Activities to Enjoy During Your Stay
Connemara, Galway and the West of Ireland provide numerous opportunities for sight-seeing.
The world famous Kylemore Abbey is located 8 miles from the Hotel, along the main Clifden Road. The Abbey itself is a building of remarkable beauty and the newly opened Victorian Gardens are a must see with a coffee/craft shop within the premises also.
Further along this route you will find The Connemara National Park which is an ideal spot for a picnic or a scenic walk.
For those of you who wish to stay in Leenane for the day, you can enjoy a cruise on Killary Harbour in The Connemara Lady, an all weather Catamaran. The cruise lasts for an hour and a half and you can enjoy a drink or light lunch on board. Boarding is jut 1 mile from the Hotel and cruises run four times daily during summer months.
Another popular tourist attractions is the Asleigh Water Fall, just 4 miles from Leenane on the main Westport road.
Travelling a little further to Westport, you can visit Westport House where childrens entertainment is the order of the day. Farm animals and fun rides provide plenty of fun for all ages.
The majestic Croagh Patrick cannot be missed with a walking trail to the summit not for the feint hearted. For those with boundless energy, there are two adventure centres in the locality.
The Killary Adventure Centre is just 3 miles away, providing an abundance of adventure sports to enjoy such as surfing, kayaking, hillwalking etc. Day Trips are on offer for both adults and children.
The Delphi Adventure Centre is 8 miles away and is located beside the Mountain Spa and Lodge. In the spa you can avail of beauty and relaxation treatments such as seaweed baths, facials, massages, etc. They also take day guests.
Fishing permits can be obtained from Eriff Fisheries in Leenane or from Delphi Lodge. There is great fishing to be had on both of the rivers nearby and if you wish to hire a boat for lake fishing, you can do so at Kylemore House, 8 miles away.
The charming towns of Westport and Clifden with their mix of modern and traditional shops offering quality crafts are both 20 miles away.