The Point Pony Trekking and Horse Riding
Located in Ballyconneely, the riding centre is offers treks to all level of riders which are guided by the riding centres qualified staff. With beach, coastline and tidal treks available to guests and the stunning Twelve Bens are a backdrop, what better way to enjoy a day in Connemara on a local Connemara Pony.
Cleggan Beach Riding School
Offering both Trekking and Horse-Riding Lessons, the Cleggan Beach Riding School is open to all ages and welcomes guests of all levels. With treks ranging from 30 minutes upto 3 hours, riders can trek through the fishing village of Cleggan and watch the ferry take off to Inishbofin or even trek across to Omey Island in Claddaghduff. Treks are based on the tide so booking is essential.
Horse riding lessons and show-jumping lessons are also available to children and adults at all levels.
The Errislannan Manor Riding Centre open all year round and is just 6.5km from Clifden town. Suitable for all levels, the centre offers Pony Rides and Lessons, Therapeutic Riding, Pony Parties, walking tours and access to the Errislannan Manor Gardens which are a member of the Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland. https://www.errislannan-manor-riding.com/home
Moycullen Riding Centre
This family run business is located within 7 minutes to Moycullen and offers pony trekking, beach rides and lessons where you can explore the Wild Atlantic Way. The centre is open all year around and welcomes children and adults to enjoy some relaxing treks across mountains and Rusheen Bay. Packages at the centre are also available
For less experienced walkers and families, the Diamond Hill Trail in the Connemara National Park is well sign-posted and highly accessible, and those who make it to the top are rewarded with expansive panoramic vistas across Connemara.There are four trails in Connemara National Park. A Must when you visit Connemara. There is also a lovely coffee shop and great playground for the kids... Read More >>
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 beaches that are now within easy reach! Read More >>
Set between the Atlantic Ocean, 12 Ben Mountains and preserved boglands, lies the town of Clifden on the Coast of Connemara. Enhanced by spectacular scenery, championship golfing, horse-riding, walking, cycling, hill walking, beaches, fishing, scubadiving, painting, national parks, abbeys, castle ruins and over 5,000 years of living history. Read More >>
Wild Atlantic Way
Imagine driving along the absolute edge of Western Europe, Imagine exploring a 2,500km (1,553 miles) long coastline dotted with beaches, harbours, headlands and stunning viewing points, imagine stopping yourcar, feeling the salt spray in your face and the exhalation of Atlantic surf. You can do it all and more on the Wild Atlantic Way… a journey of inspiration! Read More >>
There's a wide range of fun outdoor activities in Connemara. Choose from coasteering, kayaking, surfing, rock climbing or hill walking.
Training is provided in mountain skills and navigation, lead climbing, white water kayaking. Read More >>
Connemara is surrounded by rivers and lakes that is home to world-class brown trout and the majestic Atlantic Salmon. Read More >>
Tours & Cruises
No visit to Connemara would be complete without a visit to Killary Fjord. The nine mile long inlet boasts some of the finest scenery in the West of Ireland, and because of its sheltered nature, its waters are always calm. Read More >>
Two miles from Roundstone, on the road to Clifden, are two of the finest beaches in Ireland. Gurteen Beach and Dog’s Bay lie back to back forming a tombolo jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean. Read More >>
Connemara offers many shops to enjoy, whether you're browsing for a special gift, or looking for a souvenir, or just treating yourself... See what's near to where you're staying...
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