News & Updates from Doolin Cave

Burren named as Best Community Tourism Project by Lonely Planet

Burren named as Best Community Tourism Project by Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet named the Burren EcoTourism Network the Best Community Tourism Project in its Best in Travel picks for 2021.  “Joining together to promote slow tourism, local engagement and a greater responsibility for a more sustainable future for all in the area”, the publication writes. “All enterprises subscribe to the Burren & Cliffs of Moher

Doolin Cave - Safety Charter

The Covid Safe Cave

Ireland has reopened its tourist attractions but only under strict guidelines from our governing body,Failte Ireland to ensure the safety of visitors. It was a proud and happy day when we at Doolin Cavereceived our Covid-19 Safety Charter Certificate which is available to view in our Visitor Centre hereon the Wild Atlantic Way. When you

Some summer favourites from the Garden Café at Doolin Cave.

Uncle Dave’s Brown Bread Ingredients 2oz white flour                                                         .5 pint of buttermilk 1oz bran                                                                     1.5 oz butter 1 tbs wheatgerm                                                      .5 tsp salt 1 heaped tsp. breadsoda                                        1 tbs. brown sugar 1 egg (Beaten) 12 oz wheatmeal organic flour   Method Mix all the dry ingredients, rub in the butter. Stir in the beaten egg

Set in Stone

I start off by asking how he came to work at Doolin Cave. “Well I’m in college at moment studying architecture and I needed a summer job and have always had an interest in geology. I’m a local and saw that caves seemed to be a big thing in the area and as I had

Doolin Cave wins Responsible Tourism Award

Doolin Cave beat off stiff competition from the other finalists (The Burren Nature Sanctuary & Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre ) to be named the gold award winner on the day. The judges for the competition included: Catherine Mack (responsibletravel.com) Kevin Griffin (DIT tourism lecturer and former-EDEN awards judge) Paddy Mathews (Fáilte Ireland)

WWOOFing His Way Around West Clare

This week the Doolin Cave team spoke with Arthur, a WWOOFer, who is making his way around the Clare Countryside and is currently helping us with some work on our nature trail. For those of you who maybe reading this and thinking “what’s a WWOOFer?”, don’t worry I was also in this predicament. WWOOF stands

10 Years a Caving

For those of you who may not have met Jim, he is a striking character, standing over six feet tall with a beaming smile; he is the embodiment of the big friendly giant. He is just finished a tour when I catch up with him and is always up for a chat. I begin by

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