Experience the magical Burren landscape

Burren Nature Sanctuary is the perfect introduction to the magical Burren. Stroll through orchid rich wildflower meadows and shattered limestone pavement. Marvel at the geological wonder of the disappearing lake. Visit the Botany Bubble which houses the National Collection of Burren flora in season. Explore the fairy village in the ancient ash and hazel woodlands. Meet Burren mountain goats, pigs, donkeys and guinea pigs.

Daily activities included in ticket price: meet and feed the animals, fairy woodland walks. Indoor soft play area with giant slide, outdoor Burren Adventure playground with Zip Wire.

Relax in the Sanctuary Cafe, healthy children’s menu, no fizz, no fry. Try the Burren Food Trail Savoury Scone served with local cheese and seaweed garnish. Proud members of the award winning Burren Food Trail. Gift shop, crafts, candles, Avoca handwoven rugs.

  • Looped Nature Trail
  • Farm pets
  • Orchid rich wildflower meadow
  • Botanical Exhibit
Opening Times:
Wednesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00



Admission Prices 2020

Adult: €8.00
Senior (Aged 65yrs+): €6.00
Child (4yrs+): €11.00
Child (U4): €6.00
Family (2 Adult + 3 Children): €37.00

Annual Members Discount Available

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility, and other useful information.

LANGUAGES: Leaflets and Audio Guides in English

DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Sanctuary Cafe: Lunch served 12:00 to 16:45, Cakes and coffee 10:00 to 17:30.

SHOPPING: Avoca Gift Shop, craft products, pottery, candles, blankets, children’s toys

PARKING: Free car and coach parking on site.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY: The Sanctuary is partially wheelchair accessible. Hazel Woodland and Fairy Village are not wheelchair accessible.

Getting There

Located in the picturesque village of Kinvara

Map Location: 53.129711, -8.928023
Contact Burren Nature Sanctuary & Café

Cloonasee, Kinvara, Co. Galway, Ireland

Eircode: H91 PTK7
T: +353 (0)91-637 444
E: hello@burrennaturesanctuary.ie
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