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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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  • Kinvara, Co. Galway
    Kinvara, Co. Galway ×
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    Ref: W32260
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    This second floor apartment is the perfect hideaway to chill out and relax in. Explore the nearby Burren National Park, or sample the areas famous oysters.
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    The Kinvara Suites are situated within a converted 18th-century stone hayloft. They are set back from the road in a secluded garden in the centre of the picturesque town of Kinvara at the head of Galway Bay, and 2 minutes’ walk from the quayside. An external staircase leads to the two suites, each have a south facing balcony, offering views of the countryside and the nearby Burren National Park. Each suite retains the uninterrupted form of the original hayloft, with quirky...

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  • Oughterard, Co. Galway
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    Rose Cottage

    Oughterard, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W5096
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    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Rose Cottage is a semi-detached cottage situated adjacent to the owner’s residence and paddock, with its own separate entrance and parking area.
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    Semi-detached character cottage for 2.

    Rose Cottage is a semi-detached cottage adjacent to the owner’s residence and paddock, with its own separate entrance and parking area. It is full of character, treating the visitor to the country life delights of an open fire and wooden beams. Set in a pleasant rural location, one mile down a lane from the main road and 3.5 miles from the lovely historic village of Oughterard by the shores of Lough Corrib, the second largest lake in...

  • Oughterard, Co. Galway
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    March Cottage

    Oughterard, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W5247
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Rose and March Cottages are adjacent to the owner’s residence
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    Semi detached character cottage for 2.

    Rose and March Cottages are adjacent to the owner’s residence. Situated in their own paddock, they are semi-detached with whitewashed stone walls, each with its own separate entrance. They are full of character with beams and open fires.
    Oughterard, on the shores of Lough Corrib, is a lovely historic village, with its thatched pub, traditional stone fronts and a 19th century church, set at the gateway of the beautiful Connemara...

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  • Kinvara, Co. Galway
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    Ref: W32259
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    The perfect romantic hideaway with a sunny, south-facing balcony with glorious countryside views.
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    The Kinvara Suites are situated within a converted 18th-century stone hayloft. They are set back from the road in a secluded garden in the centre of the picturesque town of Kinvara at the head of Galway Bay, and 2 minutes’ walk from the quayside. An external staircase leads to the two suites, each have a south facing balcony, offering views of the countryside and the nearby Burren National Park. Each suite retains the uninterrupted form of the original hayloft, with quirky...

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  • Connemara, Co. Galway
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    Gortrusheen House

    Connemara, Co. Galway

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    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 wild, colourful flowers
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    Nestled between the hills and lakes of Connemara, this wonderful stone cottage is surrounded by natural gardens and wild, colourful flowers. There is endless walking and climbing with Connemara National Park on the doorstep. The holiday cottage is located along the Wild Atlantic Way and within easy driving distance of beautiful beaches at Letterfrack and Renvyle. You will find an 18-hole golf course on the coast at Ballyconneely. Kylemore Abbey and Gardens are a must, and are just across...

  • Mountbellew, Co. Galway
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    Mountbellew, Co. Galway

    Mountbellew, Co. Galway

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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 the holidaymaker
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    Self-contained and with a cosy feel, this single-storey holiday annexe has its own entrance and side garden for the holidaymaker. Centrally located and set along a main road, it is ideally placed for any type of holiday, particularly as a touring base and within walking distance of the village. Mountbellow has a weekly market presided over by the memorial statue of Bobbyjo, winner of the Grand National. The festival city of Galway, ‘Gateway to Connemara’, is about 1 hour....

  • Roundstone, Co. Galway
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    170 Roundstone, Connemara

    Roundstone, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32243
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Sea View - Woodburning Stove
    With abundant scenic walks on the doorstep, this charming harbourside cottage makes a tranquil retreat to explore Connemara.
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    This pretty, terraced harbourside cottage lies in the picturesque village of Roundstone, and boasts a thoroughly relaxing and quiet seaside location just a minute’s walk from local bars and restaurants. The village of Roundstone (Cloch na Rón), which is on the Wild Atlantic Way, is a charming fishing village, nestled at the foot of Errisbeg Hill with the Atlantic Ocean lapping against its harbour and scenic coastline. For a relaxing holiday, a romantic getaway, or an...

  • Roundstone, Connemara, Co. Galway
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    Bridies Cottage

    Roundstone, Connemara, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W5768
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Located on a small peninsula surrounded by Bertraghboy Bay and with stunning views to the ’Twelve Pins’ mountain range of Connemara
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    Spectacular views over the bay and mountains.

    Detached character cottage for 4.

    This charming cottage on the Inis NI Peninsula has been lovingly restored by the owner resulting in a bright comfortable cottage where modern day comforts marry perfectly with the charms of the past. Nestled on the Wild Atlantic Way, it occupies a superb location on a small peninsula, surrounded by the clear waters of Bertraghboy Bay and was featured on the TV series ’Monty Halls’...

  • Roundstone, Co. Galway
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    176 Roundstone, Connemara

    Roundstone, Co. Galway

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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 property is ideal for a seaside holiday in County Galway, close to the Connemara National Park.
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    This quaint, traditional holiday cottage stands detached, and is located on the beautiful island of Inishnee on the Wild Atlantic Way. The island is accessible via a bridge. There are many awe-inspiring views in the immediate area, from the coastline of the island, across the bay to Roundstone. The cottage boasts a thoroughly relaxing and quiet seaside location, and is less than a 10-minute drive from Roundstone village, 25 minutes’ drive from Clifden town, and a 60-minute drive...

  • Carna, Co. Galway
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    Carna, Co. Galway

    Carna, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W6360
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Open Fire
    This traditional Irish cottage provides an excellent base from which to enjoy the delights of Connemara
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    In the heart of Connemara.

    Detached single storey cottage for 4.

    This traditional Irish cottage provides an excellent base from which to enjoy the delights of Connemara. On the Wild Atlantic Way, Carna is a wonderful place to visit, where the rugged mountains and clean beaches of the Connemara landscape abound. The area is a lobster fishing centre and culturally has much to offer. In the evenings enjoy some "Ceilidh" dancing and the atmosphere in the local pubs where you...

  • Camus, Co. Galway
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    180 Camus, Connemara

    Camus, Co. Galway

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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
    Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way, Camus is a charmingly traditional cottage in a most evocative setting in County Galway.
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    This pretty traditional cottage has been converted to the ideal holiday home, conveniently located on the Wild Atlantic Way. Set close to a swan colony, the property occupies a quiet and tranquil location, promising a calm and relaxing holiday to guests. The sun room is the perfect spot to enjoy a morning cuppa, from which you can watch the sun rise over County Galway’s scenic countryside. The sea and the mountains are close by, meaning that water activities, fishing, swimming and...

  • Roundstone, near Clifden
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    190 Roundstone Cottage, Connemara

    Roundstone, near Clifden

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    Ref: W32224
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities
    Relax and enjoy the lovely views of the Twelve Bens, Errisbeg Hill and Roundstone Bay, or spend the day exploring the Wild Atlantic Way.
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    Situated on the island of Inishnee, which can be reached by road, 4 miles from Roundstone, this detached single-storey cottage is the perfect spot for a peaceful holiday in the heart of Connemara. The cottage overlooks the bay at Roundstone village, and has views of the Twelve Bens mountain range, Errisbeg Hill and the Atlantic Ocean. The island featured in the ’Monty Halls Great Irish Escape’ TV programme. The rustic traditional exterior of this cottage gives way to a...

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