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Peaceful place

A really lovely walk on and off roads. Views spectacular all around you as you climb the main hill... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Province of Leinster, Ireland
A Dazzling Day Out

If you don't' want the challenge of the Burren Walk or the Blackhead Loop…the Caher Valley Loop is... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Stephanie Y
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Caher Valley, Fanore, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

This is a marked walk starting at Fanore beach and it takes you north and east into the valley of the Caher river before turning south uphill skirting west of Slieve Elva. The view from the top is brilliant, looking over towards Connemara and the...More

7  Thank Gerry C
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

A really lovely walk on and off roads. Views spectacular all around you as you climb the main hill. On a clear day views would be incredible at the top. Unfortunately we had very windy and wet weather as we reached the top but it...More

Thank didwelike
Reviewed 26 October 2017

If you don't' want the challenge of the Burren Walk or the Blackhead Loop…the Caher Valley Loop is a perfect taste of what the area has to offer. Rocks and hills and rocks and valleys and rocks and views and rocks and rivers. Stunning.

2  Thank Stephanie Y
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This loop takes you directly by where I was staying on - as the Irish say - "an unknown road." It is ideal for hikers, bikers or even puttering in car. The views are spectacular. An you are off the grid. No GPS, no cell...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This walk starts and ends at fanore beach and if you start at the beach you come into fanore village near the end of the loop which is good for a pit stop at the shop, Vascos Deli or O'Donoghues pub. It took 3.5 hours...More

1  Thank whittersDublin
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Less than perfect day but a great walk regardless. 1000 feet up from the car park along the top of The Burren, where the sky cleared for a moment to give views out the the Aran Islands. On a clear day views would have been...More

Thank Tigers729
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The loop provides one with nature at its best, the views incredible, the mythical surroundings a constant and the walk a slight challenge. Welcome to the Burren!

Thank steven c
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our host Susan Daly recommended two walks and both were winners. We started with the Caher Valley Circular Walk from the beach car park at Fanore, a small seaside village on the north west coast of Co Clare, 14 km north of Doolin. This was...More

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great, quite easy and short loop, perfect for a half-day hike. The loop is a bit steep at the start, but quickly comes to a flat ground and then downwards to Fanore cross. The views from the Burren rocks, to the gentle...More

Thank HeimlichVigilantes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The loop is 14.5kms from the Fanore Beach car park. We'll sign posted the views are great. Recommend walking clockwise so the best views are saved for the last 4-5kms as you descend down the hill looking across to the Aran Islands, Fanore Beach and...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I can't resist going back time and time again. The views are truly stunning. A beautiful walk any day of the week

Thank Trishy19876
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