With so much to see and do in County Clare it is no wonder why it is one of the top holiday destinations in Ireland. If you are looking for a fun packed holiday full of adventure and sport, County Clare will answer that call. For further details on just some of the top adventure sports in County Clare please read on….
Stand tall and take in the breathtaking beauty of the Cliffs of Moher overlooking the spectacular Atlantic Ocean, trek through The Burren with its amazing limestone plateau, stone-age forts and dolmens, or discover the beauty beneath and deep in the Aillwee Caves. Whatever adventure you choose, County Clare offers a fantastic platform to conduct many adventure and sporting activities. Listed is just a selection of adventure sports County Clare has to offer:
County Clare offers an array of superb watersport venues suitable for angling, sailing, surfing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, skiing, boardsailing, sub-aqua diving and cruising on the River Shannon. No matter where you are in County Clare you are never far from watersports.
The purpose built University of Limerick Activity Centre is sure to please and offers most of the above activities and even more! Located just two miles from the picturesque town of Killaloe, this is a very popular activity centre that sits on the spectacular shore of Lough Derg.
Oceanlife Dive and Watersports Centre is another great activity centre with something for everyone. Offering PADI dive course and sailing courses in the beautiful and sheltered Kilkee bay. A visit to Oceanlife Dive and Watersports Centre is sure to get your adrenaline pumping when you discover the waters beneath.
Lahinch Golf Course is one of many golf courses to be found in County Clare. With breathtaking scenery, and overlooking the dramatic Atlantic Ocean, it is easy to see why Lahinch Golf Course is such a world-renowned golf course. Located close to the pretty village of Lahinch, this golf course is often referred to as ‘The Saint Andrew’s of Ireland’.
Founded in 1892, Lahinch Golf Course is said to be one of the oldest golf courses in Ireland and provides a tough challenge for even the most skilled golfer!
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES
The Burren Outdoor Activity Centre offers a wide range of adventure and outdoor activities which include: Team challenges, caving, canoeing, snorkelling, orienteering, sailing, rock climbing and hill walking to name a few! Not only will you get to experience the trill of such activities you will also get to explore the diverse and rich landscape of The Burren.
With a wide range of Equine based services available Clare Equestrian Centre is well worth a visit. Located just 3 miles from Ennis, Clare Equestrian Centre offers a great location for your equestrian experience. Activities available include: Hunt hire, student training, lessons and pony camps, trekking and cross-country.
Located in the heart of the Burren in Fanore, on the coast road between Ballyvaughan and Doolin in County Clare, Aloha Surf School offers the highest quality and professional surfing instruction for people of all ages and abilities. No experience is necessary and all surfing equipment is provided. The beautiful beach of Fanore provides an excellent location for those wishing to learn how to surf.
There really is so much to do when you visit County Clare and when you tire yourself out, why not dine like kings in Bunratty Castle to the music of a piper or sink a pint in a cosy Irish Bar and soak up the friendly atmosphere and reputation the Irish are renowned for.
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Have you been to County Clare? Perhaps you are familiar with some of the above? Have you other adventure suggestions you would like to share with our readers?
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