Explore Connemara

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Connemara is unique in that it is the spiritual heart of the magical region known as Connemara, Galway. Situated as we are at the foot of the majestic 12 Bens Mountain range, on the shores of the principal artery, the Owenmore River and 5 miles from the Atlantic Ocean every attraction in this region is within easy reach.
If leaving the estate in search of activities or attractions then there is a multitude of choices all of which can be arranged by our team or they will happily plot a route for you. Connemara championship golf links course is just down the road overlooking the sea and within a 1 hour drive of the hotel there are a further 5 golf courses to choose from. The angler who wishes to try other water than Ballynahinch Castle has the mighty Corrib Lakes half an hour away and a further 5 game fisheries to choose from.
The fishing villages offer activities on the sea for cruising or angling and a trip to the Aran Islands and Inis Bofin is always recommended. For those in search of a little shopping the village of Roundstone, the Market Town of Clifden and the larger town of Westport all make great days out. The National Park, the world famous Kylemore Abbey and a number of stables sporting the renowned Connemara Pony are all just nearby making Ballynahinch Castle Connemara the perfect location for Short Breaks.
Throughout the year there are loads of different quirky festivals to delight the visitor; Connemara Pony shows, Omey Island Races, Clifden Arts Festival, Killary Mussel Festival and many many more provide for a great day out. Our reservations team and concierge are very happy to help you plan your stay.