On the surface the Burren might seem like a pretty empty – albeit beautiful - stretch of rocky landscape, but it’s oh so much more.
Of course, if you choose to spend the day there you can simply wander through the rich abundance of nature and heritage; soaking in the history and environment that has shaped the Burren over millions of years. Believe me - it’s a truly humbling experience, and a rewarding use of your time.
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However, if you’ve got some easily bored kids in tow or are looking for a more focused way to discover the area, your biggest problem is going to be picking just one thing to do. There is absolutely something for everyone – each experience offering up its own unique perception of this gem of the Emerald Isle.
Here is a list of my favourite ways to explore the fascinating setting of the Burren, which I write secure in the knowledge that there are so many things that I myself have yet to discover!
A Taste of the Burren