Visit Tuam the gateway to Connemara and Ireland's West.

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21/04/2020

TUAM

An unspoilt quiet land of low green fields and old stone walls.

Tuam is the perfect launch pad to explore the West of Ireland. All the activities, historic sites and attractions we have listed for you here are within easy driving distance of the hotel. You will encounter a holiday filled with excitement and you will still have loads more to see & do for your next visit to the West. Easilly accessible by air with Ireland West Airport Knock. 

Golfing

Tuam Golf Course

Tuam Golf Club is a gold course and an ideal venue for Green Fees when visiting Tuam. 

Claremorris Golf Course

Claremorris Golf Club is an 18 hole parkland course. 

Athenry Golf Course

Athenry Golf Club is a mix of parkland and heathland built on a limestone base set against the backdrop of a large forest. 

 

Walking 

Suck Valley Way

The Suck Valley Way is a truly tranquil walking trail, meandering along the banks of the River Suck, with its numerous lakes and drainage channels.

The Western Way

Explore The Western Way, a long-distance walking trail set amongst spectacular scenery crossing the counties of Galway and Mayo in the west of Ireland

Other Trails 

The Tocher Valley incorporates the pilgrims path to Croagh Patrick or stroll from Caherlestrane to the top of Knockma or a walk through the peaceful woodlands of Rinville Park near Oranmore, or Coole Park near Gort,

Equestrian

Dartfield Horse Museum

Dartfield is set on 350 acres of parkland where you can explore the walking trails, see the farm animals or take part in the many activities available, which include horse riding,  sheep dog demonstrations, clay pigeon shooting, or visit the museum display of vintage Farm Machinery and Carriages which were once used with horses.

Family Activities:

Turoe Pet Farm

Turoe Pet Farm is a Children's Indoor and Outdoor Activity Centre locate in Loughrea, Galway, that offers all weather activities. 

Loughkey Forest and Activity Park

Lakeside Visitor Centre offering unique attractions, Fun for all ages!

Historic Sites

Our Lady's Shrine in Knock

Ireland's National Marian Shrine in Co Mayo, visited by over 1.5 million people each year, is the site of an Apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1879.

Foxford Woollen Mills

At Foxford Woollen Mills travel back in time over a century to a very different town to the one you entered from.

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden

Visit Kylemore Abbey with its beautifully restored period rooms and fascinating Visitor Experience to learn about its history of tragedy, romance, education, and spirituality. You can also explore the 6-acre Victorian Walled Garden or discover woodland and lakeshore walks all set on a 1,000-acre estate

Turlough Museum of Country Life

Explore the unique stories, rich heritage and fascinating cultural traditions of our rural ancestors at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life in Co. Mayo.

Strokestown Park

Strokestown Park House and the National Famine Museum are open seven days a week and offer a range of cultural events for all ages and interests including garden, craft, seasonal and family events, evening concerts and seminars.

National Parks 

Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park features 2,000 hectares of mountains, bogs, heaths, grasslands and forests offering great walks and fantastic scenery. 

Outdoor Activities 

Achill Island

Situated at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, Achill Island typifies the raw wilderness of the Atlantic coastline. Soaring cliffs, windswept beaches, rich heritage and deserted boglands make Achill Island the perfect antidote to urban life.

 

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