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Burren Guided Walks & Hikes-Walking Day Tours

Old Road, Fanore, Ireland
+353 65 707 6100
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Excellent Tour

Our guided tour of the Burren with Mary Howard was the highlight of our trip to Ireland. Mary has a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Patty Z
Sacramento, California
We Did the Walk Ourselves

If you are driving yourselves then just pull over, park on the road and take the walk on the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Nashville, Tennessee
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Old Road, Fanore, Ireland
+353 65 707 6100
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Our guided tour of the Burren with Mary Howard was the highlight of our trip to Ireland. Mary has a wealth of knowledge covering all aspects of the Burren and she loves sharing her knowledge with others. Our three hour guided walk extended to over...More

1  Thank Patty Z
Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you are driving yourselves then just pull over, park on the road and take the walk on the Burren. We weren't alone in doing this while we were there (several hours doing the full walk) we saw no less than ten tour buses park...More

Thank thomaseX967TZ
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Our group of four wanted to tour the Burren, an area of unusual geologic conditions. The thin soil and exposed limestone rock make it an area not lush like much of Ireland. Nevertheless, it is an area rich in wildflowers (at least in June) unique...More

1  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 26 February 2016

In ODonoghues pub as a native where the Green road, find it and you will walk on the true Burren around Blackhead where the views of Aran, Galway Bay and Connemara mountains are just stunning, Follow the path for 1 hour and then this narrow...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Like a previous reviewer, I felt like the Burren was pretty massive so where do you start and what do you look at? We contacted Mary Howard because her hikes seemed more personalized. We told her we wanted to see some archeological sites and botany...More

Thank Skye746
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Walking in the Burren was one of the must-do's for me on my recent trip to Ireland. I chose Mary Howard's Burren Guided Walks mainly because she was the only one of three walking companies who responded to my email enquiry. How lucky was I!...More

1  Thank Katrina V
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Mary Howard is an engaging and gifted guide with a passion to share the secrets of the Burren with her walking guests. As she spends most days in the Burren, she has a unique insight into the ever-changing flora and fauna and takes her guests...More

1  Thank jokamo69
Reviewed 29 May 2013

At first glance The Burren looks barren and rocky i.e. boring to most people. That is why I decided to book a guided walking tour so that we could understand what we were looking at. Our guide Mary met us by a particular section of...More

2  Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 27 July 2012

This hiking guide company is the sole effort of one Mary Howard. She is really why you go to Ireland. We had booked a half-day "ramble" for Monday morning and the weather was pretty badly socked in. But she posted at the meeting spot, and...More

6  Thank Toy S
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