The village of Doolin in County Clare, is located in the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geo Park, on the Wild Atlantic Way. The Aran islands are just a few miles to the west. This makes Sea View House an ideal base to spend a few days exploring the area. Use the map and listing above to explore the area, and see just how great our location is.
- Explore the magnificent Cliffs of Moher either by boat or on foot on the new Cliff Walk.
- Take a ferry to the Aran Islands.
- Go for a hike or drive through the world famous Burren
- Spend a morning horseriding either along the coast or through the Burren.
- Put on your hard hat and explore Doolin Cave.
- Download our list of 30 Things To Do In Doolin while staying at Sea View House
Doolin is home to the famous Doolin Cave. Doolin Cave is just a 5 minute drive from Doolin Village. The cave is home to the great stalactite that was found in a 40m long chamber, one of the largest chambers in County Clare.
Doolin is also one of the main access points to the Aran Islands . Inis Oirr is the smallest and the most eastern of the three Aran Islands and only 6km from the Doolin.
The Burren which starts in Doolin is a great rocky expanse in County Clare and is one of the world's truly unique places in that it can supports Arctic, Mediterranean and Alpine plants side-by-side. Its ancient, awe inspiring stone structures hold secrets from the past that may never be unraveled.
Doolin is well known as the traditional music capital of Ireland. Every night you will find live music seisiuns in the local pubs. Seisiuns have their roots in the Ireland of old, taking place any time musicians gathered with their instruments, and anywhere they happenend to gather - most commonly in pubs and kitchens across the country.
There are three traditional pubs to choose from, Mcdermott's, McCann's, and O’Connor's, and Doolin being the not so official birthplace of traditional Irish music, there is always a session to be had nearly every night of the year. There is something special about the Doolin music which sets Doolin apart. O'Connors pub in Doolin is just a 2 minute walk from Sea View House . Here you will find great music along with great food and drink served from early to late.