Burren Hill Walks

Enjoy a unique walking experience with Burren Hill Walks, based in the picturesque Corkscrew Hill area of the magnificent Burren Region of North County Clare.

Explore the Burren Region with Local Guide Shane Connolly, whose knowledge and experience is second to none.

Choose a walk from a variety of gentle rambles to rigorous hill climbs, or choose a walk designed for your specific requirements. Visit a wide range of historic monuments and unique habitats or escape to hidden corners of the Burren. Aspects covered on each walk include Geology, Natural History, Botany, Ancient Monuments, and Archaeology, Wildlife, History, Folklore, Agriculture and Conservation.

This service is all year round with walks twice daily during the summer months. For full day walks a packed lunch is required. Dawn and sunset walks can be arranged as can week and weekend packages.

Meet the Guide

Shane Connolly
Shane Connolly

Shane Connolly is a native of the Burren. He has a diploma in Archaeology from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a diploma in Local and Regional Studies from University College Cork.

Shane is also qualified with a certificate in Agribusiness and followed that on to complete a degree in Business Studies and he is a cattle and sheep farmer at Corkscrew Hill, Ballyvaughan.

An experienced guide and walking leader in the Burren, Shane enjoys good conversation and a laugh. His interests include placenames, stone wall construction and folklore.

Contact Us

To arrange your Guided Walking Tour of the Burren you can:-