36. A Co. Clare Burren car drive from Kilfenora to the coast near Ballyvaughan - part 2 Caherconnell ring fort, Poulnabrone Dolmen and limestone hills and Atlantic Coast and Newtown Castle
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These archaeological sites are on the R480 on the Burren inland road to Ballyvaughan.
The stone ring fort of Caherconnel
You then keep on heading north up the R480 and after a few miles further north, on your right, you arrive at one of Irelands most famous and most photographed prehistoric sites ....
Poulnabrone Dolmen, archaeological site in the Burren: It is a neolthic ritual-burial site dating from about 2500 BC, i.e. over 4500 years old.
After our little archaeology excursion we heading down the road into Ballyvaughan with the limestone hills on either side of the road.
? Church, Ballyvaughan
The village of Ballyvaughan and then we drove in anti-clockwise journey on the R477 coast road.
The coast just off the coastal road R477 beyond Ballyvaughan ....
... where the limestone of the Burren meets the Atlantic Ocean.
... with the plant life existing in the eroded cracks in the limestone rock that simulate a model' river.
Then back to Ballyvaughan for refreshment!
An Fear Gorta Tea andGarden Rooms
The view across the road from the An Fear Gorta cafe, the pier at Ballyvaughan
Newtown Castle near Ballyvaughan, in the grounds of the Burren College of Art
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