Newtown Castle, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare
A beautifully restored 16th century towerhouse with unique architectural features. Newtown nature trail a 1 300m walk around The Burren is adjacent to the castle.
Poulawack, Co Clare
The Burren region of north Clare boasts some of Irelands best preserved monuments none more striking than Poulawack Cairn. The Cairn is one of a number of prehistoric burial mounds found in the Burren and certainly the most impressive. It dates back to between 2000 and 3000 B.C.
Poulnabrone, The Burren, Co Clare
Poulnabrone Dolmen is just 1 km North of Caherconnell Stone Fort. The dolmen is among the most famous landmarks in the Burren. The remarkable image of the sun setting through the Dolmen is one of those most commonly associated with the area.
Quin, Co Clare
Quin Abbey is just 9 miles from Ennis which was founded by the Mc Namaras in the 14th century. The cloisters were built in 1402 and remain one of the prominent features of the abbey. The Franciscan friars arrived later that century and inhabitated the abbey.
Scattery Island Centre, Merchants Quay, Kilrush, Co Clare
Scattery Island lying at the mouth of the River Shannon near Kilrush in south west Clare has a rich and unusual history. It has been an ecclesiastical centre since early times.