the county. Setdancers go to Kilfenora (15 mins.), home of the Kilfenora Ceili Band!
The Cliffs of Moher offer excellent views of breeding seabirds such as kittiwakes, puffins, razorbills, fulmars and guillemots.