Vaughan Lodge Hotel in Lahinch County Clare is ideally located to explore the area of Clare known as the Burren. The Burren is a wonderful region of natural beauty well worth a visit as the landscape is unique.
The word Burren comes from the Irish word for Rocky Place and there are vast areas of exposed limestone in the Burren which easily accessible by car from the hotel. There are also many wild flowers and fauna unique to the region. And of course there is plenty of wildlife with over 50 types of breeding birds, a huge variety of butterflies and plenty of mammals including hares, foxes, stoats, squirrels, bats, badgers and many more including wild goats.
Visit the Burren National Park and also the Burren visitor centre at Kilfenora. Here you will find information on how the Burren was formed as well as detailed information on the various landscapes, flowers, fauna and wildlife.
Ask at the hotel about Burren Walks. These are guided walks that will alow you to leave your car and experience the unique landscape of the Burren on foot.
The Vaughan family have been managing hotels for generations in Lahinch. Vaughan Lodge Hotel is also close to the Cliffs of Moher which are a must see when in Clare.
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