The list below may help you to plan your daily activities

We do recommend you ring or email service owners in advance, as it is possible some are operating a reduced or seasonal service. Should you be looking for something specific, please do get in touch and we will help in any way we can.

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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 7pm, please confirm. 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

Shamrock bar, Roundstone 0871217265
Cashel House Hotel. Cashel. 095-31001
Ballynahinch Castle. 095-31006
O'Dowds Bar. Roundstone. 095-35847
Mitchels Clifden.095-21867

Other info


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)
Ashford Castle.0949546003.
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.
Clifden Sailing school. [email protected]
Kayaking equipment seasonally available to hire. Gurteen Bay.

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