Fuchsia Cottage is a fully restored 150 year old stone house situated close to Kilfenora, County Clare, on the West coast of Ireland - ideal to explore the Burren Region. It sleeps up to 6 Persons in three bedrooms.
Fuchsia Cottage is situated on an elevated position in rural countryside, overlooking the rolling hills of the North Clare landscape.It is far away from any major road and the area is very quiet and peaceful. The quiet country roads are perfect for walks and bicycle rides.
The area is also famous for the excellent fishing in the many lakes between here and Corofin.
The Burren plateau of North-West Clare is very close and famous for walking, climbing and for its splendid fauna.
is a small charming village on the southwest edge of the Burren region and is well known as a visitor gateway to the area. The interpretive centre in the village unfolds the mysteries and delights of the area in an entertaining and informative way. The remains of a 12th century cathedral and numerous well preserved high crosses can be found in the centre of the village.
To many people the name Kilfenora is also synonymous with its famous Céili Band.
Fuchsia Cottage is the ancestral home of the Lynches whose family were instrumental in establishing the Kilfenora Céili Band early in the last century. Your host is also a current member of the band. See also the band's website.
The Burren plateau of North-West Clare is internationally famous because of its beautiful limestone landscapes and the remarkable flora of the region as well as its rich archaeological heritage.It is the finest example of a karst terrain in Ireland, with a full collection of the curious landforms and subterranean drainage systems that characterise these limestone terrains.
The area also hosts 70 wedge-tombs (the most famous of them being Poulnabrone ), ring forts, caves (most notable Aillwee Cave ) castles ( Leamenagh Castle) and a network of field walls and hut circles You can drive in and around the Burrens several roads, but the only way to really experience it is by foot! The green roads are the old Burren roads and are perfect to explore this landscape on short and long walks. The Burren Way is a 40-km signposted walking trail between Ballyvaughan and Lahinch..Don't miss the Burren Display centre In Kilfenora to get an insight into the mysteries of the region.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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