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O'Connor's Farmhouse

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Doolin Village, Doolin, Clare,
T: +353(0)657074498
E: joan@oconnorsdoolin.com

O'Connors Farmhouse is a modern, spacious guesthouse, situated in the heart of Doolin, County Clare. O'Connors is five minutes stroll from pubs, shops and restaurants.

All rooms at O'Connors Guesthouse have 32 inch flat screen television, tea/coffee facilities and hairdryers. The guest house is wheelchair accessible and seven of the rooms are on the ground floor, two of which were purposely designed to cater for people with disabilities. The breakfast menu caters for all tastes.

O'Connors are winners of the Golden Thought Tourism Award and recommended by La Guide du Routard, Lets go Ireland, and Michele Erdvig of IrelandYes.com.

The region around Doolin offers a wide variety of activities for all tastes. Doolin is world famous for traditional Irish music. Traditional Irish music can be heard nightly in all three pubs throughout the summer and at weekends during the winter.

For the walking enthusiasts, The Burren is a unique limestone region of approximately 300 square kilometres. It is a paradise for botanical and geological excursions as well as archaeologists or cavers. The Burren is famous for the wildflowers, the ring forts and places of archaeological interest. Guests can find abandoned villages and walk on green roads for miles without ever seeing a car.

Take the ferry and visit the Aran Islands. After only 30 minutes by boat enter the world of the mystical old Ireland. The ferry leaves several times daily from Doolin Pier.

Doolin Cave (Poll an Ionain), was discovered in 1952. It is open to the public and there one of the longest free hanging stalactites in the world at 7 metres can be seen. Ailwee Cave is an impressive show cave and offers guided tours. It is only about 20 minutes drive away from Doolin. While Doolin Cave is open to the public, the rest of the cave system around Doolin attracts the experienced cavers and potholers.

For the golfers, between Fisherstreet and Doolin Pier a 9-hole pitch and putt course is situated and the 18-hole championship course at Lahinch is just a 20 minute drive from Doolin.