Burren Wellness month

The Burren in County Clare will host a month-long schedule of wellness events in May to promote health and wellbeing in the region.
Organised by the Burren Ecotourism Network, ‘Burren Wellness Month’ will feature a variety of activities aimed at improving physical and mental health, while providing an opportunity to experience the stunning landscape of the area.

Known for its ancient rock formations, wildflowers, and expansive vistas, the Burren region has been enjoyed by visitors for centuries. During Wellness month, local businesses and attractions are offering special packages and events that promote physical activity, mindfulness, and healthy eating.

  • Aillwee Burren Experience County Clare- for a break away from the hustle and bustle and embark on an adventure of the indoor and outdoor world of the Burren.  https://aillweeburrenexperience.ie/
  • Doolin Ferry Company – Sunday May 7th – To the Waters and The Wild – Escape to Inis Meáin or Yoga at Doolin Pier.  http://doolinferry.rezgo.com/details/337471/to-the-waters-and-the-wild
  • Friday May 19th Outdoor Yoga + Cliffs Cruise  Connect with yourself and nature amidst the beautiful surroundings of the Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy an outdoor yoga session at Doolin Pier with Tricia McDonnell followed by a guided Cliffs of Moher Cruise. https://doolinyoga.com/
  • Hop onboard Doolin Ferry for a Cliffs of Moher Cruise Duration: 50 mins Book direct with https://doolinferry.com/book-return-trips-aran-island-ferry/cliffs-cruise/
  • Doolin Inn – A walking break where you’ll learn all about the Cliffs of Moher, Irish history, and folklore. Package from €253 pps 
  • Book online: www.doolininn.ie/walking-hiking-break
  • Aloha Surf School, Fanore, Co. Clare, Ireland – Sunday, 30th April, Sundays, 7th 14th & 21st May Swellness Sundays a 40 minute, pre surf yoga lesson with Doolin Yoga, 2-hour Surfing Lesson, Post Surf Hot Drink from Skylarks Coffee Trailer and Beach Picnic Lunch.    enquiries@surfschool.ie
  • Burren College of Art – 8th -12th May – For the art lovers, artists or art hobbyists living in the Burren, botanical drawing and printmaking workshops https://www.burrencollege.ie/programmes/summer-workshops/may-workshops/
  • Doolin Yoga – Life coaching, self-discovery, Yoga, guided meditation, hike along the Cliffs of Moher Experience trail, sea swim, relaxing session in hot tub and sauna.  https://doolinyoga.com/
  • Doolin Cave – Reconnect with nature underneath the Burren and discover Europe’s largest stalactite & mindful self-guided walk around the 1km looped eco-trail. Book online: doolincave.ie
  • Lady Gregory Hotel Escape the rush of everyday life and experience one of our Beauty Breaks that include a trip to our wellness rooms which is guaranteed to leave you in a state of blissful relaxation https://www.ladygregoryhotel.ie/promotion/beauty-breaks/
  • Burren Farm Experience – Sunset farm walk with Forest Bathing in the East Burren. Bronaghorourke1@gmail.com
  • Falls Hotel & Spa – 1st May – Chapel Lane Craft Fair, Glen Walks, Spa Treatments, and an Outdoor Hot Tub.  www.fallshotel.ie
  • Hotel Doolin Ireland – Fitness, Strength & Conditioning classes with a professional athlete! www.hoteldoolin.ie
  • Moher Cottage – Award winning Coffee while overlooking Liscannor Bay. www.mohercottage.com
  • Linnalla Pure Irish Ice Cream & Linnane’s Lobster Bar – 1st Flaggy Shore Poetry Walk burrenwest@eircom.net
  • Hylands Burren Hotel:
  • Two nights Bed & Breakfast in Hylands Burren Hotel Dinner for two in our Bistro Restaurant on one evening of your choice, where our menu features many locally sourced Burren Food Experience products.
  • Experience the Burren Gold Cheese ‘Farm to Fork” story with Admission for two to “Aillwee Burren Experience” where you can visit the Cheese shop and meet the makers as well as experience the underground wonders of the Burren in the revamped Aillwee Caves and enjoy a Spectacular Birds of Prey display. Visit “Caherconnell Fort and Sheepdog demonstrations” which is the source of the milk that makes Burren Gold Cheese.
  • Relax and enjoy live music sessions each night in our Fountain Bar. Weekdays – €235 per person sharing. Weekends (Friday & Saturday)- €250 per person sharing. Enjoy some great live music after a day in the wild Burren https://www.hylandsburren.com/offers/burren-food-experiencewww.hylandsburren.com
  • Burren Fine Wine and Food – GEOfood Afternoon Tea www.burrenwine.ie
  • Discover the Burren on Electric Bikes – geology, history, archaeology, flora and folklore, including Caherconnell Fort and Poulnabrone Dolmen Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10.30am to 2.30pm from the Burren Hub in Kilfenora. Book online here: bit.ly/3mFDNvu
  • Guided bike ride, and carvery lunch at Lady Gregory hotel on Sunday 28 May at 11am10km guided bike ride from the Lady Gregory hotel followed by a carvery lunch at the hotel, starting and finishing at the hotel. For those bringing their own bikes the cost is €25, for those who need a bike, the cost is an additional €30 for an ebike, or €15 for a standard bike
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  • Burren Smokehouse – Wellbeing event on 9th May at 11am: Guided Tour and Tasting focusing on Health benefits and Nutritional Values of small batch production. https://www.burrenexperiences.ie/upcoming-events/
  • Slow Food Festival – May 21st Lisdoonvarna – Meet the maker & taste the Burren. www.slowfoodclare.com/
  • Beach Clean Up with the Burren Ecotourism Network and Clean Coasts – Clahane beach.
  • Heritage Walk with Marie’s Burren Experience Guided Walks.  burrencottage@clareireland.net
  • The Lodges @ Sea View House – Holistic Full Body Massage with local massage therapist available to all guests. https://seaview-doolin.ie/body-massage-in-doolin.php

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