Explore the Burren
The Burren has so much to offer for all. Enjoy the beautiful views while doing the Burren
Walks. You can see magnificent sightings of the famous Poulnabrone dolmen. As well as a
walking tour, Hotel Woodstock offer a 10% discount on the helicopter tour available for all
our guests to avail of at the Burren.
The Michael Cusack Visitor Burren Centre is a great place to be involved in a cultural,
historical and educational tour. The Burren Visitors Centre has many facilities like gift shops,
cafes, restaurants and picnic areas for a day full of fun.
Caherconnell Stone Court
Caherconnell Stone Court is a kilometre away from the Poulnabrone dolmen is the gateway
to the forts and tombs of the Burren. It also holds Sheepdog Demonstrations which shows off
the impressive collies rounding up sheep and it is very impressive to watch.
Hazel Mountain Chocolate Factory
Hazel Mountain Chocolate Factory is situated in Bell Harbour based along the Wild Atlantic
Way. They are Irish chocolate makers who craft chocolate with sustainable and natively
sourced ingredients. It is Ireland’s only bean to bar chocolate factory.
Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher is Clare’s most popular tourist attraction to visit. The Cliffs of Moher visiting
centre is located on the Wild Atlantic Way and has the most the most beautiful views that it’s
no surprise that it attracts so many people to the landmark. While at the Cliffs of Moher, you
can organise a coastal walks that guide you along the cliffs while coming across facilities at
the cliffs like the Visitor Centre and O’ Brien’s Tower.
At Hotel Woodstock, we provide an exclusive 10% discount on Cliffs of Moher Cruise Tours
so you can view the cliffs from the water below.
Aillwee Caves and Birds of Prey gives your family a chance to explore its weirdly shaped
underworld and enjoy unexpected freedom with majestic birds of prey. It’s a trip not to be
missed, and you will be sure to come away with lasting memories. Even on a rainy day this is
the perfect day out.
Kilrush Aqua Park
Aqua Park is located 46 kilometres from Hotel Woodstock at the Kilrush Marina in County
Clare. The course runs for an hour and wet suits are provided. Pre-booking is essential! It’s a
for sure way to keep everyone entertained and a fun active day for some family bonding.
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Raw natural beauty can be seen at the Kilkee Cliff walk for everyone to enjoy. On the Cliff
Walk, there are stunning views to behold, haunting ocean sounds to be heard and the wind
will undoubtedly blow life through your soul.
The Alpaca Experience is offered in Kilkee, Co. Clare. The Flying Alpaca is a family-run
farm with alpacas, horses and chickens. They’re the only alpaca farm in Loop Head offering
alpaca trekking. This is a fun activity and suitable for all ages and fitness levels and is
guaranteed to put a smile on your face!
12 O’ Clock hills
The Hill Knockanuarha is located 5km southeast of Kilkishen Village in East Clare. The
main summit is marked by the Ordnance Survey Trig Point or Triangulation Pillar. It is a
great fun active activity to do with the family.
The 12 O’ Clock Hills Walk are a range of walks that are suitable for people with different
fitness levels and interests. Everyone is able to access the forestry and paths have been
developed under the trees and by the streams to add to the charm of the area and provide
access to heritage areas.
Deerpark Outdoor Paint Balling Centre
Clare Paintball is an outdoor/adventure centre located in Quin, Co. Clare. They provide
paintball, splatball and other airsoft activities. Located just 21 kilometres from Hotel
Woodstock, it would be the perfect way to spend the day with young adults.
Why not take a trip to Lahinch and have some fun with the waves? Lahinch Surf School
offers a fun experience to learn how to surf and have a lot of fun while doing it. With their
instructors being qualified, you are sure to be safe in the water!
The Escape Rooms
Escape Rooms are located just 6 kilometres away from the hotel in the Quin Road Business
Park in Ennis. The Escape Rooms offer an interactive, adventurous way of accomplishing a
mission by doing puzzles in under 60 minutes.
Mountain View Horse-riding Centre
Mountain View Horse Riding Centre offers teenagers who have all different levels
experience to join them in many different treks across the beautiful countryside. They are just
located 10 minutes outside the seaside village of Doolin. Perfect way to have fun and
discover the beauty of the Burren!
Kilnamona Pitch & Putt
Kilnamona Pitch and Putt is situated just an 8 kilometre drive from Hotel Woodstock. Once
you’ve paid the admission charge you can play for the day, which is excellent value. All
equipment is provided and it caters for many different groups. Are you ready to get a hole in
Kayaking with Clare Water Sports
Fancy sailing on Ballyalla Lake in Ennis? Clare Water Sports provides a fun and active
activity for all! They have kayaks and SUP boards for rent at the lake which is really
convenient for families. With being located a 6 kilometre drive away from the hotel, it is a
perfect way to have a paddle and enjoy the day!
