Places To Visit In Connemara

For those interested in local sightseeing, attractions and history there are many attractions to choose from. Below is a selection of Connemara’s best visitor attractions.

In Connemara there are a host of things to do and places to see suitable for all ages.

Below are sights to choose from:


Clifden Castle

Clifden Castle

Clifden Castle was built by John d’Arcy in a Gothic Revival style in the 18th century, about 1750. The house was only lived in for about 90 years before it was abandoned in the 1840′s. Few photographs remain of this ...

Connemara Heritage & History Centre

Connemara Heritage & History Centre

This award winning heritage centre is situated on the N59 approximately 5 miles from Clifden-the capital of Connemara. It offers a unique insight into the history and heritage of this most beautiful part of the West of Ireland. History presentation ...

Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park

Situated in the West of Ireland in County Galway, Connemara National Park covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. Some of the Park's mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of ...

Connemara Smokehouse Tour

Connemara Smokehouse Tour

We invite you to visit the Connemara Smokehouse if you are ever in our part of the world, drop in and say hi. We operate Smokehouse Tours seasonally during the summer months June, July and August on Wednesday’s @ 3pm ...

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

At Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, there is so much for all the family to enjoy. Visit the restored rooms of the Abbey and learn about its history and tales of tragedy and romance. Explore the 6 acre Victorian ...

The Sheep And Wool Centre

The Sheep And Wool Centre

The Sheep and wool museum offers an insight into the importance of sheep and wool in Connemara's past. Learn the history of sheep farming, local woollen industry and the process of how sheep’s fleece is made into cloth through technology, ...