Burren Outdoor Education Centre

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Burren OEC

Burren Outdoor Education Centre
Bell Harbour
Co. Clare, Ireland

Tel. 065 7078066
Fax. 065 7078195

Office hours 9am-5pm
Lunch 1pm-2pm

Email: burrenoec@lcetb.ie


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Download a list of what to bring with you for your visit
Download a map and directions to the centre
Download our price list
Download a booking form for a group activity visit
Download a booking form for a field study visit
Download a booking form for our summer camps
Download extra information for group leaders
Download Group name list
For your Satnav or GPS enter these coordinates: N 53.10043 W 9.06963



Facilities / accommodation

 Facilities include dining area and kitchen, 2 indoor multi-purpose rooms, showers, drying room, playing pitch and outdoor games area.

Accommodation is hostel style, in one area we have 2 dorms for 16 people each with 2 single rooms for leaders; in a separate area we have 5 rooms for 4 people and 1 twin room for leaders. Quality home cooked meals are provided for residential groups.

About us

The Burren Outdoor Education Centre was established by Co. Clare VEC in the early 1980’s. It is a purpose built and fully equipped centre situated amidst the rugged limestone hills of the Burren. We aim to provide quality outdoor education experiences to all participants exploring potential and offering achievement. 


At the Burren OEC we hope you will

• Experience fun, adventure and challenge while participating in adventure activities
• Learn new skills – how to paddle a kayak, read a map etc 
• Learn about the unique Burren environment 
• Learn and develop life skills – how to live and work as a group, solve problems as a team, improve communication skills.
• Learn about yourself – improve self confidence, deal with fear, cope with new and challenging situations.


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