THE GATEWAY TO THE BURREN

The Burren Centre Kilfenora

An essential introduction to the world-famous UNESCO Geopark, and to thousands of years of history reflected in ancient tombs, forts, castles and distinctively natural farming practices. Find us in the heart of the historic village of Kilfenora – the ‘City of the Crosses’ – and situated next to the ancient Kilfenora Cathedral.

Ireland’s First Interpretative Centre

Tourist Information
Get advice on what to see and do in North Clare at our main reception. We offer local advice and information on walks, hiking trails, cycling routes, day tours, Fr. Ted’s House and all Burren related information.
the Kilfenora Céilí Band Parlour
North Clare, and Kilfenora in particular, is renowned for its musical heritage. A comprehensive exhibition with lively video tells the remarkable story of the internationally famous Kilfenora Céilí Band – 111 years old and still thrilling audiences and dancers with its combination of world-class musical skills and youthful energy.
Exhibition
The exhibition area enables the visitor to experience the development of the Burren and its civilisation from formation 320 million years ago to how the Burren is today.
Audio Visual Display
A 12 minute film produced and narrated by world renowned environmentalist Mr. Eamonn de Buitlear introduces the visitor to this unique and fascinating region.
Craft Shop
Our Craft Shop stocks all Irish products where you can buy gifts for family and friends. Our shelves include West End Knitwear, Tivoli, Newbridge, Galway Crystal and Jack Murphy outdoor wear.
the Burren Centre Tea Rooms
The Tea Room serves wholesome home-made food, tea and local coffee prepared daily on the premises.

Discover A Different World

A visit to the Burren Centre gives you the insight, information and inspiration for any adventure to the Burren.

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