Here is a guide to the wealth of attractions
and places of interest in this area

Gort Golf Club
is only a few minutes walk from the property with an
excellent clubhouse and restaurant.
This superb 18 Hole Championship Golf Course is set
in 160 acres of picturesque parkland, overlooking the Burren
and the Clare Hills.
The Golf Course was designed by the 1989 Ryder Cup hero
Christy O'Connor.
It consists of four outstanding par-3's, a testing par-5 ninth
and a terrific par-4, carved through by Burren stone
and natural waterways.
Golf can be pre booked if required.

From the property you can take a delightful 3 mile circular
walk, which runs through the Burren landscape. The Scenery,
bird and wildlife, botany, geology and archaeology - all can
be enjoyed on this short walk.
The formation of the Burren has lain unspoiled since the
ice-age and is composed of karstic limestone and is famed for
its rare species of flora & fauna.
The area holds a wide variety of the most unusual and rarest
plants. The area is a treasure trove of exploration.
Sign posted Burren walks are only a short distance away and
guided walks can be booked for you on request.

Kilmacduagh Monastery
with several churches and a round.
The monastery was established in the 7th century by Saint
Colman Mac Duagh, hence the name Kilmacduagh (the church
of the son of Duac)
The round tower is in exceptionally good condition, although
leaning noticeably.
The site is set in the green pasture on the shores of a lake,
with the Hills of the Burren in the background.

Kinvara & Ballyvaughan.
are nearby fishing and farming villages on the west coast
of Ireland.
Both are situated in one of the most idyllic part of Ireland.
They are nestled between the hills of the Burren Mountains
and the sea, on the southern shore of Galway Bay.
This area is an ideal place for almost everybody.
It will suit those who look for peace and tranquillity in their
holidays or long weekends, as well as those who look for
traditional music and old pubs. Suitable for archaeologists,
botanists and fishermen alike.

is an old market town only 5 kilometres away.
Gort is a busy town with plenty of shops, the perfect place
for your grocery shopping.
There is even a Hardware store that incorporates a Pub.
Nearby is the famous Coole Park, a Nature Reserve
of approximately 1000 acres and once the home of
Lady Augusta Gregory.
Thoor Ballylee, which became the home of William Butler
Yeats in the early 20th century, is less than 7 kilometres
from Gort town. There is also a Heritage Centre in town and
a small museum at Kiltartan Old School, the Gregory Museum.

Galway City
Galway is a wonderful city for just strolling around at
your own pace and browsing through local craft shops and
book shops while all the major high street chains can be
found here as well.
Buskers and musicians are always present in the pedestrian
area. Arts and culture thrive in this bohemian city and music
is its lifeblood. You will find traditional music sessions
in a variety of Pubs.
Theatre and expeditions can be visited all year round and the
Galway Museum at the 'Spanish Arch' is free of charge.

The town of Ennis is a 20 minute drive away.
It is a labyrinth with small shops lining its narrow streets.
Ennis was named one of the World's top 60 great places to
visit by the Project for Public Spaces.

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