A modern experience of our magnificent past

The Fort
A family run business, Caherconnell Fort is one of the best preserved stone forts in the Burren. The impressive visitor centre at Caherconnell provides a modern experience of our magnificent past. Ongoing excavations by the Caherconnell Archaeological Field School have yielded fascinating results, enhancing Caherconnell’s reputation as a prominent archaeological site.


Sheepdog Demonstrations
Home to the only Sheepdog Demonstrations in the Burren, Caherconnell has featured on RTE’s Nationwide and is a CIE Tours International Award of Excellence winner. Demonstrations daily March-October. Please see the website for times.

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Highlights
  • Café offering fresh farm food
  • Extensive shopping
  • Sheepdog demonstrations

 

Open Mar to Oct

Opening Times:

Mar to end Oct 10:00–17:00
July and Aug 10:00–18:00

Prices

Admission Prices 2018:

Fort:
Adult: €7.00
Senior (aged 65+): €6.00
Student (with valid ID): €6.00

Sheepdog Demonstrations:
Adult: €5.00
Senior (aged 65+): €4.00
Student (with valid ID): €4.00

Combined Ticket:
Adult: €9.60
Senior (aged 65+): €8.00
Student (with valid ID): €8.00

Family & Group rates available

Useful Information

Café offering hot lunch, home baking and fresh farm food a speciality

Extensive shopping

Free monitored parking for cars and coaches

 

Getting There

28 km from Ennis and 10 km from Ballyvaughan on the R480

Map Location: 53.041883, -9.138822
Contact Caherconnell Fort and Sheepdog Demonstrations

Carron, Co. Clare, Ireland


Eircode: V95 YK31
T: +353(0)65 708 9999
E: info@caherconnell.com
W:
caherconnell.com
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