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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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  • Recess, near Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway
    Recess, near Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway×

    Recess Cottage 116, Connemara

    Recess, near Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway

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    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire
    A perfect retreat. This delightful cottage is nestled in the mountains above the village of Recess, a walkers paradise.
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    This traditional style cottage is located in the heart of Connemara, close to the Wild Atlantic Way, yet at the foothills of the Maumturk Mountains on the Western Way Trail. It boasts spectacular views of the Twelve Bens and Lough Inagh. This is the ideal base for touring the western region. The cottage is geared up for walkers as it has a wonderful drying room.
    The village of Recess is located 13 miles from Clifden, here you will find a grocery store, the famous Joyces Craft Shop, a...

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

    188 Ballyconneely, Connemara

    Ballyconneely, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32249
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Enjoy beautiful views from this detached cottage, which is all on the ground floor and lies just 1 mile from the beach, shops and pubs.
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    Located in a quiet and tranquil area, this single-storey, detached cottage offers wonderful countryside views and lies just a short stroll to the nearby seashore at Bunowen. There are many wonderful walks in the surrounding area, and Ballyconneely, 1 mile, has a grocery store, bar and restaurant. Local activities include fishing, pony trekking, golf, coastal walks, surfing and boat trips. Visit Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey. Beach 1 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 1...

  • 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
    Enjoying views of the Twelve Pins mountain range and the sea, Ballyconneely is ideally situated for exploring the Connemara National Park.
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    This holiday home is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, less than one mile from Calla Beach. This single-storey, detached bungalow offers sea views to the front and views of the Twelve Pins mountain range to the rear. It is located between the harbour village of Roundstone, which is awash with restaurants, and Ballyconneely, where Connemara Golf Links is situated. Between both those villages lies an unspoilt landscape, ideal for walking or cycling, and the miles of coastline is great...

  • 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
    Have a holiday experience with a difference from this dormer bungalow, set on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
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    In a quiet location, this modern, detached, dormer holiday home lies at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and has views of the Aran Islands. Tastefully furnished and decorated, this spacious home is just 2 miles from the village. The Carraroe area promotes the Irish culture and language and has all amenities. The coastline is fringed with many sandy beaches offering shore fishing and swimming - the coral beach being the main attraction; the by-roads are ideal for walking. The fun-filled...

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

    123 Clifden, Connemara

    Clifden, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32229
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Nestling on the shores of the picturesque Lough Beaghcauneen where trout fishing is available in peace and tranquillity.
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    This single-storey, detached cottage is ideally located close to the banks of Lough Beaghcauneen, with picture windows overlooking the lake. There are 2 bedrooms in the main cottage with an additional en-suite bedroom in a separate annex. It is ideally situated for those lazy days around the lake or sampling the locally caught fish in the many restaurants, listening to the music and enjoying the ’craic’ in the pubs, or dancing to the Irish music. You can enjoy the Connemara...

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

    An Caoran

    Connemara, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W31397
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Set in 8 acres of grounds with is spacious interior, lawned garden and vaulted ceilings, this property lies just 5 minutes from the beach.
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    Rural location.

    Modern, detached house for 6.

    Carna is situated at the head of the peninsula, a lobster fishing centre and an ideal place to explore the vast wilderness of Connemara with its hills, lakes and endless shoreline. This beautiful cottage on the Wild Atlantic Way is fabulous with its spacious interior, vaulted ceilings, timber and tiled floor, and is furnished to a very good standard. Set in 8 acres of grounds, just 5 minutes from a sandy beach. The living room is...

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

    Knockbroughan Cottage

    Oughterard, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W31314
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire
    Close to Lough Corrib, and ideal for touring Connemara, this charming cottage is set in mature gardens and makes a peaceful holiday retreat.
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    Set in peaceful mature gardens.

    Traditional cottage for 4/6.

    This delightful, spacious, traditional country cottage, renovated to a very good standard, retains original charm and character. Set in peaceful mature gardens, close to Lough Corrib trout fishing lake. Enjoy private walks through owner’s farm and nice quiet walks to the lake and 15th century castle. Connemara, with its rugged beauty, mountains, rivers, lakes and unspoilt beaches all from the doorstep. The...

  • Roundstone, near Clifden, Co. Galway
    Roundstone, near Clifden, Co. Galway×

    112 Roundstone Apartment, Connemara

    Roundstone, near Clifden, Co. Galway

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    Ref: W32216
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Sea View - Open Fire
    Watch the fishing boats coming and going from your apartment, and then sample some of the seafood dishes in the many restaurants.
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    This spacious apartment is ideally located in the pretty village of Roundstone overlooking the harbour with views of the Twelve Bens as a backdrop. The village of Roundstone (Cloch na Rón) on the Wild Atlantic Way, is a charming and picturesque fishing village, nestled at the foot of Errisbeg Hill, with the Atlantic ocean lapping against its harbour and scenic coastline. There are a number of pubs, restaurants and cafe’s catering for all tastes, especially seafood dishes...

  • 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
    Discover scenic Connemara from this lovely holiday home, which is situated in a holiday village with crazy golf, tennis courts and a children’s play area.
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    Located in the Clifden Glen Holiday Village, this renovated, 3 bedroomed, detached property is set within a magnificent natural environment of mountain, meadow and river with spectacular views of the renowned Connemara landscape. This is an ideal holiday cottage for those looking for a family break. It makes a peaceful getaway and a good base for exploring all that the Connemara region has to offer.

    Facilities in the holiday village include crazy golf, a children’s play...

  • 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
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    This delightful property is bright and spacious, very tastefully furnished and very thoughtfully equipped. In a small development of five houses, in the rural village of Carraroe. The Carraroe Peninsula is surrounded by beaches with the coral beach, being the main attraction. It is ideally placed for touring Connemara and the bustling city of Galway is just 25 miles away. Access to the Aran Islands by air or sea is a short drive away. The area is beautiful, great for walkers, offering...

  • 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
    This thatched holiday cottage is situated on the coast road on the outskirts of the seaside resort of Spiddal
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    Superb views over Galway Bay.

    Thatched cottage for 4/6.

    This thatched holiday cottage is situated on the coast road on the outskirts of the seaside resort of Spiddal.

    With breathtaking views of Galway Bay, the Clare Hills and the Aran Islands, this is an ideal holiday base on the Wild Atlantic Way. From the back of the cottage you can walk by the seashore to the Blue Flag Beach in Spiddal.

    The historic and vibrant city of Galway is only 11 miles away and the...

  • 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
    A perfect, peaceful retreat for outdoor enthusiasts with mountain walks and hill climbing on the doorstep.
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    This traditional, stone built lodge is situated on an elevated site, at the foot of the Twelve Bens Mountains in Glencoaghan Valley. Connemara is wonderfully located for a ‘get away from it all’ holiday. Sit in the garden and admire the fabulous scenery and colours. The valley is an outstanding area of natural beauty and is an ideal base for walking and for touring the Connemara region. The cottage boasts wonderful mountain and countryside views with nearby access to the...

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