Family Breaks Gallery

Family Days out Exploring Connemara and the Wild Atlantic Way

We can recommend a host of fantastic attractions and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Whether it is a walk through Connemara National Park, a visit to Killary Sheep Farm or a cruise along Ireland only fjord with Killary Cruises.

Our Top Tips:

Cycle the Wild Atlantic Way:
We would be delighted to organise local bike hire and packed lunches for a day exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. We have specially designed routes perfect for family adventure with stops at local beaches and beauty spots on the route. 

Historical House & Gardens:
Kylemore Abbey is located 20 minutes from the hotel. Enjoy a tour of the abbey before exploring the extensive Walled Gardens 

Hike Connemara National Park:
Connemara National Park has a number of Hikes at varying levels. For the most adventurous, the diamond is the biggest challenge and takes around 5 hours 

A Family Fun Day Out:
A visit to Killary Sheep Farm to see the sheep dogs in action. Come early in the season and visit the new born lambs. Located 10 minutes further down the road is the opportunity to see Connemara by boat. Killary Bay Cruises is a joy for all the family and a great way to spend a day exploring the stunning coastline. If you are lucky you might see some dolphins.

Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Points:
The newest attraction on the Wild Atlantic Way is the Derrygimlagh Discovery Point, tells of one of the earliest transatlantic wireless stations and the landing site for the first ever transatlantic flight on the 5th June 1919. This looped walking trail takes approximately 90 minutes and is suitable and entertaining for people of all ages.

Adventure Breaks:
For those looking for more Adventure, Clifden is a great base for all sorts of activities whether you want to try Pony Trekking or go extreme and try Coasteering, paddle boarding or sea kayaking. Some of the operators in the area include Real Adventures, Killary Adventure Centre or Delphi Resort and they each have  a host of activities for a full days entertainment. 

We have lots of local tips and also discounted tickets available from our reception. Just ask for some ideas and we will be happy to help.

 

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