Sunday 26th May – 14.15: Orange trail

Explore buzzing wildflower meadows, hazel woodlands bursting into leaf and the shifting shores of Knockaunroe Turlough. See some of the iconic Burren flora and keep your eyes and ears open for birds and beasts! This 1.3km looped walk starts at the trailhead at 14.15 and lasts approximately 1.5 – 2 hrs. Please dress appropriately for weather and terrain. Catch the 14.00 free shuttle bus from the Information Point in Corofin to the trailhead. The walk is free of charge, places are...

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Saturday 25th May – 10.15: Pollinator Promenade

Join us for an exploration into the fascinating world of pollinators. We will be looking for buzzing bees, hovering flies and dancing butterflies. We will also examine some Burren wildflowers and the relationship they have with some of our pollinating insects. This walk is suitable for people of all ages. Catch the 10.00 free shuttle bus from the Information Point in Corofin to the trailhead. The walk is free of charge, places are limited and booking is essential; call 065...

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Friday 24th May – 10.30: Biophilia – Our Connection with Nature

We all have an innate affinity for nature and landscape; biophilia is one word for this love of our living surroundings. As part of Biodiversity Week and celebrating European Day of Parks, get out into beautiful Burren National Park and activate your senses! Explore how and why we perceive the natural world the way we do, nature’s myriad gifts of physical health and mental wellbeing, and how we can share these benefits in our homes, gardens and communities to help...

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Wednesday 22nd May – 21.30: Bat Walk (Dromore Wood)

Join us for a Bat Walk and talk in Dromore Wood Nature Reserve, Ruan, Co. Clare, learn about and meet some of these fascinating flying mammals. Meeting at the Visitor Centre in Dromore Wood at 21.30. Torch required, and bring a bat detector if you have one! Suitable for all ages. The walk is free of charge, places are limited and booking is essential; call 065 6827693 or email burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie for booking and enquiries.

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Tuesday 21st May – 10.15: Base of Mullaghmore

Join us for a guided walk to the base of Mullaghmore, following the trail over an ancient seabed, past mysterious Lough Gealáin to the stepped slopes of the mountain. Explore limestone pavement and flower-rich grassland, see some iconic Burren flora and enjoy the colours and sounds of the Burren in spring! This walk is free of charge, and lasts approximately 2 hours. Be sure to wear outdoor footwear and appropriate clothing in case of changeable weather! Why not take our...

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Sunday 19th May – 14.15: Nature Trail

Join us for a free guided walk along the Nature Trail in the Burren National Park. Come and discover how the Burren was created, find out about the species that live in our woodlands and the unusual mix of plants growing in the National Park. This is a 1.5km looped walk starting at the trailhead at 14.15 and lasting approximately 1.5-2 hours. Visitors can take the free shuttle bus from the Information Point in Corofin at 14.00. Please dress appropriately...

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Sunday 12th May – 14.15: Base of Mullaghmore

Join us for a free guided walk to the base of Mullaghmore, following the trail over an ancient seabed, past mysterious Lough Gealáin to the stepped slopes of the mountain. Explore limestone pavement and flower-rich grassland, see some iconic Burren flora and enjoy the colours and sounds of the Burren in spring! This walk is free of charge, and lasts approximately 2 hours. Be sure to wear outdoor footwear and appropriate clothing in case of changeable weather! To save parking,...

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Monday 6th May – 14.15: Orange Trail

Join us this Bank Holiday Monday for the first May guided walk at Burren National Park. Explore buzzing wildflower meadows, hazel woodlands bursting into leaf and the shifting shores of Knockaunroe Turlough. See some of the iconic Burren flora and keep your eyes and ears open for birds and beasts! This 1.3km looped walk starts at the trailhead at 14:15 and lasts approximately 1.5 - 2 hrs. Please dress appropriately for weather and terrain. Catch the 14.00 free shuttle bus...

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Sunday 28th April – 14.00: Slieve Carran Nature Reserve

Join us for a free guided walk along the Brown Trail in Slieve Carran Nature Reserve. Come and explore the fascinating history of the site which includes St. Colmán’s 7th century Hermitage along with a variety of habitats such as hazel woodland, species rich calcareous grassland and limestone pavement. This is a 2.5km looped walk starting at the Nature Reserve trailhead at 14.00 and lasting approximately 2 hours. Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain.       Booking required at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie or 065 682...

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Sunday 23rd September – 14.15: Guided Walk to the base of Mullaghmore

Join us at the Burren National Park for a free guided walk to the base of Mullaghmore. This is a 4km walk exploring iconic limestone pavement, mysterious seasonal turloughs and a rich diversity of wildflowers. Some of the walk will be on loose limestone, so please wear suitable footwear. The walk will start at the trailhead of the National Park at 14.15 and will last for approximately 2 hours. Booking Required. To book please call us on 065 682 7693...

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