Zetland Country House - Connemara

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Zetland Country House - Connemara
Cashel Bay, Cashel Co Galway
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This is an attractive small hotel, with a light and airy atmosphere and spacious public areas.
  • Boat Trips
  • Croquet
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse on site)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing)
  • Fishing (Sea Angling nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Gardens (Outstanding)
  • Hunting/Shooting
  • Tennis
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Banqueting
  • Breaks - Off Season
  • Breaks - Short
  • Breaks - Special Interest
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Business Hotel
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Conference Venue
  • Dogs permitted - all non-food areas
  • Dogs permitted - no charge
  • Dogs permitted - staying in bedroom
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms (accessible for less able)
  • Heli-Pad
  • Live Music
  • Location - Beach <1km
  • Location - By a lake
  • Location - By a river
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Remote
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Parties
  • Romantic Venue
  • Self Catering Also Avail
  • Wedding Venue

Zetland Country House - Connemara

Originally built as a sporting lodge in the early 19th century, Zetland House is on an elevated site, with views over Cashel Bay and still makes a good base for fishing holidays. 


Its unusual name dates from the time when the Shetland Islands were under Norwegian rule and known as the Zetlands - the Earl of Zetland (Lord Viceroy 1888-1890) was a frequent visitor here, hence the name.


This is an attractive small hotel, with a light and airy atmosphere and spacious public areas. Bedrooms are individually decorated in a country house style, and most have sea views or overlook the lovely gardens.


Conference/banqueting (30/75). Tennis, cycling, walking, snooker. Children welcome (cot available, €10; baby sitting arranged). Pets permitted by arrangement in certain areas. Garden.


 


 

Rooms 20 (6 executive, 2 family, 1 shower only, 3 ground floor, all no smoking) B&B €100pps, ss €45. Light lunches available, 12-2 daily, bar food 12-9pm. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 30-03-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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N59 from Galway. Turn left after Recess.

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