OPEN 10-6 DAILY
Welcome to the Burren Nature Sanctuary, Kinvara, the gateway to
Discover the flora, fauna and karst geology of the Burren Geopark. Enjoy Nature Quest the indoor play area, the Burren Challenge state of the art adventure playground and the Sanctuary cafe with home baked locally produced food and organic vegetables from the polytunnel.
Connect with nature and each other in peaceful, inspiring surroundings.
Or plan your day around the Burren armed with easy routes and directions to free and pay in sites
WHAT IS THE BURREN ?
THE BURREN IS THE FINEST KARST LIMESTONE HERITAGE SITE IN THE WORLD. IT COVERS 100 SQUARE MILES AND IS INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED FOR BOTANY, GEOLOGY AND ARCHEOLOGY.
IT IS THE ONLY PLACE IN THE WORLD WHERE ALPINE, ARCTIC AND MEDITERRANEAN PLANTS FLOWER ALONGSIDE EACH OTHER.
AT THE BURREN NATURE SANCTUARY YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BURREN AND FIND OUT ABOUT ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS IN THE GEOPARK
ADULTS FREE IN
"This project has been part-funded by Galway Rural Development under the European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development: Europe Investing in Rural Areas."