Attractions in County Clare include the wonderous Burren National Park, Ailwee Cave & Birds of Prey Centre, Corcomroe Abbey (14th century Cistercian monastery), Cliffs of Moher, Poulnabrone
Dolmen, Caherconnel Stone Fort, Burren Perfumery, Burren Smokehouse, Craggaunowen Bronze Age Project, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Mullagh Mór is a must, together with a visit to the infamous
Father Teds House, of TV Series Father Ted.
Ballyvaughan is also a good base for touring Galway, Connemara and Kerry, as well as the rugged Aran Islands wich are only a short boat trip away.