Nevsails Watersports and Rock Climbing Centre Kilkee
Nevsail Watersports has been operating since 2004 in Kilkee and provides lessons and fun for
all sorts of water activities, rock climbing and even archery. Nevsail Watersports is situated at
the beach front by the Life Guard and accommodates everyone from beginners to advanced!
What a fun way to have a fun day with your teens!
Empire Movieplex Ennis
Want to settle down with a good movie in the evening time with your teenagers? Empire
Movieplex situated on Parnell Street in Ennis, has an ideal movie night experience for you.
From having 7 screens available in this cinema, I’m sure you will be able to find a movie that
everyone in the family will like.
Doolin Cave and Visitor Centre
The award winning Doolin Cave and Visitor Centre is home to the Great Stalactite. This
place is a perfect getaway to learn some fascinating things and see one of Ireland’s leading
The Cascades in Lisseycasey is a perfect place for a nature walk and time away from the
hustle and bustle of the main tourist areas in Clare. Lisseycasey Cascades is a calming oasis
that allows you to relax with nature and listen to the calming noises from the water. Its home
to a variety of wildlife and endangered species of plants. A perfect getaway for your
teenagers to experience real beauty.
Father Ted’s House
Father Ted was a popular sitcom focused on three priests living on a remote island off the
west of Ireland. Today, you can spend the afternoon visiting the famous Father Ted’s house
being only a quick 25 kilometre drive away from the hotel. A great way to see the house for
yourself and tour around the premises and see where all the magic happened!
Ballybeg Woods is situated a 7.5 kilometre drive away from Hotel Woodstock. It is the
perfect location to get out and about and enjoy the nature that Clare offers. Explore the many
different routes Ballybeg Woods have to offer and take in the fresh air as you enjoy the
scenic routes of the woods.
Dromore Woods is also another beautiful place to visit. With different walking routes, a
beautiful lake and many picnic areas located around the forest, it is an ideal place to bring
teenagers to enjoy the sun.
Doughmore beach is situated in Doonbeg, Co. Clare. It has beautiful scenic areas nearby like
the cliffs of Baltard and Killard. It is a surfing hotspot that challenges you with the waves. If
you want a picturesque location with a sandy terrain, head to Doughmore Beach!
A loop walk is the perfect way to get active and explore the Burren for a day of adventure.
The views from the Mullaghmore Climb are spectacular and it’s a great way to see the
unique views of the Burren. There are many different routes to explore and is a great
way to stay fit while checking out the beautiful scenes of the Burren.
Atlantic Air Adventure Shannon
Atlantic Air Adventures is situated just a swift 24 kilometre drive from Hotel Woodstock. It
allows you to experience flight from the captain’s seat with a Flight Simulator Experience
Gift Voucher. It is an unforgettable experience and one to avail of while you can.
Go Gaelic Clarecastle
If you really want a taste of Irish sport and culture, Go Gaelic Ltd. Is the place to go! Go
Gaelic is situated 7.3 kilometres from the Hotel in Clarecastle, and provides an active and
passive introductory courses to Gaelic Games by both audio, visual and practical coaching
aids. If you want to feel native, Go Gaelic!
Lees Road which is also known as John Sullivan Park and is located 3.2 kilometre drive from
the hotel. It is a sport and amenities park that is set in 134 acres of feature-rich, biodiverse
woodland and parkland. Perfect place to go for a run or kick a football or skate at the
skateboard park. Your choice is limitless!
Scattery Island is an isle just off Kilrush, Co. Clare and is truly unique tourist experience on
Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. There is loads to see with several historical sites and unspoilt
natural beauty that lies in peace and tranquillity. Take a guided walking tour yourself, to
experience the islands inhabitability and rich history.
The Spa Wells Lisdoonvarna
Lisdoonvarna Spa Wells Heritage Centre & Pump Room is Ireland’s only remaining spa.
Visit the Award Winning Exhibition on the history of spas, the discovery of the mineral wells
in Lisdoonvarna, the scientists who wrote about the health-giving qualities of the waters, the
growth of Lisdoonvarna into a Victorian Spa Resort, and how Lisdoonvarna became the
venue for Ireland’s premier MatchMaking Festival. Why not try the health-giving Sulphur
Water Tasting from the Pump Room?
Rock Shop Liscannor
The Rock Shop is a family owned and run business and with the help of knowledgeable
dedicated staff. With only being a 37 kilometre drive from the hotel, it boasts a fascinating
display of fossils, gemstones and collectible rocks for collectors young and old. Relax in their
peaceful tearoom with the stunning view of Liscannor Bay while nibbling on their homemade
The Planet Leisure Centre is a great place to have a fun day with the kids. With an indoor
play area, arcade, laser tag room and bowling facility, there is plenty activities for people of
all ages. They also offer pool and snooker games to people to avail of. It really is a fun family
day at the Planet in Ennis.
For more information please call 065 6899800