Activities

Walking

Connemara is a paradise for those who enjoy walking. There are lots of walks from challenging mountain climbing, to easy walks along the coast line. You will find all information in numerous maps and guides of the region.
Also available are, guided walks , contact:
Walk Connemara, Qualified Local Guide, Paul Phelan 0876291659, walkconnemara@gmail.com
         For schedule and details visit:  www.walkconnemara.com
Connemara Walking Centre, Michael Gibbons Tel: 095 21379, info@walkingireland.com
         For information visit: www.walkingireland.com

 

Adventure

- Killary Adventure Centre, see www.killaryadventure.com, Tel: 095 43411.
- Real Adventures Connemara, see www.realadventures.ie,  Tel: 085 146 2526.

 

Lake and River fishing

With a multitude of lakes and rivers, Connemara offers a wide variety of salmon and brown trout fishing.
For information and tariffs contact:
- Delphi Fisheries, Delphi Lodge 095 42222
- Ballynahinch Fishery, www.ballynahinch-castle.com,  095 31006
- Kylemore Fishery, www.kylemorefishery.ie,  095 44307
- Erriff Fishery, www.errifffishery.ie,  095 42252
- Screebe House, www.screebe.com,  091 574110
- Clifden Anglers, see Clifden Trout Anglers on Facebook, see also www.aughruspeninsula.com for angling map and local information.

 

Sea Angling

Being on the Atlantic coast, Clifden and Cleggan are the departure ports for deep sea fishing. You can catch blue shark, cod, pollock, mackerel and other species, contact for information:

- Western Kingfisher, Daily and evening trips from Cleggan Pier, Skipper Johnny King, 095 44649, 0868328278
- Blue Water, Skipper John Brittain, www.seafishingireland.net, 095 21073, 0862779622

 

Water Sports

From sailing to scuba diving, a wide range of water activities are available in the area:
- Clifden Boat Club 095 21711
- Real Adventures Connemara, see www.realadventures.ie,  Tel: 085 146 2526.
- Scuba Dive West 095 43922

 

Golf

 (Sets of Golf clubs available to use, please enquire through the contact us page.)
You will find golf courses for all levels:
- Connemara Golf Club 095 23502
- Oughterard Golf Club 091 552131
- Westport Golf Club 098 28262
- Hazelwood Par 3 golf 095 21744

 

Horse Riding

Horse riding centres in the area offer different choices from lessons to trekking on the beaches.
- Cleggan Trekking Centre 095 44746 http://www.clegganridingcentre.com
- Errislannan Riding Centre 095 21134
- The point pony trekking Centre 095 23685

 

History and Culture

Connemara is rich in history and culture. Museums and cultural centres will guide you through this rich heritage.
- Dan O'Hara Heritage Centre 095 21808
- Leenan Cultural Centre 095 42323
- Kylemore Abbey 095 41113
- Connemara Pony Museum
- Connemara National Park 095 41054
- Oceans Alive Sealife Centre 095 43473
- Sea Cruise Connemara 091 566736

 

Shotgun & Rifle Shooting Tuition

Lesson of 1-3 hours for individual or groups of up to 5 (male and female)
All equipment provided.
Contact Shane to discuss booking a lesson at 086 279 5118 or email shane@connemarashootingschool.com

 

Helpful Links

www.AughrusPeninsula.com is full of useful, local information.

Taxis.  Justin Mortimer, Hackney Service, 0861574047

           Connemara Taxi Company, 095 30000

Connemara Loop Bike Hire, delivered to your door, Kieran 0871169131

 

 

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