Lahinch, Co. Clare, is well known for being one of Ireland oldest holiday villages. It is also one of Ireland’s most well known surfing towns, and as the swells keep pumping through, there’s no wonder why! Therefore, crowds have always flocked to the Lahinch not only for it’s surfing, but also for it’s laid back vibe.
If you’re coming to Lahinch, try a surf lesson at Co. Clare’s top surf school!
There are numerous activities to do in Lahinch, just check out our Things to Do list.
Looking for accommodation? Check out our accommodation list as well!
Around the Area
The Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark.
Shaped by Nature. Given life by people.Burren landscape
The Burren & Cliffs of Moher region is a spectacular area, which has evolved through a powerful combination of geology, ecology, archaeology, agriculture, history, heritage, commerce, creativity and community. These rich and diverse influences infuse the area with a haunting, spectacular and world-unique beauty.
The Burren is one of the largest and most accessible Karst regions in the world. It is the only place on the planeAriel view of the Cliffs of Moher that Arctic, Mediterranean and Alpine plants grow side-by-side.
The Cliffs of Moher are over 200 metres high and run for over eight kilometres along the Atlantic Ocean. Over 30,000 pairs of seabirds including a number of protected species nest at the Cliffs of Moher.
The Burren & Cliffs of Moher was awarded UNESCO recognised Global Geopark status in 2011.
What is a Geopark?
A Geopark is an area with geological heritage of international importance,. Geoparks are special regions with outstanding geology and local culture – regions that support sustainable development, research, education and cultural heritage by working closely with local communities and agencies.