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County Galway

This beautiful and wild place blends perfectly with a strong artistic and cultural heritage; that epitomises County Galway. Enjoy the buzz of Galway city and the natural ruggedness of Connemara and the coast; what could be better than a cottage holiday in Galway!

On the west coast of Ireland lies County Galway, a gorgeous getaway destination that''s a firm favourite with visitors looking for relaxation. Known for its beautiful scenery in and around Galway Bay, Connemara and on the Aran Islands, this picturesque county makes a great base for exploring Ireland''s fourth largest city and the wilds beyond.

County Galway offers plenty in cultural, historical and outdoor attractions. The unique ambience of this region can be seen as local artists, artisans and even farmers open up their homes to visitors to display and sell their wares. Spend some time in the city of Galway, this lively thriving city is full of traditional pubs and in summer there''s a very lively arts scene, including the renowned Arts Festival that has made Galway the unofficial cultural centre of Ireland.

For those interested in the history Galway City Museum overlooks the famous Spanish Arch and houses exhibits that offer insight into the region''s rich history and heritage. There are also some stunning architectural buildings in the county that pay homage to Galway''s heritage, including the Church of Ireland St. Nicholas'' Collegiate Church that was founded in 1320 is the largest medieval place of worship still in everyday use in Ireland. There''s also Galway Cathedral and Dunguaire Castle which was built around 1520; both buildings are worth a visit as they have played an important role in Ireland''s history.

In the outer reaches of County Galway you’ll find spectacular scenery and an unspoilt interior filled with pristine lakes, valleys, mountains and rivers. Hikers will love the walks along the Twelve Bens peaks, and the coastline is littered with rocky inlets and small beaches that just beg to be explored.

Fishing is a popular pastime in Galway and Lough Corrib is one of the larger freshwater lakes that has become famous for its salmon fishing. For the more adventurous, a day trip out to the Aran islands, a visit to the Arigna mines or a tour of the mysterious Aillwee Cave are the perfect way to spend the day.

Our fine selection of cottages in County Galway provides the perfect accommodation from which to explore the region.
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66 cottages are available
  • Oughterard, Co. Galway
    Oughterard, Co. Galway×

    Rose Cottage

    Oughterard, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W5096
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Semi-detached character cottage for 2.

    Rose and March Cottages are semi-detached cottages situated adjacent to...

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  • Kinvara, Co. Galway
    Kinvara, Co. Galway×
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    Ref: W32259
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    The Kinvara Suites are situated within a converted 18th-century stone hayloft. They are set back from the road in...

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  • Kinvara, Co. Galway
    Kinvara, Co. Galway×
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    1
    1
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    Ref: W32260
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    The Kinvara Suites are situated within a converted 18th-century stone hayloft. They are set back from the road in...

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  • Oughterard, Co. Galway
    Oughterard, Co. Galway×

    March Cottage

    Oughterard, Co. Galway

    2
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: W5247
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Semi detached character cottage for 2.

    Rose and March Cottages are adjacent to the owner’s residence....

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  • Connemara, Co. Galway
    Connemara, Co. Galway×

    Gortrusheen House

    Connemara, Co. Galway

    3
    1
    1
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    Ref: YCCC
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Nestled between the hills and lakes of Connemara, this wonderful stone cottage is surrounded by natural gardens and...

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  • Mountbellew, Co. Galway
    Mountbellew, Co. Galway×

    Mountbellew, Co. Galway

    Mountbellew, Co. Galway

    3
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    Ref: W31651
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Self-contained and with a cosy feel, this single-storey holiday annexe has its own entrance and side garden for...

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  • Carraroe, Co. Galway
    Carraroe, Co. Galway×

    Carraroe, Co. Galway

    Carraroe, Co. Galway

    4
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    Ref: W6563
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    Sea views.

    Single storey detached cottage for 4.

    This two bedroom cottage is perfectly located between...

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  • Camus, Co. Galway
    Camus, Co. Galway×

    180 Camus, Connemara

    Camus, Co. Galway

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    2
    2
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    Ref: W32246
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This pretty traditional cottage has been converted to the ideal holiday home, conveniently located on the Wild...

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  • Clonbur, Co. Galway
    Clonbur, Co. Galway×

    The Cottage

    Clonbur, Co. Galway

    4
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: W6706
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Splendid views of valley, lakes and plains

    Detached cottage for 2/4

    This traditional hillside cottage, on...

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  • Roundstone, Co. Galway
    Roundstone, Co. Galway×

    176 Roundstone, Connemara

    Roundstone, Co. Galway

    4
    2
    1
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    Ref: W32244
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    This quaint, traditional holiday cottage stands detached, and is located on the beautiful island of Inishnee on the...

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  • Cashel, Co. Galway
    Cashel, Co. Galway×

    179 Cashel, Connemara

    Cashel, Co. Galway

    4
    2
    2
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    Ref: W32245
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Peacefully located on the Wild Atlantic Way, with beautiful views of Cashel Bay, the Twelve Pins and the...

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  • Roundstone, Connemara, Co. Galway
    Roundstone, Connemara, Co. Galway×

    Bridies Cottage

    Roundstone, Connemara, Co. Galway

    4
    2
    1
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    Ref: W5768
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Spectacular views over the bay and mountains.

    Detached character cottage for 4.

    This charming cottage on...

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