A visit to Killary Harbour is one of the top things to do when touring Connemara. Killary Fjord offers spectacular view and is surrounded, to the north, by Mweelrea, the highest mountain in Connacht and the Maumturk Mountains and the Twelve Bens Mountain Range to the south.
Killary Harbour and the surrounding area is one of the best places to visit for the outdoor enthusiast with excellent hill-walking and scuba diving in the area. There are regular boat trips around the fjord, run by Killary Fjord Boat Tours, this is the perfect way to enjoy the scenery.
For nature lovers, the sheltered Killary Harbour is a wonderful location for birdwatching, with nationally important populations of many species including ringed plover, mute swan, whooper swan, mallard duck, tufted duck and barnacle goose. Otters, a protected species, are known to breed at Killary Harbour.
The picturesque village of Leenane is close to Killary Fjord, famous as one of the locations for the Oscar Winning Film, The Field.
After a day spent enjoying Killary Harbour and it's beautiful surroundings of Connemara the Park House Hotel is the perfect hotel to stay in Galway, relax in one of our 99 luxury bedrooms and enjoy award winning food and hospitality.
Killary Harbour is located 1 hour and 30 minutes’ drive from the Park House Hotel.
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