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Enter our Competition to Win a Luxury Hotel Break in Clare
Win a Fabulous Luxury Holiday Break staying at the Falls Hotel & Spa, Co. Clare
Win a 2 Night Stay, for 2 sharing, at Select Hotels - Falls Hotel & Spa, Co. Clare. The lucky winner will receive 2-nights accommodation with breakfast and one evening meal, along with tickets to visit Aillwee Cave & Birds of Prey Centre, Burren Nature Sanctuary, Doolin Cave & The Burren Centre & Kilfenora Céilí Band Parlour.
- Falls Hotel & Spa - The Falls Hotel & Spa in Ennistymon, is at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, and at the gateway to the Cliffs of Moher & Burren Geopark. When staying at The Falls Hotel, you are staying in hotel that gets its electricity from the power of the Cullenagh river running alongside them - yes, they are running on hydropower from the powerful cascades that give the hotel its name! By staying in the Falls, you will have significantly reduced your carbon footprint and your impact on the wonderful environment around us. The hotel is just 10 minutes from the majestic Cliffs of Moher and is the perfect base to explore this beautiful part of the country. Soak up all the wild natural attractions of the area from Loop Head to The Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and everything in between. Golfing and surfing are located in Lahinch, just 2km from the hotel. Doolin is 15 minutes from the hotel and from here you can take a cruise to the Aran Islands.
The award-winning luxurious River Spa is a haven within the River Leisure Club. The Club itself has a 20-meter swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, hydrotherapy pool, children's pool, a sauna and outdoor hot tub overlooking the river and a large gymnasium. The River Rascals Kids Club runs daily over the holidays, with lots of activities for the little ones! The hotel is privately owned and managed by the McCarthy Family and you will always receive a warm and friendly welcome when staying.
- Tickets to visit Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre, Burren Nature Sanctuary, Doolin Cave & The Burren Centre & Kilfenora Céilí Band Parlour. Heritage Island is offering tickets for two to visit some of the incredible visitor attractions of the Burren region.
Ailwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre - Discover the dramatic underworld of this unique landscape with a 35 minute guided tour through beautiful caverns, over bridged chasms, under weird formations and alongside the thunderous waterfall which sometimes gently sprays the unsuspecting visitor. Marvel at the frozen waterfall and explore the hibernation chambers of the long-extinct brown bears. Visit the Birds of Prey Centre, home to one of the largest and most varied collections of Birds of Prey in Ireland including Eagles, Falcons, Hawks, Owls, and Vultures. Expert bird handlers, audio guides and information boards provide detailed information on all these raptors. Daily flying displays provide a rare opportunity to see many of these wonderful birds in dramatic free flight. Be sure to taste the award-winning farmhouse cheese from the Farmshop at Aillwee Cave too! You may even be lucky enough to see the cheesemaker at work.
Burren Nature Sanctuary - Fota House is Ireland’s finest example of the Great Country House where grand opulent surrounding of the gentry Explore the Burren Nature Sanctuary Interpretive Trail which, showcases features of Burren geology and biodiversity through interpretive panels and audio tour. Discover fossils from ancient tropical seas in the limestone rocks formed over millions of years. Identify seasonal wildflowers growing in the spaces between the rocks. Look out for butterflies and orchids in the organic meadow; migratory birds at the Turlough, a freshwater tidal lake that empties every 11 hours and is a rare phenomenon. Stroll through the hedgerow of native Irish trees lining the ancient green road or boreen. Connect with nature, yourself and each other in the peace and tranquillity of this ancient landscape. Visit the Botany Bubble, home to the National Botanical Collection of unique and diverse Burren flora, where seasonal Alpine, Mediterranean, Arctic and tropical plants grow alongside native Irish wildflowers. Meet the farm animals: donkeys, pigs and sheep. Say hello to Frisky the feral Burren goat. Find the fairy houses in the native Hazel Woodland. Relax in the Sanctuary Café, enjoy fresh local produce.
Doolin Cave - home to one of the largest free-hanging Stalactites in Europe and the third- largest in the World. One of the best kept secrets on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way! Explore this unique Ireland experience that really lets you get under the skin of the landscape and culture and explore the people, places, history and legends. A tour of Doolin Cave is a rare opportunity to descend to a true wild cave as you are brought back 350 million years to see and learn how our world looked back then. As you journey from darkness into the light you have the opportunity to be in the presence of the longest free-hanging stalactite in the northern hemisphere and the only one like it in the world! Extend your stay by visiting rare breeds of animals on the nature trail and learn more about the nature of the Burren and the Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy the stunning views surrounding the cave visitor centre and relax and enjoy coffee or lunch in the cafe. It is the ideal day out for families.
Burren Centre & Kilfenora Céilí Band Parlour - The Centre offers the visitor a first-class experience with a ‘must-see’ exhibition, tracing the music and history of The Kilfenora Ceili Band, a spacious gift shop and a country-style tea room. A 12-minute film by world-renowned environmentalist and much admired film producer, Eamon de Buitlear, traces the story of the formation of the Burren from 320 million years ago. The Centre’s newest exhibition, the Kilfenora Ceili Band Parlour, brings the music of this iconic traditional band to life visually and aurally, taking the visitor on a magical musical journey. The ‘Walk Through Time’ exhibition traces the geological formation of the magnificent Burren region. The Burren Centre is truly a gateway to the Burren experience, in terms of its location in Kilfenora, and the comprehensive information it provides to those wishing to explore the Burren and its history. Beautifully displayed artefacts, original works of art, enthralling audiovisual and interactive experiences together with dramatic life-like reproductions of human activity all combine to provide an insight into the rich history and heritage of the Burren.
To be in with a chance of winning this prize, all you have to do is answer the simple question opposite - and submit the completed form.
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The Luxury Hotel Break Prize Draw takes place on Thursday, December 19, 2019, and the break can be enjoyed any time during 2020.
The prize is as stated above. You may only enter this competition if you are over 18 years of age at the time of submitting your entry. Only one entry is permitted per person (if you opt-in to receive our occasional news and offers, we will enter you a second time to increase your chances of winning). Anyone professionally associated with Heritage Island, Select Hotels or connected to this competition may not enter. Entries received, with the correct answer, are entered into the Luxury Hotel Break. The prize draw will take place on December 19, 2019, and the winner of the break can take their break at any time during 2020. The winner will be notified within 7 days of the closing date. You must agree that if you win we may publish your name and short address (name, region and country). The luxury break prize must be availed of in 2020 and is subject to availability and excludes peak booking, public holiday and special event periods. By entering this competition you agree to these Terms and Conditions.