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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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  • Cleggan, Co. Galway
    Cleggan, Co. Galway×

    118 Cleggan Cottage, Connemara

    Cleggan, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32217
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Woodburning Stove

    Sitting peacefully in tranquil surroundings with great views, this detached cottage is located on the Wild Atlantic...

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  • Clifden, Co. Galway
    Clifden, Co. Galway×

    Clifden Cottage 139, Connemara

    Clifden, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32219
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    Located in the Clifden Glen Holiday Village, this renovated, 3 bedroomed, detached property is set within a...

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

    Rhadharc Na N-oileain

    Carraroe, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W31830
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    In a quiet location, this modern, detached, dormer holiday home lies at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and has views...

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  • Recess, near Clifden
    Recess, near Clifden×

    Recess Cottage 163, Connemara

    Recess, near Clifden

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    Ref: W32222
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This traditional, stone built lodge is situated on an elevated site, at the foot of the Twelve Bens Mountains...

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  • Clifden, Co. Galway
    Clifden, Co. Galway×

    107 Clifden, Connemara

    Clifden, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32228
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This beautiful, third floor, penthouse apartment is located in Clifden, the capital of Connemara. A lift is available...

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  • Spiddal, Co. Galway
    Spiddal, Co. Galway×

    Spiddal, Co. Galway

    Spiddal, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W6571
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    Superb views over Galway Bay.

    Thatched cottage for 4/6.

    This thatched holiday cottage is situated on the...

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  • Cleggan, Co. Galway
    Cleggan, Co. Galway×

    Atlantic View

    Cleggan, Co. Galway

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    Ref: YEX
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Set at the edge of a working harbour, in the beautiful fishing village of Cleggan on the Wild Atlantic Way,...

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  • Spiddal, near Inverin, Co. Galway
    Spiddal, near Inverin, Co. Galway×

    Gaoth Saile

    Spiddal, near Inverin, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W31903
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Woodburning Stove

    This truly wonderful thatched holiday property, brimming with character and charm, is 300 yards from the sea. Located...

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

    Cuilane

    Carraroe, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W31474
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This delightful property is bright and spacious, very tastefully furnished and very thoughtfully equipped. In a...

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

    Knockbroughan Cottage

    Oughterard, Co. Galway

    6
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    Ref: W31314
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    Set in peaceful mature gardens.

    Traditional cottage for 4/6.

    This delightful, spacious, traditional...

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  • Ballyconneely, Co. Galway
    Ballyconneely, Co. Galway×

    142 Ballyconneely, Connemara

    Ballyconneely, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32242
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    This holiday home is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, less than one mile from Calla Beach. This single-storey,...

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  • Ballyconneely, Co. Galway
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    102 Ballyconneely, Connemara

    Ballyconneely, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32227
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Located on the Wild Atlantic Way, this wonderful property overlooks the Coral Strand beach and Mannin Bay with...

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