See All that Clare has to Offer
Stay for a while in county Clare for a truly unique cultural experience in a remarkable natural environment, all your senses will be sated with a surfeit of delights – an ancient landscape, an abundance of locally produced food, music to rouse and restore, sights to astound and people as warm and graceful as the landscape they inhabit.
Many people visit Clare each year due to the Cliffs of Moher being the top tourist attraction in Ireland. But, there are much more tourist attractions and places to see in Clare than just the Cliffs of Moher. County Clare is famous for great traditional music, great festivals, great food and a long history. Below, we will explore with you some of the top Clare tourist attractions. No matter what your interests, there will be plenty places for you to visit to have a great time.
The Burren is a vast wide open space, and fortunate to have a number of excellent interpretive centers. The Burren is a walkers paradise and offers wonderful water sports, guided cave tours and cycling trails. Stand on 330 million year old limestone pavements of fossils, clints and grykes, filled with flowers from the Artic, Alps and Mediterranean growing side by side. Listen to the Atlantic waves crash into a vast network of unseen caves beneath your feet. Explore What The Burren Has To Offer here www.burren.ie!
Our internationally renowned caves, award-winning Burren Food Trail, Island Ferries and Cliff Cruises, Interpretative Centres and excellent accommodation work together and with the UNESCO Global Geopark to ensure the sustainable development of our communities, environment, and heritage. Find out more about where to stay, where to dine, what to do and our commitment to sustainability on www.burren.ie. Visit the Burren, stay another night!
Welcoming our visitors to Aillwee and The Burren for over 40 years.
From a ‘hole in the ground’ to ‘soaring with Eagles’ time spent at Aillwee Cave & Bird of Prey Centre is exceedingly enjoyed by all. For three generations Aillwee Cave and Bird of Prey Centre welcomes visitors to The Burren in County Clare. Our family gives your family a chance to explore its weirdly shaped underworld, enjoy unexpected freedom with majestic Birds of Prey and Indulge in the tasty rewards of smoky cheese or sweet fudge.
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is Ireland’s most authentic and complete medieval Castle. Its 19th century Folk Park is the largest open air museum in Ireland.
Bunratty Castle’s world famous nightly medieval banquets offer a unique entertainment experience. From our fairy village to our wonderful farm animals, from our famous homemade apple pie to our delicious scones in our Bunratty tea room a world of adventure awaits for visitors to enjoy.
View a World Class Wonder of Nature!
Descending over 70 metres/200 feet, view the largest free-hanging Stalactite in Europe and the third largest in the World.
What is more astounding than the size, is that the Great Stalactite was formed from a single drop of water over thousands of years.
Explore the deepest point of the Burren underground at Doolin Cave and enjoy one of the most interesting geological Clare tourist attractions.
Ireland’s oldest Perfume House
Perfumes, creams, soaps and candles inspired by the Burren, using natural and organic ingredients. A unique experience; watch the beautiful film about the Burren flowers, visit the Manufacturing Rooms, try the products, visit the shop. Enjoy a wander through the educational Herb Garden before enjoying freshly baked apple pie in the Tea Rooms (March-Oct). Daily talks and tours on perfume- cream- soap-making during Summer season. Admission Free. Open daily year round.
The Burren Smokehouse is a family-run business set up in 1989 in Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare. by the Owners Birgitta & Peter Curtin believe in buying the best foods Ireland has to offer, as locally as possible.
They source exclusively Irish quality raw materials to produce a superb smoked organic salmon and other types of fish in our highly acclaimed, award-winning artisan smokehouse.
Call in and taste the Organic Smoked Salmon.