Your Essential Guide to Bellharbour
Things to do in Bellharbour? You’ll find Bellharbour to be a great place to base, or start, your adventure in County Clare.
The area is close to the towns of Burren and Ballyvaughen meaning great walks, with opportunities to spot birds of prey, are on-hand.
Many people travel to Bellyvaughen to take part in sporting activities, boat tours of the coastline, walking tours, the education centre and the many restaurants and bars in the town.
Nearby, Burren adds a birds of prey centre and sporting activities including golf.
Things to do near Bellharbour
While you are staying in Bellharbour those nearby towns of Ballyvaughen and Burren provide convenient options to enjoy…
In Ballyvaughen you can take part in caving, surfing and going on boast tours of the coastline with water sports being a big feature. At Backwest adventures, tours of the caves offer a unique way of seeing this stunning area.
This is a perfect opportunity to learn how to surf and wake board thanks to expert instruction on hand. You can even take a tour of the coastline on a kayak!
Burren, Birds of Prey
Burren has its own Birds of Prey Centre. Here you can watch shows of the birds and get up close and personal with many of them. An essential activity for families in the area.
Cliffs of Moher
Near the area of Bellharbour you’ll find the famous Cliffs of Moher. These cliffs have been made famous due to the superb view they offer over the Atlantic ocean. There are many viewing platforms on the cliffs and between them are kilometers of walking and cycling trails.
On the most southern platform you can usually see all the way over to Goat Island, where a colony of puffins rest.
For a truly magnificent view of the cliffs, take a trip to Hags Head. Here you will find a perfect viewing spot of the breathtaking cliffs. This is an ideal spot to truly soak in an appreciation of the height and scale of the cliffs.
Top Class Golf
Close to Bellharbour is the Gort Golf Club just across the county border into County Galway. The course was designed by Ryder cup star Christy O’Connor Junior. Other courses nearby are the Galbay Bay Golf Resort, Lahinch Golf Course and Galway Golf Club.
Food and Drink in Bellharbour
From Bellharbour the nearest bar is along Abbey Road where you’ll find Daly’s Bar, a perfect spot for locals and visitors.
We would recommend heading to the nearby towns of Burren and Ballyvaughen for days outs and family meals. In the town of Ballyvaughen there are many restaurants and bars. One of the best places to eat is the L’Arco Italian Restaurant.
This restaurant is an authentic Italian restaurant located in the centre of Ballyvaughan. The restaurant is highly recommended by TripAdvisor and by us!
You can also chose from great food and drink options Monks Seafood Restaurant, O’Loclainns’s Irish Whiskey Bar and Greenes Bar. Enjoy!
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