Are you looking for things to do in County Clare this summer? Whether you’re a local or a visitor, there are sure to be plenty of exciting new places to explore in this beautiful County, so take a look at our favourites and start planning your summer holidays now.
When you visit Clare, you’ll need accommodation that is well located, friendly and comfortable to return to after a long day out. Here in Lisdoonvarna, we are surrounded by the best visitor attractions and offer an authentic Irish experience at our three luxurious hotels. You’ll be welcomed by our friendly team and you’ll find everything you need in your well-appointed room, as well as excellent Irish cuisine and entertainment in our restaurants and bars. Choose The Imperial Hotel, Lisdoonvarna, The Hydro Hotel, Lisdoonvarna or The King Thomond Lisdoonvarna for accommodation where you can truly relax.
Enjoy Your Summer In County Clare
It’s impossible to be disappointed by the wonderful activities and events on offer in County Clare this summer, and you’re sure to find something that everyone in your party will love. Here is our guide to our top five places to visit in County Clare:
- Beautiful Beaches. Ireland boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and our favourites include Kilkee Blue Flag Beach, Spanish Point Beach and Lahinch. Whether you’re building sandcastles or learning to surf, these beaches are a breathtaking place to spend your days, and we know you’ll fall in love with County Clare as you discover more of its treasures this summer.
- Bunratty Castle. Embrace Irish history and folklore when you visit Bunratty Castle, in Bunratty village. The castle offers children’s activities and a playground, as well as a fairy village and animals to see, and the castle itself is the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland. For a unique experience, you can attend a medieval banquet at the castle by booking online in advance via the castle website.
- Scattery Island. Off the coast of County Clare, you’ll find a selection of beautiful islands where you can discover more about Ireland’s magical history. Visit Scattery Island to explore the remains of an ancient monastic site, as well as a lighthouse, an artillery battery and a deserted village. Find wonderful wildlife and birds, as well as plant life that draws the attention of many visiting ecologists. Find out more about Scattery Island Tours, departing from Kilrush Marina or Cappa Village Pier 2-3 times daily from May-September
- Cliffs of Moher. The summer is the perfect time to visit the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s most impressive natural landmark, and the Visitor Centre is a great way to find out more about the surrounding fauna, flora and geology of the area. You can take a walk along the cliffs or view them from the sea when you take a boat trip from nearby Doolin.
- The Burren National Park. The Burren National Park offers more than 15 sq km of beautiful scenery and traditional Irish towns and villages, and is free to access all year round. There are five marked walking trails to follow, or you can explore the park at your own pace to discover the woodlands and rich limestone grasslands. Pop into the Information Point in Corofin from April – September for more information and guidance on the area.
Excellent Accommodation In County Clare
Book your stay today at The Imperial Hotel, Lisdoonvarna, The Hydro Hotel, Lisdoonvarna or The King Thomond Lisdoonvarna.