Attractions

Beach in Doonbeg

White Strand

Secluded White Strand (Trá Ban) offers safe swimming sheltered from the Atlantic swells. With a Blue Flag rating, the 250m beach is patrolled by life guards in summer. It's 4km northwest of the village. Clare Kayak …
Beach in Doonbeg

Doughmore Bay

A long, sweeping 2km stretch of golden sand, Doughmore Bay is 8km north of the village. There's often good surf here; rent equipment in Lahinch.
Ruins in Doonbeg

Doonbeg Castle

The surviving little 16th-century tower next to the graceful stone bridge over the River Doonbeg is all that remains of Doonbeg Castle – its entire garrison was hanged in 1595 by the O'Briens, who had lost the castl…