Loophead Peninsula, Loophead, Co Clare
Loophead Lighthouse will reopen to the public in May 2014. Visitors have the opportunity to be guided to the top of the lighthouse and take in the magnificant views from the balcony. An informative, interactive exhibition also provides a history of the Lighthouse and allows the visitor to learn how the operation of this Lighthouse has progressed through the years. Admission: €5 per person with under 12’s free. Toilet facilities and light refreshments available on site.
Lough Bunny Nature Reserve, Boston, Burren, Co Clare
Explore the shoreline of this mysterious lake – where no streams flow in or out. Seek out the unique karst limestone features of freshwater lakes such as the peculiar egg-box shaped solution hollows. Here you stand between the ancient limestone pavements of the Gort lowlands which extend eastwards towards the Slieve Aughty mountains and the younger limestone hills which rise up to the west.
Killaloe, Co Clare
Lough Derg is the largest and one of the most beautiful of the lakes on the River Shannon. By travelling the roads that hug the shoreline you can enjoying the beauty of Lough Derg, the largest lake on the river Shannon.
Cliffs of Moher Road, Liscannor, Co Clare
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park is situated overlooking Liscannor Bay and is much more than a fun family filled day out. This 14 acre open farm ensures that children and adults alike have an opportunity to learn about and interact with their favourite animals in breathtaking surroundings. The farm is owned and run by the Canavan Family, Delia, Martin, Shane, Lorraine and Alan.
Mooghaun Bronze Age Hillfort was built at the beginning of the Late Bronze Age around 950 BC.There is a self guided trail up to the Hillfort which is identified as the largest in Ireland. The largest and most spectacular hoard of prehistoric gold in Western Europe was found at Mooghaun Lough 1km north of the hillfort.