The Burren National Park Information Point

Burren National Park Information Point

The Burren National Park Information Point is on the ground floor of the Clare Heritage Centre on Church Street in Corofin, Co. Clare.

 

It is managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and is open to the public from April until the end of September. The Information Point was newly refurbished in 2012 and provides information on the formation, management, flora and fauna of the Burren National Park.

Visitors to the Information Point are welcome to try out our specially designed interactive tour app of the National Park’s White Arrow Nature Trail. This is also available to download for free from the App Store for both the iPhone and iPad. To download the app please visit the App Store or the iTunes store at:

Our aim is to provide information on the National Park and to promote conservation through awareness and education. Free walks, talks and activities suitable for all will be organised on a regular basis. Guided walks for groups (4 people and more) can be booked in advance.

Entrance to the Burren National Park Information Point is free.


Getting Here

The Burren National Park Information Point is located in the village of Corofin, Co. Clare.

(GPS: 52.944954, -9.062918)

From Gort, Co. Galway

From the main street in Gort, take the R460 at the square. After 500 m. the road turns right at the SuperValu shopping centre.  Follow the R460 until you reach Corofin (c.23 km). The Burren National Park Information Point is on the left before the church.

From Ennis, Co. Clare

From Ennis, take the N85 towards Ennistimon. Turn right on to the R476 and go straight until you reach Corofin (c.10 km). Go over the bridge then take the first right on to Church Street. The Burren National Park Information Point is on the right after the church.

From Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare

From Ballyvaughan, take the N67 south-west then turn left on to the R480. After 15 km you will reach a junction at the ruins of Leamaneh Castle. Turn left on to the R476 following signs for Corofin. Go straight until you reach Corofin (c.8 km). Drive along the main street then turn left on to Church Street. The Burren National Park Information Point is on the right after the church.


Opening Hours

Month
Days
Times
Note
April Open Daily 09:30 – 17.00
May
June Open Daily 09:30 – 17.30
July
August
September Open Daily 09:30 – 17.00 Closed for lunch 13:00-14:00

 

Admission is free.

 

The Information Point is closed for Autumn and Winter from October until April.

If you have any queries, please contact Coole Park on 091 631 804 or at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie and coolepark@chg.gov.ie.


Inside the Burren National Park Information PointContact details

Burren National Park Information Point
Ground Floor, Clare Heritage Centre
Church Street
Corofin
Co. Clare
V95 VX83
Tel: +353-65-6827693
Email: burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie (April to September)
Email: coolepark@chg.gov.ie (October to March)