The Park House Hotel is the perfect base for touring Connemara’s stunning scenery including the Twelve Bens mountains, secluded beaches, charming fishing villages, acres of heather-rich peatlands, sparkling lakes and tumbling waterfalls. Described by Oscar Wilde as having a “savage beauty”, the ocean’s force has carved a coast of wild, raw beauty with the rugged coastline stretching from Spiddal right up to Leenane and the Killary Fjord. The Park House Hotel in Galway is the perfect hotel for your visit to Galway where you can easily take a day trip to the Connemara coast, where Europe’s tallest seacliffs provide and the many islands surrounding the rugged coastline provide a breath-taking backdrop. This beautiful area also boasts some charming towns and villages such as Cong, Leenane, Roundstone, Cashel and the main town of Clifden.
Some of Connemara’s most-photographed sights include the iconic image of Kylemore Abbey, the Connemara National Park under the shadow of Diamond Hill and the haunting beauty of Lough Nafooey, lined by the Maamturk mountains.
Connemara is a haven for outdoor pursuit enthusiasts. Choose from exhilarating walks, mountain climbs, cycling off the beaten track, superb golf courses, horseback riding along secluded beaches or deep-sea and freshwater angling. The Park House Hotel in Galway is the perfect hotel for your Connemara hotel break this summer.
Our Recommended Scenic Drive Routes
Connemara has some of the best scenic drives in Ireland and the following are a few suggested routes:
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