Your Essential Guide to Corofin
Things to do in Corfin, County Clare? We’ll help you make the best of your trip to Corofin with the help of the staycation experts at Rentacottage.
Coronfin is an alluring, picturesque village in the popular County Clare. Not only is Corofin just 10 miles away from the stunning Atlantic Coast, it is also home to the Burren Region…a must-see on your trip.
This great village is steeped in lots of history with lots to explore while you are here.
Read on to uncover our essential Corofin....
Unmissable Things To Do In Corofin
The Burren National Park
You really can’t miss the opportunity to visit the Burren National Park as it offers so much history and is a unspoiled place of natural beauty.
You can explore many of the different walking trails available, catering for all fitness levels, while enjoying the stunning landscape.
You can also request guided tours that take your through the beautiful habitats and wildlife there.
Best part of all, it’s completely free! A must-see.
Trike Tours Ireland
Looking for an exciting, fun and different way to explore the amazing landscape of County Clare? We think Trike Tours Ireland could be perfect.
Trike Tours Ireland is a family run chauffeur service offering guided tours around the village and further afield.
Take in some of the most breathtaking scenery Country Clare has to offer on a trike bike. Such a unique experience and so much fun!
A superb way to find great photo opportunities too.
Father Ted’s House
The beloved and iconic Irish Television show Father Ted used a beautiful house in Corofin as one of the filming locations, making it an essential for your trip.
The house, also known as Glanquin Farmhouse, was originally an organic farm run by the McCormick Family.
The family are very friendly and have even opened up their house to the public to give you a glimpse inside the iconic home.
A real treat for fans of the show!
The farmyard is a perfect family fun day out while in Corfin.
In this family run farmyard you can enjoy some farming activities and educational workshops – making it the perfect place to get away from busy towns and get involved in some country fun for all the family.
Dysert O’Dea Castle
If you’re a fan of history and love exploring some great castles, then your next stop should be to Dysert O’Dea Castle in Corofin.
The castle, which was built in 1480, is a amazing piece of architecture that needs to be seen up close and personal to appreciate the beauty and history on offer.
While at the castle you can choose between two walking trails and explore the 25 monuments around the grounds.
The castle is also open to visitors so you can explore the insides and the different rooms available such as the modern history room, museum, chapel and Medieval workshop.
Also make sure you check out the roof wall walk that offers views of the monuments surrounding the castle.
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Best Food and Drink in Corofin
Bofey Quinns Bar and Restaurant
Bofey Quins Bar is the perfect stop to experience the heart of local life in Corofin.
Every Wednesday and Saturday night they provide traditional Irish music, adding to the homely atmosphere even more.
You can also enjoy a great selection of food. A superb local find!
Don’t forget to check out the cute and delicious MissBud Cafe.
If you love good coffee, cakes and all things sweet then treat yourself now and thank us later.
The cafe has a lovely homely vibe and offers a great selections of treats. Enjoy!