Cliffs of Moher walk
This is our most popular selection and now the most desired trail walk in Ireland. Enjoy a breathtaking journey from Liscannor/ Hag's Head to the Cliffs of Moher centre (5kms, 1.5 – 2 hours), or from Hag's Head to Doolin (13kms, 4.5 – 5 hours). The Cliffs are rich in history and legend, but the scenery is its most outstanding feature. The Cliffs of Moher are home to thousands of seabirds, including puffins. They stand 214 metres above the Atlantic ocean. Big wave surfers travel from all over the world to surf the famous big wave Aileen's down at the base of the cliffs.
The terrain is easy walking on a well paved trail. Duration can be made to suit however long you want to stay out. Above routes/times are just suggestions.
Patrick's Burren Tour
This is one tour that Patrick has been perfecting for some time. He always brings his *B&B guests on this one and they love it. A fun full day with a nice variety of sights. Visit the High Crosses of Kilfenora, a 500 year old castle, Carran Perfumery in the heart of the Burren, the stunning Eagle's Rock and the Flaggy Shore. Dine in one of Ireland's best seafood restaurants. Finally, visit the ancient Poulnabrone Dolmen, a portal tomb about 6,000 years old. Most of this tour is driving around to the sights with short walks at each location. Duration 4-6hrs approx.
*Learn more about Patrick's B&B in the Accommodation section.
Dysart O'Dea Castle and the Archaeology/History Trail, featuring 25 sites
If you're interested in archaeology and history this tour will give you a deeper perspective on Ireland's rich and diverse past. The authentically restored 15th century Dysert O’Dea castle, the stronghold of the O’Dea clan, houses the Clare Archaeology Centre which was opened in July 1986 and has been the recipient of numerous national awards. Dysert O’Dea Church, which stands on the site of an early Christian monastery, dates mainly from the 12th century. Its most famous feature is the Romanesque Doorway. Near the church’s north western corner stands the remains of a Round Tower. The High Cross, situated east of the church, dates from the 12th century and is one of the finest examples of its kind in Ireland. Duration is 1-2hrs with only a little walking around the sight.
The Green Road and Black Head
This trail along the ancient Green road and up to Black Head offers stunning views of the Burren meeting the Atlantic ocean. Along this Atlantic Trail you can enjoy watching the Aran Islands and the mountains of Connemara. This 2-3 hour walk on green road or limestone paths highlights all the unique features of the Burren. There is one mildly difficult hike up to an ancient stone fort overlooking Galway Bay.