Food and Drink
Roundstone House Hotel (Vaughans) somewhat of an institution in the area. It is a family run operation providing excellent bar food up to 7 pm. In the evenings the dining room is a treat to be enjoyed with spectacular views and food quality unmatched locally and rivaled only at the highest level. Book early to avoid disappointment:- 095-35864
Cashel House Hotel. Cashel. 095-31001
Ballynahinch Castle. 095-31006
O'Dowds Bar. Roundstone. 095-35847
Connemara Championship Golf Links. 095-23502
Excursions for soft days!
Kylemore Abbey and Gardens. North of Clifden (website)
Connemara National Park.Letterfrack.
Sky Road Drive. Signposted west of Clifden.
Innisboffin via Cleggan ferry. (website)
Aran Islands via Rosaveal. (website)
Taxi and Tour guide. Noel King 087-9582398
Bicycle Hire Roundstone Village.
Alcock and Brown Memorial landing site.(1st Non-stop Transatlantic Flight) Clifden Road.
Horse and Pony Riding
Errislanan Manor Riding. Lessons and treks. Stephen Brooks:- 095-21134
Pony Trekking at Ballyconneely:- 095-23685
Cleggan Beach Riding Centre:- 095-44746
Hill Walking and mountains
Errisbeg, Roundstone. A short climb but can be steep in places. Easy access at "no dogs" gate. Amazing view.
Twelve Bens. The horse shoe is a full days walk which takes in about 6 of the 12 peaks . Maps are available in Stanleys shop in Clifden along with walking and climbing guide books for many other Connemara mountain and trail walks.
Killary Harbour and Delphi Valley Drive. Take the Lough Inagh Valley route for some of the best scenery in Ireland. Check out "The Field" pub in Leenane.
Fishing, Sailing,Kayaking and boat trips.
Trout lakes near Clifden. Contact Stanleys shop in Clifden.
Salmon and Sea Trout at Ballynahinch Castle. 095-31006
Sea Fishing. Martin O"Malley 086-8207263
Dolphin and sightseeing rib trips. Martin O'Malley 086-8207263
Diving Boat and sites John Britton.086-2779622
Clifden Sailing and power boat club. Commodore Damien Ward 087-2418569.
Kayaking equipment seasonally available to hire. Gurteen Bay.