• Mountains of Connemara

    Welcome to Connemara

    Welcome to Connemara, a place of contrasts, colours, wilderness and warm welcomes on the west coast of Ireland. From the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic speaking South Connemara, to the mountain vistas of North and West Connemara, the diversity of the landscape and the...

  • Glassilaun Beach, Connemara

    A Guide to Beaches

    Some of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches are located around the rugged coastline of Connemara, with many and varied options for exploring, beachcombing, swimming, walking and more. In this part of the world, you will never find yourself too far away from the great Atlantic Ocean...

  • Walking in Connemara

    Great Connemara Walks

    Archaeologist, author, broadcaster and adventurer Michael Gibbons is delighted to bring you these selection of fantastic heritage walks. The Walks 2 and half mile wide, by 5 miles long, discover the magnificent and magical island of Inishbofin. Ascend the heights of the majestic Diamond Hill...

  • Derryclare Lake by Robert Riddell

    Inagh Valley and Kylemore Tour

    No visit to Connemara is complete until you have traveled through the truly majestic Inagh Valley. Traveling past Ballynahinch Lough to your right, you will see the ruins of the ‘castle on the lake’ which once served as a prison to those who had ill-treated...

  • The Bog Road, Connemara

    The Bog Road

    The tranquil scenery of the Bog Road with the backdrop of the Twelve Bens is a true spectacle. Driving or cycling, take the R341 towards Ballyconneely, turn left at Ballinaboy before the bridge and you will discover the famous Roundstone Bog conservation area. Upland Blanket...

  • Diamond Hill at Connemara National Park

    Connemara National Park

    The Connemara horizon is dominated by more than fifty magnificent mountains in four tightly packed ranges, the Twelve Bens, Maum Turks, Partry and Sheffrey. Diamond Hill in the Connemara National Park, with its wood and cut stone path, offers a very safe way to go...

About Connemara

Mountains of Connemara

Welcome to Connemara

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Welcome to Connemara, a place of contrasts, colours, wilderness and warm welcomes on the west coast of Ireland. From the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic speaking South Connemara, to the mountain vistas of North...

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Alcock and Brown

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Connemara Marble

Connemara Marble

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Marconi Station, Connemara

The Marconi Station

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Connemara Hill Lamb

Connemara Hill Lamb

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Things to Do in Connemara

Electric and Hybrid Bike Hire and Tours Roam the highways and byways of Connemara at your leisure. Make molehills out of those mountains, cruise gently along the bog road, and strike out those quite, secluded...

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Glengowla Mines offer a fun day out for all the family! Buried beneath the Connemara Mountain lies a way of life long abandoned and almost forgotten just waiting for you to explore! Let the team...

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Paved road / side road, 7 km, 1.5 to 2 hours Leave Roundstone on the Ballyconneely Road, with Errisbeg rising above on the right. Away to the left we glimpse the end of Inishnee reaching...

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View at Ballynahinch

Ballynahinch Walk

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Venture to the majestic Ballynahinch Estate this summer season and explore the enchanting woodlands. Whether it is sunny or teeming with rain, Ballynahinch is a wondrous destination for locals and returning visitors. With over 6km...

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Producing champions in the heart of Connemara Although considered a new Stud, Manor Connemara Ponies and Noel Noonan have become very familiar names on the show circuit both in Ireland and the United Kingdom. This...

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Cashel Bay

Cashel Walk

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Paved side road, track, path / 6.5 km / 1 to 1.5 hour Begin the Cashel Walk opposite the Zetland Hotel, passing the community centre and hand-ball alley on your left. The rhododendrons dotted here...

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Places to Stay

Welcome to White Heather House, Bed and Breakfast, located in the heart of Clifden, County Galway, Ireland. White Heather House is the perfect place to stay when visiting Clifden and Connemara. Situated in the very...

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Buttermillk Lodge Guesthouse, Clifden

Buttermilk Lodge

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The Quay House, Clifden Harbour, Connemara

The Quay House

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Shopping in Connemara

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All Things Connemara

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  Local Crafts & Artisan Produce Connemara has a wealth of artisan producers making everything from pottery, baskets, sea-weed based cosmetics to knit ware and paintings. There is no better way to get the flavour...

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Cottage Handcrafts Shop

Cottage Handcrafts

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Walking in Connemara

Paved road / side road, 7 km, 1.5 to 2 hours Leave Roundstone on the Ballyconneely Road, with Errisbeg rising above on the right. Away to the left we glimpse the end of Inishnee reaching...

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View at Ballynahinch

Ballynahinch Walk

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Cashel Bay

Cashel Walk

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St Feichin's Church, Omey

Omey Island Walk

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