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Recess, Co. Galway

Recess (Sraith Salach in Irish) is a village set among superb lake and mountain scenery in County Galway, it is one of the choicest beauty spots of Connemara. On one side is Glendalough Lake and on the other Derryclare Lough. North of Derryclare, Lough Inagh stretches along the glaciated valley of Glen inagh, separating the Twelve Bens from the Maamturk Mountains. Recess is a well-known angling resort and has green marble quarries.

Gardens

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden - Letterfrack Connemara County Galway Ireland
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Letterfrack, Co. Galway
With a loughside setting under the wooded lee of the Twelve Bens in Connemara, Kylemore looks for all the world like a moody Victorian painting and the 19th century castle has a story to match. Built as a romantic indulgence by Liverpool merchant ...
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Golf

The 18th
Connemara Golf Club
Ballyconneely, Co. Galway
Course Type: Links
At the edge of Europe on the wild Atlantic coast lies a links course that is a challenge to all who play her. Nestled between the mountains and the sea in the West of Ireland, the Connemara Championship Golf Links is an exhilarating golfing exper ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Delphi Lodge - Boat House Cottages & Wren Cottage
Leenane, Co. Galway
Boathouse Cottages, Delphi A courtyard of four charming little cottages in the sensational Delphi Valley. Stunning scenery, old pine furtniture, stone floors, big open fires, lots of atmosphere. Two of the two-storey cottages – Nos. 1 ...
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What's On

Roundstone Country Market - Co Galway - Sundays
Sundays, 11am-4pm (weekly in summer, bi-monthly in winter)

John Walsh, Tel: 095-41243 or email: pban@indigo.ie

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Tourist Attractions

Connemara National Park - Connemara County Galway Ireland
Connemara National Park
Letterfrack, Co. Galway
Situated near Letterfrack, Connemara National Park covers some 2,000 hectares (4,942 acres) of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands that is rich in wildlife. Some of the Park's mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh ...
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Wedding Venues

Renvyle House Hotel - Galway Wedding Venue
Renvyle House Hotel
Renvyle, Co. Galway
In one of the country’s most remote and hauntingly beautiful areas, this famous Lutyens-esque house in Connemara has a romantic and fascinating history - and its position, on the edge of the Atlantic with the Twelve Bens mountain range prov ...
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