It is only a one hour drive from Shannon airport to West Clare! The villages of Doonbeg, Cree and Quilty with shops, traditional pubs and restaurants are only a short distance from the house. The area is renowned for the hospitality of its locals and whether you meet them on the road or in the quaint local pubs over a pint of Guinness they'll always have a friendly chat and the craic with you. Lough Donnell which is known
for its diversity
of birds is not far from the house. 2km-long Doughmore beach is only a few walking minutes away.
Though the sights of County Clare are all within easy reach, West Clare itself is still one of the last secrets on the Tourist Map of Ireland. It attracts especially those visitors who look for peace and relaxation in an scenic landscape of rolling hills and rocky coast line. The Cliffs of Moher as well as the spectacular coast line of Loop Head Peninsula are both only half an hour away. It is less than an hours drive to the Burren limestone landscape with its huge archeological and botanical potential, as well as to all the sights in and around Ennis - Quin Abbey, Craggaunowen, Knappogue and Bunratty Castles.
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