Connemara National Park

The Connemara National Park is one of the most exhilerating activities to do in Connemara. It will most certainly be one of the highlights of any trip to Ireland. Located just ten minutes walk from the Lodge the park will present an eclectric array of views and...

Kylemore Abbey

Kylemore Abbey, home to the Irish Benedictine nuns, is located in the heart of Connemara. It is located a very picturesque area on the edge of a lake surrounded by woodlands and mountains. The Abbey was originally built in 1868 by Mitchell Henry. For his wife Margaret...

Connemara

Starts 5 miles west of periwinkle b&b Galway City Ireland. Connemara is that huge area of land west and northwest of Galway City.  It is a Gaeltacht area which means that the Irish language is the first language of the people living there and can be heard anywhere...

Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs stand almost 200m above sea level and stretch 8km from Hag’s Head to a point beyond O’Brien’s Tower. Hag’s Head is a rock formation which resembles a seated woman looking out to sea. There are spectacular views of cliffs, sea caves and the ocean from this...

The Burren

40 Miles (approx) from Periwinkle (B&B Galway City, Ireland). The Burren is another Gaeltacht area and is located in North County Clare and South County Galway and covers an area of 160 square kms.  And can be seen from Grattan Road, beside  the Periwinkle B&B...
The Aran islands

The Aran islands

  Here, on the very edge of Europe, is an Island rich in the language, culture and heritage of Ireland, unique in its geology and archaeology and in its long tradition of gentle hospitality. It is a place to sense the spirit of Gaelic Ireland, to touch the past, but...