Rowan Tree Hostel
Due to staff shortages we have had to close the hostel for the remainder of 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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  • Cliffs of Moher
    Experience the sheer wonder of The Cliffs of Moher - stretching for 8 km along the coastline and reaching a height of 214 metres.
  • Knappogue Castle
    Explore the Castle and wander through the Arched Gateway in the beautiful old stonewalls which enclose the Walled Garden.
  • Loop Head Peninsula
    Beautiful, wild and unspoilt with the wonderful cliff walk in Kilkee, loop head walk at the light house and the ruins of Carrigaholt Castle.
  • The Burren - Poulnabrone Dolmen
    Situated on the high Burren limestone plateau, Poulnabrone Dolmen is one of Ireland's most iconic archaeological monuments
  • Bunratty Castle
    Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is just 20 minutes from Ennis – a beautiful 15th century furnished castle with a living rural village.

ennis & beyond

Ennis is a vibrant town rich in Irish culture and tradition. It’s home to some of the finest traditional Irish musicians in the country and is the ideal base to discover the must-see attractions in Co. Clare.

Centrally located on the main route between Limerick and Galway, Ennis gives you all the charm and character of a beautiful little market town – with unlimited sight-seeing excursions such as The Burren, Cliffs of Moher and Loop Head Peninsula right on hand.

Whether it’s culture, history, the great outdoors or action sports, you’ll discover something new every day.

  • Sculpture Trail

    Ennis Walking Tours

    Wander through the picturesque medieval streets of Ennis and hear the fascinating tales and legends of famine, poverty, murder and rebellion.

  • Historic Buildings

    Ennis Cathedral

    This impressive 1843 Cathedral is well worth a visit and its spire is a useful landmark from afar.

  • Clare Heritage Museum

    Clare Heritage Museum

    Situated in the same building as the Tourist Office.   The Riches of Clare exhibition tells the story of Clare from 8000 years ago to the present day using original artefacts.