The Burren is a living landscape of international importance with a unique natural, built and cultural heritage.
The Burren is a landscape of geological wonder with a vast variety of plants and animals which are strongly connected to traditional farming practices.
Built & Cultural Heritage
For the past 6,000 years humans have been farming and leaving their mark on the Burren landscape. Through monuments, artefacts and buildings we can piece together the lives of the people of the past. The Burren is a place of stories, legends, music, art and more.
The Burren landscape is fragile and relies on a conservation management system to survive.
Visiting the region
The Burren has numerous towns and villages each with their own offerings, as well as a wide range of natural and built heritage to visit.