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Aillwee Cave

41 locals recommend
Ballyvaughan, County Clare
Phone+353 65 707 7036
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM

Tips from locals

June 26, 2019
The Aillwee Cave is one of the many caves beneath the Burren. It was formed by glacial melt waters that seeped through the cracks in the limestone pavement during an early ice-age. It is the oldest cave in the Burren at 1.5 million years old, and boasts some of the most spectacular stalactites and…
June 17, 2019
This is not just a show cave, its also a fantastic farm and cheese shop and a birds of prey conservation and dispaly centre. The site has beautiful walks and during the summer you can try your hand at woodland survival skills!
Emer & Paul
Emer & Paul
March 06, 2019
One of the oldest caves in Ireland. You can take a 30min guided tour through the cave system and if you're lucky you might even see a bat. This site also hosts the birds of prey sanctuary. Watch the spectacular birds fly over head and learn about their habitats. You can even get up close to the…