Doon (An Dun in Irish ) is situated on the shores of Doon Lake, the site of extensive woodland since pre-historic times. Doon Wood was one of the noted tourist attractions of 19th century Clare.
Originally the site of Doon Mulvihill, a tower house built on the site of an ancient fort. In 1986 three submerged canoes estimated to be 2,000-2,500 years old were found on the northern side of the lake.
Things to do
Walk: Follow existing forest roads, which have no trail waymarking.
Don’t miss our hidden gem
Views over Doon Lough