Liscannor Holiday Homes Clare
Liscannor is a small coastal village in Co. Clare nestled between the seaside town of Lahinch and the fishing village of Doolin. The village lies on the shores o Liscannor Bay and the world remowned Cliffs of Moher are just 5km west of the village. Between Lahinch and Liscannor lies the small village of Moymore.
In the village are the remains of a castle built by the O’ Connors but later wrested from them by the O’ Briens. Nearby in Castle Street is the house in which John Philip Holland (1841-1914), inventor of the first submarine was born.
Some 3km north west of Liscannor on the road to the Cliffs of Moher stands a tall pillar, O’Brien’s monument, erected in 1853. Near this monument lies St. Brigid’s Well, the waters of which are believed to have curative powers.
Liscannor is perhaps best known for the dark blue/black coloured natural stone that is mined there. Liscannor Stone has found its way all over Ireland and indeed the world and can be seen in the construction of homes through out the locality.
Worth visiting in the Liscannor area is the Moher Hill Farm and Leisure Park. Beautifully situated overlooking Liscannor Bay, this award winning farm enables Visitors to interact with a variety of beguiling animals, those typical to Irish farms, and some from more exotic locations including emu, ostrich, llama and a family of Vietnamese pot bellied pigs.
There are also a number of purpose built indoor facilities inclding go-karting, bouncing castle and ball pool and a range of outdoor facilities including animal paddocks, mini golf, fully equipped children’s play area and picnic area.
Liscanor is less than 5km from the world renowned Lahinch Golf Links