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Enjoy the Burren Farm Experience

Boston, North Clare

Natural Attractions
Visitor Farms / Wildlife
Cool For Kids

Ireland’s authentic farm experience in the Burren, a designated UNESCO Special Conservation Area. Rich in heritage, biodiversity and beauty.

Join your hosts Cathal O’Rourke, a fifth-generation farmer and his wife Bronagh, a regional eco-tour guide and park ranger to explore their working family farm in the Burren. Be awe-inspired by dramatic lunar-like landscapes, ancient woodlands, archaeological sites, glistening lakes, and habitats teeming with wildlife and rare plant species unique to the region. Learn about the ancient farming practice of transhumance that helps conserve and protect the landscape. Try forest bathing in the ancient woodland and feast on rustic picnics or lunch with delicious local produce for a truly authentic Irish experience.

The Burren Farm Experience is set on almost 500 acres in Kylecreen, Boston, County Clare. It lies on the magnificent mid-west coast of Ireland and is not far from the Cliffs of Moher. With so much to explore, make it part of your Burren adventure!

Attraction Highlights

  • Private and unique farmer-led personal experience
  • Diverse landscape – Burren pavement UNESCO designated area
  • Ancient Irish Rainforest
  • Lush grassland cattle maintaining the landscape
  • Spectacular scenery with views of The Burren mountains and Lough Bunny lake
  • Warm Irish hospitality with local seasonal produce

Good To Know

Admission: Participation fees apply.

Open months: Open March to November.

Visit duration: 2 to 3 hours.

Suitability for younger children: Ideally suited.

Cool for kids Aged 2 upwards.

Rainy days: Mostly outdoor.

Dining/refreshments There is a marquee to serve food and also outdoor cooking.

Picnic facilities: All picnic requirements provided.

Toilet facilities: On-site

Accessibility: Partially wheelchair accessible, no accessible toilets.  

Assistance/guide dogs: Permitted.

Groups:  6

Parking: Free car parking and free coach parking on-site. 40 seater max, no large buses.

Details are subject to change. It is always advisable to check the opening dates, times, prices, and other information on their website or directly with the attraction before visiting or booking. 

About Boston


The rolling karst landscape of the Burren provides the backdrop for the picturesque North Clare village of Boston.