Located in the heart of The Burren Region of County Clare. Perched high on its Burren terraced mountainside with what has to be one of the most spectacular views of Galway Bay, along The Wild Atlantic Way, Aillwee is a place full of wonder, beauty and discovery.   




Ireland’s Premiere Show Cave; Expert guides will accompany and inform you during your leisurely Cave tour. The tour consists of a 35-minute stroll through the beautiful caverns unveiling a unique Burren underground landscape  


The Birds of Prey Centre has been educating and entertaining visitors with dynamic flying displays set against the dramatic Burren Landscape, since 2008. The centre offers dynamic flying displays where the visitor can interact and get up close and personal to the birds, a home to eagles, falcons, hawks, and owls from all over the world. An awareness of raptor conservation both in Ireland and internationally is also important.  

In the Farmshop, allow your Foodie self to take over as you see the location of the Cheese Factory and see the Gouda style cheese being made in front of you during its season – April to October. Become lost in the Farmshop as a team member will talk you through the process of Cheese-Making and reveal the one of a kind 35-year story of Burren Gold Cheese at Aillwee. All this, while you taste your way through the cheeses learning texture, taste and ageing within the different cheeses.  

For your sweet tooth, indulge in our home-made Fudge while we talk you through all the flavours available. 








Face Coverings must be worn on site at all times



Welcome to the Aillwee Cheese Club! Let’s embark on a scrumptiously unique, 3-month Burren Gold Cheese journey.
As a club member, we will send you a cheese box every month for three months. You will receive you box at the beginnng of each month. Each cheese box includes a variety of seasoned cheeses which will be accompanied with products specifically chosen by our experienced Farm Shop Team here at Aillwee.
Furthermore, this package guides you through the story of how our Burren Gold Cheese has come to life over the last 35 years. Each box will tell its own story, with insights on the use of our traditional cheese making methods, our smoking process, the ageing of our cheese and suggested pairing and meal ideas.
These cheese boxes have been tailored to offer you a different experience each month, therefore at the end of your cheese club journey you can safely call yourself a fully qualified cheese enthusiast!
So, what are you waiting for? Join the exclusive Aillwee Cheese Club, you know you want to!

Membership can also be purchased on behalf of someone else – what a unique gift for the cheese lover in you life!

For further information on our Aillwee Cheese Club please CLICK HERE 


Aillwee Cave - Irelands Premier Show Cave and Birds of Prey Centre, The Burren, Co. Clare

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