days out in Galway

For days out in Galway, equestrian trekking is very popular and we can recommend Slieve Aughty Riding Centre in Loughrea. The centre is also home to the sustainably built 9 bedroom guest house and restaurant called The Three Towers Eco House & Organic Kitchen.

Keeping with the equestrian theme, the Galway races is another crowd favourite and has numerous events every year. Other notable festivals in Galway include the Oyster & Seafood Festival held every September which is a celebration of the regions rich seafood cuisine. The festival welcomes visitors from all over the world.

Situated on the West coast of Ireland, Galway is a thriving area offering beautiful coastal landscapes, bustling nightlife and Atlantic views. Eyre Square is a central meeting point and nearby streets provide great shopping experiences and entertainment from street performers. Galway is also the step off point for visiting the Aran Islands.

days-out-in-galway---athenry-heritage-centre Athenry Heritage Centre in Galway is a great day out for families, groups and school tours. Explore the rich medieval history of this area of ancient Ireland. Try on armour and costumes, see interactive exhibitions and visit reenactment events organised ta the centre. ‘Have a go at Acrhery’ and see other weapons of the time. Educational, fun and something for all ages.
days out in galway - brigits garden Brigit’s Garden is a Garden & Celtic Heritage Center on the doorstep of Connemara. Ideal for family days out in Galway with beautiful outdoor walks and lots of areas to explore, see the large sun trail, visit the reconstruction Iron Age roundhouse or Crannóg, kids can have fun in the natural play ground and how about dropping by the gift shop and cafe. Recommended for families!
dasy out in galway - slieve aughty Slieve Aughty Centre offers family holiday experiences in a relaxed forested setting. Equestrian activities are a big part of the centre and accommodation is provided in on site Eco rooms at the ‘Three Towers’, or Self Catering Eco Lodges. Unwind with a slower pace of life surrounded by great people and enjoy splendid organic food fare.

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