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Doolin - Our Location

Doolin is a charming fishing village on the Northwest coast of County Clare. Set against the rugged Atlantic Ocean, it is surrounded by the spectacular bare limestone landscape of the Burren National Park. Here rivers flow underground and rare flora bloom from rocky beds.. Doolin village itself has won a place on the world map as the centre of Irish music and to which musicians and singers come from all corners of the world to swap tunes and to experience Doolin. The village itself is situated just 7 km from the awesome 213 metre high Cliffs of Moher, 6 km from the match-making spa resort of Lisdoonvarna , 50 km from Shannon airport and 70km from Galway city.


County Clare, Ireland

One of Ireland's premier tourism counties, Clare is just amazing. It has an abundance of visual riches from the famous river Shannon and Lough Derg, which forms its eastern boundary, to its' rugged Atlantic coastline with its towering Cliffs of Moher and golden blue flag beaches. And no visit to Clare is complete without a visit to its' capital town Ennis - winner of Ireland's Tidest Town Award 2005. Attractions in Clare include the wondrous Burren National park, The Ailwee Cave, Doolin Cave, The Cliffs of Moher, the Craggaunowen Bronze Age Project, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and Lahinch Seaworld and the Burren Centre. Activities include water sports, diving, surfing, cruising, sea, game and coarse angling, golf, caving, dolphin watching, horse riding, walking and cycling.

Sustainable Transport

As a member of Leave No Trace Ireland & green hospitality we are delighted to provide you with information on getting here using sutainable transport.

Dowload the Burren Geopark App a directory with up to date info on activities and service providers in the Burren GeoPark. Make use of the vouchers exclusive to App users. Travelling to Hotel Doolin via bike? then use the App to get your voucher for 10% off your accommodation rate!!

We urge you not to use your car if at all possible while visiting our beautiful area, for information on how to get to the Cliffs of Moher or the Doolin Walk by bus please check out Cliffs Of Moher Park & Ride Click Here for a route of their bus, or ask at the hotel reception for time table and further information.


Location Map & Directions


Sailing times - Doolin Ferries

Doolin is the gateway to the Aran Islands with regular sailings from Doolin pier to each of the three islands.


Burren Ecotourism Network

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