Local Activities

   

Ballyconneely offers a magnificent choice of activities for the visitor.

Golfers can enjoy the Connemara Championship Golf Links, just 5 minutes drive away. The Galway Golf Club offers a 72 par course, one of the finest golf courses in Ireland.

Fishermen will appreciate the peaceful atmosphere of the numerous bog lakes ( License required ) and other local rivers such as the Owenglen. For fine salmon fishing, the Ballynahinch Fishery (Permit required) – provides wonderful salmon and trout fishing. The shore fishing off the beaches and bays between Clifden and Roundstone is some of the best in Ireland. Deep-sea angling can be arranged through local skippers.

The wide variety of water sports includes sailing, wind-surfing, canoeing and water skiing. If you are particularly keen, scuba diving can be arranged with our local Dive School, Scubadive West.

For guests interested in horse-riding or pony trekking there are first-class horses and ponies available at local stables.

Connemara is a walkers paradise, with sandy beaches, bogs, lakes and mountains all within a short distance from the house.