For a quaint little village nestled on the Wild Atlantic Way, there is an endless list of things to do and see. Enjoy great food, scenic cliff walks and make sure to leave time for a pint and a tune!

Our guests can enjoy discounted rates on a selection of local activities and attractions that we are partnered with. Come & explore!

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Our Top Pick Experiences in the Burren

The Doolin Bucket List of Things To Do

We’ve picked 27 things to do in Doolin to inspire future vacations and holidays. Tick off your Doolin Bucket List with our free, downloadable bucket...

Burren Smokehouse & Burren Experiences

When you come to the Burren Smokehouse, you will be on a mini food trail. You can discover so much more than just smoked...

Shannon Aviation Museum

The Shannon Aviation Museum in County Clare offers an exhilarating journey through the history of aviation. This unique museum boasts an impressive collection of aircraft, from vintage planes to modern marvels, and provides hands-on exhibits for all ages. Visitors can explore interactive displays, flight simulators, and even sit in a real cockpit. Ideal for aviation enthusiasts and curious minds, the museum also offers educational programmes and guided tours. Experience the thrill of flight and the evolution of aviation at the Shannon Aviation Museum.

Vandeleur Walled Garden

Discover the enchanting Vandeleur Walled Garden, a hidden gem nestled in Kilrush, County Clare. This beautifully restored Victorian garden offers a peaceful retreat, brimming with vibrant flowers, exotic plants, and charming pathways. Explore the historic glasshouses and immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of this horticultural haven. Perfect for nature lovers and history enthusiasts alike, the garden also features a delightful café and a visitor centre. Experience the timeless beauty and tranquillity of Vandeleur Walled Garden.

Loop Head Lighthouse

Perched on the rugged cliffs of County Clare, Loop Head Lighthouse offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the dramatic Irish coastline. This historic beacon, dating back to the 1670s, is a testament to maritime heritage and navigational ingenuity. Visitors can climb to the top for panoramic vistas, spotting dolphins and seabirds along the way. The lighthouse’s scenic surroundings are perfect for nature walks and picnics. Immerse yourself in the beauty and history of one of Ireland’s most picturesque landmarks.

Hanne T Fisker Photography Art

Hanne T Fisker is a local artist based in the Burren, Co. Clare. You can find a collection of Hanne’s work in Anthony’s restaurant at Doolin Inn. All pieces are for sale, and guests of the inn receive 5% off.

Doolin Ferry Company

Travel with Doolin’s original ferry company (EST. 1970) to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher. Join Bill O’Brien and family and travel in comfort on a journey to Ireland’s traditional past. Escape to any of the three Aran Islands; Inis Mor, Inis Meain, Inis Oirr.

Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre

Explore Aillwee and unlock many secrets of The Burren through unique underground and overground Experiences. Be educated, engaged and entertained on...

Aloha Surf School

Go surfing at Fanore beach with Aloha Surf School.

Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Experience

Caherconnell Stone Fort is one of the Burren’s premier tourist destinations attracting visitors from all over Ireland and the world. Situated 1km...

Doolin Cave and Visitor Centre

Discover the power of ONE at Doolin Cave and see for yourself how a single continuous drop of water formed the largest stalactite in Europe, the only one of its kind in Ireland, and a force of nature that will take your breath away. Book a Tour

Airmid

We hope you are ready for a different type of shopping experience; our focus here at Irish Crafts is sourcing beautiful crafts, gifts & knitwear from small independent crafters throughout Ireland.

Irish Crafts

We hope you are ready for a different type of shopping experience; our focus here at Irish Crafts is sourcing beautiful crafts, gifts & knitwear from small independent crafters throughout Ireland.

Pat Sweeney – Doolin Cliff Walk

Doolin Cliff Walk – Join Pat Sweeney on a guided walk along the sea cliffs from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher.

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Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are a Signature Discovery Point at the heart of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Prepare for the ultimate sensory experience at the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher. Located on County Clare’s West coast, the Cliffs stretch for 8 km /5 miles and 214 metres/700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean.

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Doolin Folk Festival

Doolin Folk Festival

Taking inspiration from the great festivals of the 70’s and 80’s such as Lisdoonvarna down the road and from the deep musical roots of the county, The Doolin Folk Festival presents powerful music in an intimate setting.

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Burren Winterage Weekend

Burren Winterage Weekend

Each year the Burren Winterage Weekend focuses on a particular theme and promises a rich variety of events such as talks, field trips, farm demonstrations, farm walks, a farm innovation fair, book readings, a children’s art workshop and the community cattle drove to celebrate our farming heritage in the Burren.

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The Burren Food Fayre

The Burren Food Fayre

The Burren Food Fayre kicks off for another year in Lisdoonvarna on October Bank Holiday weekend. With chef demos, food stalls, foraging walks, Live music and delicious local, artisan and wild food, this food-themed event is not to be missed. 

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Fr Ted Festival

Fr Ted Festival

A Festival of all things Father Ted. Daytime entertainment and craic for all the family, and night-time entertainment for adults only; highlights of a bus tour with tea and cake to Father Ted house!

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O’Brien’s Crafts & Knitwear

O’Brien’s Crafts & Knitwear

O’Brien’s Crafts and Knitwear is a small, family-run business located in Doolin, County Clare. Our shop is bright and spacious and was designed with customer comfort in mind.

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Phillip Morrison

Phillip Morrison

Phillip Morrison runs his own art gallery in the seaside town of Lahinch, County Clare and for a number of years also had a gallery in Doolin.

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Private Drive Chauffeur

Private Drive Chauffeur

A family run chauffeur business based in Co Clare but serving the entire Island of Ireland. Private Drive Chauffeur can cater for 1 to 6 persons in their luxury cars and private guided half day, full day or extended tours.

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Russell Memorial Weekend

Russell Memorial Weekend

The last weekend of February every year sees Doolin remember its greatest music ambassadors the Russell brothers; Micho, Packie & Gussie. The brightest musicians descend on Doolin to attend workshops and perform.

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St Patrick’s Day Parade

St Patrick’s Day Parade

The annual St.Patricks Day parade makes its way through Doolin on the saint’s national day March 17th. It makes its way down Fisher Street, and through Doolin to Roadford and finishes up at the Russell Community Centre.

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The Burren Food Trail

The Burren Food Trail

The Burren Food Trail features a wide variety of different food providers (including us!), producers, visitor attractions and outdoor activities. Those behind the Burren Food trail are passionate about food, growing and producing it locally for you to enjoy.

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Traditional Music Sessions

Traditional Music Sessions

Doolin is renowned for traditional Irish Music, music sessions take place nightly across all of the bars; O’Connors, Fitzpatricks, McGanns & McDermotts.

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Village Crafts

Village Crafts

Located in Fisher Street, this craft shop carries a wide variety of crafts and souvenirs, ranging from hand knit and loomed woollen sweaters, tweed shawls, capes, vests, hats to paintings and photographs, jewellery and many lovely souvenirs.

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Burren Slow Food Festival

Burren Slow Food Festival

Burren Slow Food Festival is an annual foodie event that takes place in May near Doolin, County Clare, Ireland. Tickets available to book online.

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