Clare has 11 golf courses ranging from world - renowned seaside links to
parkland courses, providing a variety of challenges to any handicap. Most are
playable all year round.
The 18-hole championship course at Lahinch has the "Klondyke" and the "Dell"
holes, numbered among the most famous in golf.
Doonbeg Golf Club plays along 1.5 miles of beach and dunes. The ocean is
visible from the green, fairway, or tee of 16 of the 18 holes. "Sand dunes like
you'll never see again, working hand in glove with the environmentalists."
courses in the region include, Ennis, Dromoland, Bodyke, Gort,
Woodstock, Shannon, Kilkee, Kilrush, Doonbeg, Birr, Nenagh, Roscrea and Thurles.
Spanish Point has a 9 hole course, as do Portumna and Templemore.
There is an 18 Hole Pitch and Putt course beside campsite.
With a back drop of the of The Cliffs of
Moher, The Aran Islands and Doonagore Castle what better way to spend an hour or
two. Doolin Pitch &
Increasingly popular walking routes can be followed on an organised basis or
at your own pace. Walks, varying
from one day to one week, are marked out with distinctive pointers. Detailed charts and information
pamphlets are available.
Burren guided walks
Ireland's traditional preoccupation with horses and horseriding is particularly
evident throughout the Shannon Region.
Trail riding and treking are available in nearby.
Horse roding can be arranged during your stay.
Horse Riding Centre Poulnagun, Lisdoonvarna ,Ph- 085 7578903
Daly Riding Centre - 065 707185 or Clare Equestrian Centre - 065 6843607
Doolin is a
noted surfing destination.
A break which generates Irelands biggest wave, 'Aill Na Searrach', was recently
discovered at the base off the Cliffs of Moher. The wave features in the movie
Island is also a local surfing spot.
There are surf schools in nearby Lahinch
Lahinch surf School
Aloha Surf School, Fanore
The wide-open spaces and hills are also ideal for cycling, with bike rental
The Clare coast
line is famous for its shore angling which can be done at Doolin, Fanore,
Liscannor and Lahinch.
Deep sea angling can also be arranged locally. Boats can be chartered from
Miltown Malbay and Quilty,Kilrush Marina,
these beaches provide good shore angling for pollock, bass and mackerel.
O Callaghan Angling &
Lickeen Trout Anglers Co-Operative
Water sports & Diving
Burren Adventures &
Moher Hill open farm
Lahinch Seaworld &