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The Connemara Loop

Drive through some of Europe's most breathtaking scenery - take the Connemara Loop
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Connemara National Park

With a range of guided walks and dominated by the mighty Diamond Hill, it’s easy to spend a day in the park relaxing in the beauty of the Connemara landscape.
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Killary Adventure Company

Enjoy some organised outdoor and adventure activity with the Killary Adventure Company
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Walking

Go walking or hiking on some of the best routes in North-west Europe. See a full list here (thanks to Go Connemara -
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Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving - a popular and fascinating activity in this part of Connemara. You can get up close to some of the most diverse underwater wildlife in the world
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West Ireland Cycling

Bike one of the many nearby trails. Or go on a bike tour with West Ireland Cycling
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Kylemore Abbey

Visit Kylemore Abbey, Victorian Walled Garden and Gothic Church former home of the Benedictine Order with a history spanning over 1,500 years.
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Killary Sheep Farm

Call down to Killary Sheep Farm a traditional working mountain farm with approx 200 loo ewes and lambs roaming freely in the mountain overlooking Killary Fjord. At Killary Sheep Farm visitors can view the following demonstrations sheepdog demonstrations, sheep sheering demonstrations and turf cutting demonstrations.
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Inishbofin Island

Day trip to Inishbofin Island, famous for its beautiful unspoilt scenery, archaeological features such as the ruins of the 7th century St. Colman's Abbey, an abundance of plants and wildlife
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Renvyle Peninsula

Swim on Lettergesh, Glassilaun or one of the many other beautiful beaches on the Renvyle Peninsula and throughout Connemara. Lettergesh Beach is #16 on The Sunday Times recommendations for '20 secret beaches' in Ireland & the UK (May 2009).
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Killary cruise

Take a cruise along the scenic Killary Fjord - Ireland’s only fjord and watch out for the school of nearly 40 dolphins who have made the fjord their home.
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McGeough's Connemara Fine Foods

Enjoy some world-famous Connemara Lamb in a local restaurant, or buy your own to cook at The Connemara Hostel! It can be roasted or eaten tapas-style, and for more recipe ideas watch this clip of McGeough's Connemara Fine Foods
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Les Lacs du Connemara

Learn the words (or you may know them already!) to the famous French song 'Les Lacs du Connemara' (The Lakes of Connemara) by Michel Sardou - listen to the song here!
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Recipes from the Connemara Loop

Pick up your own copy of "Recipes from the Connemara Loop" for just €3.00 at the Hostels Reception and try out some of the recipes in our kitchen!
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Visit Avoca Handweavers

Visit Avoca Handweavers - located on the Clifden to Leenane road; Frommer's Guidebook says "The Connemara branch of the famous Wicklow weavers is in a lovely, isolated location, surrounded by colorful flower gardens. Inside are the Irish chain's trademark colorful woven clothes and blankets, as well as locally made marble souvenirs, pottery, jewelry, and music" Connemara Avoca

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Having traveled the length and breath of the West of Ireland in his management of the Sleepzone Hostel Group, Ronan knows every nook and corner, to help you find those special hidden gems along the way! Click Here to see his personal recommendations!

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