Superb Accommodation & Guided Local Tours Welcome to Into The Burren


Fanore Beach
Fanore Beach from The Burren Way

Cosy Accommodation and Tours of the Burren in the ideal location for you and your family's holiday or for time away with your group of friends. 

Into The Burren is only a 3 minute drive from Fanore Beach, voted Clare's best beach, and about a half an hour's drive from the Cliffs of Moher. The Burren Way, with its magnificent hikes and walks, is right on our doorstep

Fanore is located midway on the Wild Atlantic Way and is perfectly situated for exploring the Burren and North Clare or for those longer day trips to the Aran Islands, north to Galway and Connemara. east to Lough Derg and East Clare, or south to Limerick and Loop Head.

Our newly renovated Studio Lofts will provide you with a friendly and welcoming space where you can relax and enjoy everything that Co. Clare and the West of Ireland have to offer.

Kathleen welcomes you to Ino the Burren Fanore
Outdoor dining at foot of Burren Mountains

Welcome to "Into The Burren", - a family-run B&B with Self-Catering facilities and also Tours of the Burren, located here in Fanore, Co. Clare Ireland.

We understand that you are looking for a cosy welcoming place to stay where you can feel safe and secure and still get value for your money. We have the ideal place for you. Into The Burren is situated at the foot of The Burren Way with its magnificent hikes and walks and close to Fanore Beach for excellent swimming and surfing. The Cliffs of Moher are just a 30-minute drive away.

We aim to deliver a comfortable setting for you to experience the magic of the Burren and the surrounding locality. We have recently renovated 2 Studio Lofts and we can now accommodate up to 11 guests. We have converted The Hub into a Dining/Chill Out area with a full kitchen. We provide a healthy Continental Style Breakfast here and you can cook and enjoy any other meals that you might fancy. There is plenty of room for families and groups of all sizes and ages.

We are mindful of our guest’s security and privacy and we have designed our property around this. There is a separate guest-only entrance gate to the house and also a separate hall door. We have fenced off the site so that there is now a substantial outside area for the exclusive use of our guests. We live downstairs and are available at all times to help but will of course respect your wishes around privacy. 

There are loads of things to see and do - Take a tour with Kathleen, Hike the Burren Way, the Fanore to Ballyvaughan waymarked trail or the Black Head and Caher Valley looped walks.  Swim, Surf and Fish at Fanore Beach. Visit the nearby Cliffs of Moher. Explore the Burren National Park. Or take a longer day trip to Connemara or Galway or Limerick or Lough Derg!! Enjoy a meal or a pint in O Donoghue's Fanore or one of our other local restaurants and bars. Or just chill out and relax in the Hub or outside toasting marshmallows and telling stories around the Firewok -  BBQ optional!!

It's all here and more 

Why not Stay - Explore - Experience

What County Clare has to offer here at Into The Burren

Gentian Room at Into The Burren Fanore Co. Clare
Into The Burren Fanore Holiday Homes Clare
Bedroom at into the Burrren Holiday Homes Clare



If you're looking for unique accommodation in Co. Clare, on the Wild Atlantic Way, then we've got the answer for you. Nestled in Fanore in the coastal heart of the Burren and with Fanore Beach and the Burren Way nearby we have 2 cosy studio lofts ideal for visitors and holidaymakers. Guests can choose to book either both apartments as a package or you can book just one of them.

Each apartment has a newly renovated bedroom with an en suite as well as a stunning view of the Burren. Guests also have the lobby area with a fridge and a water cooler etc. for that quiet glass of wine or early morning cup of coffee.

Kitchen with view of stone wallFanore Holiday Homes Clare
Chill Out Area at Into The Burren Fanore Co Clare
Outdoor Alfresco at the foot of the Burren Way


Detached from the house is a private space we call 'The Hub'. This has a fully fitted-out kitchen and dining area. It is also an ideal space for guests to chill out and relax. The ‘Hub' has a retro music system, guitars, board games, books and lots more for your enjoyment. The outside area has a BBQ and Firewok along with outdoor furniture. Guests can take in the panoramic views of the Burren Mountains and Galway Bay.

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Donkey on Burren Way Fanore Clare
Gráinne -She tends to ramble a bit!
Our Sheep on Burren Way Fanore Co. Clare
Sunshine with her 2 lambs, Blue & Belle


I'm Kathleen, a National Tour Guide - Failte Ireland approved and a member of ATGI (Association of Tour Guides of Ireland). Living here in Fanore has given me the opportunity to develop a number of options for tours of the Burren and surrounding areas. Tailor-made tours can also be arranged specifically around sites you would like to visit or things you'd like to do & see!!  You can tick off some of your Burren Bucket List with me !!!                                              

Why not Take a look at some tours here


Where is Into The Burren?'

Into The Burren is a family run Bed and Breakfast with Self Catering facilities and also a Tour Experience provider located close to Fanore Beach in the coastal heart of the Burren in Co. Clare. Here is the map 

What facilities and areas of the property do we have use of?

You will have your own entrance and front door. Your accommodation is upstairs in our newly renovated studio loft(s). Here there is a lobby area for tea, coffee, or glass of wine. You will also have use of what we call the Hub with a full kitchen and chill out/dining room area and of the outside space with BBQ, Firewok, and outdoor furniture.

We live downstairs with our own entrance. We will of course respect your wishes around privacy.

How close is Into The Burren to Fanore Beach and the Cliffs of Moher?

Fanore Beach. perfect for swimming and surfing, has Blue Flag beach status and is a 3-minute drive - the iconic Cliffs Of Moher are about 30 minutes drive from ‘Into The Burren’.

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Al fresco dining at Into the Burren on the Burren Way

65+ reviews

"Fantastic location and house, Kathleen and Chris gave us a beautiful, warm welcome explaining what we could do nearby"

Siobhan Moylan

Hi, I'm Kathleen...

Welcome to your Irish holiday home in Fanore, Co. Clare. 

Into The Burren is an idyllic location for you, your family, and friends, or for groups to Stay Explore and Experience the unique landscape that is the Burren. 

Your visit here will be a memorable one full of fun, inspiration, and the craic!!  -  you will leave us with a few good stories to tell!!

Kathleen Bond

Kathleen and Donkey at Into The Burren Fanore Co. Clare
Into the Burren Fanore Superhost
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Certificates achieved by our Self Catering Holiday Home in Clare
Into The Burren  Co. Clare