(Reference number: 193711)
KATES COTTAGES presents this 3-bedroom cottage in the seaside village of Barna, 10 minutes from Galway city. Free WI-FI. BBQ area. Cosy stove. Stroll the Conemara bog lanes past Lough Inch to Barna Golf Course. A designated 'Gaeltacht' area.
A short drive (or walk) to beaches, shops, restaurants, hotels & leisure centres. A picturesque country setting on the edge of the unspoilt beauty of the boglands of Conemara. Views of Galway Bay across to the world-famous Burren mountains of County Clare. 10- 15 minute commute to Galway City and easily accessible to Ballybrit Racecourse for the famous Galway Races. Nearby Salthill offers watersports, tennis, horse-riding, funfair, nightclubs.
BARNA is a quiet, seaside village offering award-winning restaurants (Donnelly's, The Twelve Hotel, O'Grady's at the pier), cafÃ©s, hair & beauty salons, health food shop, gift shop, boutiques, bakery and a great supermarket. Visit Silver Strand Beach, Barna Woods, Rusheen Bay Bird Sanctuary, Barna Tennis Courts, Spiddal Craft Village, the Aran Islands, Salthill Promenade and many other superb amenities. Or pop into the lively city of Galway to hear traditional music, watch street entertainment or attend many of the festivals that are held throughout the year, including the famous Galway Races (end July), Galway Arts festival, Volvo Ocean Race, Powerboat racing at the docks and Salthill, Oyster festivals, CÃºirt Literary festival, Medieval Festival, and many more. There are Farmer's Markets in nearby Spiddal, Moycullen and Galway Saturdays.
CO. GALWAY: The Cottage is on the doorstep of the acclaimed 'Conemara' region. This area of west Galway extends out to the islands, and is known for its stone-walled fields, thatched cottages, boglands, unspoiled beaches and native Irish speakers. Take the sea-shore route through Spiddal, Inveran, and on out to Ros-a-Mhil to catch the ferry to the Aran Islands, or travel the 'lakes' route through Oughterard (famous for salmon fishing & castle), Maam Cross and past the Twelve Pins Mountains to the busy market town of Clifden and on to ...