Nearby Attractions

Children and adults alike can enjoy the delights of the surrounding countryside and ocean listening to the cows and sheep grazing and relaxing in the calmness and beauty of the area. The cottage is on the verge of the Burren walking routes “Green Road” which are suitable for hikers and walkers alike, for all to experience the amazing scenery of the Burren and Ocean. Why not try a spot of Golf in the Championship Golf Club in Lahinch and  Doonbeg all with in a 40 minute drive of the cottage. Fishing and Surfing is also very popular in this area and growing in numbers.

Blue Flag beaches, such as Fanore and Lahinch are all within a 10 minute drive and there is also an abundance of attractions to see such as The Cliffs of Moher, Ferry to Aran Islands, Horse Riding Centre and Doolin Cave. Not forgetting day trips to the Ring of Kerry, Connemara and the Rock of Cashel.


Doolin village which is famous for its traditional Irish music and amazing restaurants and ‘ Creamy pints of Guinness’ is just 2.5 miles from the cottage and Lisdoonvarna village famous for is Sulphur Baths and water and not forgetting the Match Making Festival ( running for the month of September) is only 3.5 miles the opposite direction.

We also provide private tours of Ballinalacken Castle which dates back to late 13th early 14th Century. (Situated about 800 yards from Cottage)

Explore the archaeological ruins of:
  • Poulnabrone Dolmen
  • Ruins of Lemenagh castle (13 century)
  • Ruins of Ballinalacken castle (15 century)
  • Kilfenora High cross (12 Century)
As you can see Gentian Cottage is a perfect holiday home of choice and we will ensure that you will have a holiday to remember.