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A bracing walk in invigorating weather

Less than perfect day but a great walk regardless. 1000 feet up from the car park along the top of... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Richhill, United Kingdom
via mobile
The place rocks...literally!

The loop provides one with nature at its best, the views incredible, the mythical surroundings a... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
steve c
ste agathe de lotbiniere
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Caher Valley, Fanore, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Less than perfect day but a great walk regardless. 1000 feet up from the car park along the top of The Burren, where the sky cleared for a moment to give views out the the Aran Islands. On a clear day views would have been...More

Thank Tigers729
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The loop provides one with nature at its best, the views incredible, the mythical surroundings a constant and the walk a slight challenge. Welcome to the Burren!

Thank steve c
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our host Susan Daly recommended two walks and both were winners. We started with the Caher Valley Circular Walk from the beach car park at Fanore, a small seaside village on the north west coast of Co Clare, 14 km north of Doolin. This was...More

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great, quite easy and short loop, perfect for a half-day hike. The loop is a bit steep at the start, but quickly comes to a flat ground and then downwards to Fanore cross. The views from the Burren rocks, to the gentle...More

Thank HeimlichVigilantes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The loop is 14.5kms from the Fanore Beach car park. We'll sign posted the views are great. Recommend walking clockwise so the best views are saved for the last 4-5kms as you descend down the hill looking across to the Aran Islands, Fanore Beach and...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I can't resist going back time and time again. The views are truly stunning. A beautiful walk any day of the week

Thank Trishy19876
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Whether you're there in sunshine or fog (like I was) this beautiful, rolling hike gives you a wonderful introduction to the pastoral atmosphere of Western Ireland. Just shy of 15km, it was somewhat tough going uphill in the mud and slick mist, so allow yourself...More

Thank M1chaelaD
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We knew that we did not have time for the full loop, so we decided to just walk the initial part up the valley from Fanore … even this section was impressive. When we turned around and headed back down, there were even more stunning...More

2  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Any walk in the Burren landscape is worth it, we only did a portion of the loop, looking at the flora and fauna, the roads are quiet enough too, but get onth the green roads and enjoy the views and the fresh air - and...More

1  Thank libertia
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Almost any part of the Burren is good for a walk, but this combines great views - to Galway Bay and Connemara, out to the Aran islands, and inland too - with easy green road walking in places and some road walking. You can of...More

1  Thank libertia
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