Doolin Cave Farmland Nature Trail
The trail takes visitors to the original cave entrance set in a magical glade. Along the way you will encounter some farm animals including rare breeds of cattle, pygmy goats and Soay and Jacob sheep, ducks and chickens. There are beautiful views of the glacial valley and Ballinalacken Castle from the hillside. It is an opportunity to take a relaxing stroll through the peaceful surroundings of Doolin Cave among indigenous woodland plants, trees and wildflower meadows. Soak up the peaceful surroundings on the limestone seating along the way.
Use the key discovery points along this gentle walking trail to learn about the Burren overground with deep insights to the formation of the landscape and indigenous Burren flowers. The Burren is the only place on the planet where alpine, arctic and medditerranean plants grow side-by-side The nature trail at Doolin Cave also has magnificent views of the surrounding Doolin and Burren landscape stretching as far as the 12 pins in Connemara making for super photo opportunities.
- 1km gentle walk along a chip-stone pathway
- Free to cave visitors
- Stone seating along the route.
- Highlights include: the original cave entrance, Enchanted Hallow Fairy Village, Rare Breeds of Animals on the Trail, indigenous Burren Flora.
- Last Admission: 30minutes before the cave closes.