Oscar Wilde described it as a ‘savage beauty’ and its patchwork of brooding lakes, rugged mountains, and windswept bogs certainly gives a sense of splendid isolation.
Connemara in renowned for its rugged beauty and attracts visitors from all over the world to experience its unique charms. It stretches from Galway Bay in the south to Killary Harbour in the north and encompasses the largest Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) region in Ireland. As well as visiting Kylemore Abbey why not consider exploring some of the nearby villages, the pristine beaches and heart stopping landscape. Places near Connemara are Leenane, Letterfrack, Clifden and many others. Whether you have just one day or several, there is so much to discover.
Get directions here for how to get to the heart of Connemara.