Burren National Park

Corofin, County Clare

A natural landscape located near Corofin, County Clare

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The Burren is one of the finest examples of a Glacio-Karst landscape in the world. 1500 hectares of the Burren National Park contain all the major habitats of the region, limestone pavement, hazel scrub, deciduous woodland, wetlands and species-rich grassland. Botanically, the Burren is fascinating, with flowers from Arctic, Alpine and Mediterranean regions growing together. The highest point, 207 metres at Knockanes continues as a curving terraced ridge to Mullaghmore. There are 7 way-marked trails of varying length and difficulty through the park.


Directions to Burren National Park - Corofin

From Corofin, take the R476 to Kilnaboy.In Kilnaboy turn right (L1112) before the ruined church. Approx 5 km along this road you will reach a crossroads.Park the car in the lay-by and by foot turn right, along the crag road.

Sat Nav: 52.996559,-9.037868

* Pictures; courtesy of photographic unit of the department of environment, heritage and local government.

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