The Burren is located just a short drive from Ireland’s most visited natural tourist attraction – The Cliffs Of Moher. No trip to Ireland would be complete without visiting these spectacular cliffs, some of the most recognizable in Ireland and incredible to experience up close regardless of the weather!
Why is the Burren so popular?
However it has been referred to in the past as “Fertile rock” due to the mixture of nutrient rich herb and floral species. The Burren region is internationally famous for its landscape and flora. … Most of the Burren is designated a Special Area of Conservation to protect this extremely unusual habitat.
What makes the Burren unique?
The Burren is renowned for its remarkable assemblage of plants and animals, and over 70% of Ireland’s species of flowers are found there. The region supports Arctic–alpine and Mediterranean Basin plants side-by-side, due to the unusual environment.
How many tourists visit the Burren every year?
The Burren and Cliffs of Moher already has a very well-developed tourism offering, with the Cliffs of Moher attracting over one million visitors per year and the adjacent Burren having a National Park, visitor centres, managed archaeological sites, numerous walking and cycling trails, top quality food and accommodation …