Connemara, a land of lakes, mountains and coastal routes, is an idyllic location for the short or long term visitor. Whether you enjoy visiting small towns and villages such as Clifden and Leenane, or hill walking along some great mountain trails, or spending time relaxing along the coastal roads, you will find many ways to spend your time in Connemara.
Connemara National ParkInterested in walking or adventure then visit Connemara National Park. See More
Connemara GolfFor the golfer, visit one of the excellent courses such as Connemara Links and Ballynahinch Castle
Connemara AdventureLooking for adventure, then Connemara is the place to be, whether it's hill walking, scuba diving, kayaking, kite surfing or just having good simple fun. The Connemara Adventure Challenge took place this year on Saturday May 9th. This 32.5km ( cycling, running, kayaking ) adventure race around Killary takes you through some stunning scenery. The Connemara Adventure Challenge takes place this year on Saturday 09 May. This adventure race (cycling, running and kayaking ) over a 32.5km course around Killary.
Driving through the Inagh Valley from Recess, with the Twelve Bens on your left and the Maamturks on your right and Lough Inagh in between can be a memorable experience even in inclement weather..
Places and Things of Interest in "Inagh Valley" Videos
- Twelve Pins
- Lough Inagh
- Maamturks and Twelve Bens
- Inagh Valley Drive
- Spiritual Connemara
The peninsula loop drives are short and can be done in succession, the time taken varies depending on when and how often you stop. The loops are also suitable for cycling and can parts can be walked..
Places and Things of Interest in "Loop Drives" Videos
- Sky Road Loop
- Cleggan Drive
- Renvyle Loop
- Rossleague Drive
Connemara PonyThe Connemara pony is a breed of pony which originated in the west of Ireland. The breed makes excellent show ponies. While travelling along the Connemara Loop Drives you are likely to see the ponies in fields or meadows. See More
Connemara HotelsLooking for a place to stay in Connemara, why not check out our Hotel and Accommodation listings.
Connemara MarathonThe Connemara Marathon took place this year on 12th April. The route takes you through some of the most beautiful scenery in Connemara. See website http://www.connemarathon.com/
Connemara AbbeyOne of the finest examples of an Irish abbey, Kylemore Abbey, located in a beautiful but remote valley in Connemara. See More
Connemara AttractionsLooking for things to do ? Places to visit then check out the best places in Connemara below.
Connemara Paul HenryThe beautiful scenery of Connemara was an inspiration to the artist Paul Henry, check out the Moving Postcards and Videos below.
Connemara MarbleThe region of Connemara is famous for it's gree marble with amazing light reflecting patterns. There is a marble quarry and gift shop selling marble in the village of Recess. See More
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