Connemara National Park more info
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.
The Connemara Loop more info
The Connemara Loop is situated in breathtaking North West Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. Follow the Loop and be taken on a journey through an ever changing landscape of majestic mountains, spectacular beaches, the wild Atlantic, mist covered lakes, pre-historic bogs and shady glens. A landscape peppered with quaint but lively villages where all the convenience of the modern day is available alongside an opportunity to step back in time to a more relaxed and friendly era. The Connemara Loop is the perfect year round holiday destination for a week, a weekend or a month for families, couples and back-packers of all ages.
Connemara Walks – Michael Gibbons more info
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 with its panoramic 360 views from the summit. Journey back in time and visit Marconi’s oringinal radio telegraph station, explore the landing site of the first transatlantic flight by John Alcock and Arthur Brown, and discover a 5,000 old walkway all within a couple of hundred meters of each other on the Roundstone Bog Walk!
Walking Connemara more info
This walking holiday and Island Hopping Tour of the west coast of Ireland is a truly unique experience with the sights, sounds and atmosphere to both fascinate and amaze you.
It’s an active adventure of both nature and mind, so enthralling it will make you forget about everything else in the world. Bring along a good pair of walking shoes, protective rain gear, buckets & spades and suncream as they may be necessary! Each tour is led and hosted by Ireland’s well known Archaeologist Gerry MacCloskey and Brian Hughes, a native of Connemara. With a little luck you will see wild dolphins, grey seals, gannets or basking sharks between the islands.