Turbot Cottage is finished and maintained to a high standard, offering the ultimate in comfort along with modern convenience to allow you to relax, unwind and enjoy your well deserved break.
The Sky Road is famous for the breathtaking views it affords, the Sky Road route takes you up among the hills overlooking Clifden Bay and its offshore islands, Inishturk and Turbot. You can walk, cycle or drive up the Sky Road. When you reach the highest point you will see a car park and viewing area on the left (about 5.5km from Clifden).
Connemara offers an array of activities like, walking, cycling, mountain climbing, horse riding and bird watching. The beaches are perfect for swimming, coasterring, canoeing, Dun Loughin Beach in Ballyconneely is a haven. Connemara is an artist’s paradise.
Turbot Cottage comprises of :
Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, dressing table, double bed, window to the back of the cottage. Ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 2: Double bed with fitted wardrobe, window to the front of the cottage, dressing table.
Bedroom 3: Double bed with fitted wardrobe, window to the front of the cottage.
Family bathroom: Bathroom with bath and shower overhead, wc and sink unit.
Cosy reception room with 2, 2 seater sofas, wood burning stove, TV, DVD player, large picture window overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
There are double doors opening to a sunroom with stunning panoramic sea and mountain views. This room is perfect to relax in the evening and or enjoy your morning coffee. There is wicker furniture comprising of a table and chairs, 2 seater sofa and 1 armchair. From the sunroom there are double doors leading to a large patio area with picnic table and BBQ overlooking the stunning views perfect for eating al fresco.
There is a large shed to the side of the house which is perfect for storing wet gear, golf clubs etc.
Strictly no pets and no smoking
Less than 6 kms is the picturesque Clifden town ‘the Capital of Connemara’ oozing history, heritage, culture & traditions of Irish Music and Dance. This vibrant town has an array of shops ranging from quality gift, souvenir, sweaters, to boutiques, antique and art galleries. There are cosy coffee shops, pubs from the genuine 'quaint-Irish' to the more trendy where entertainment is plentiful with traditionl, modern music and dance. Clifden has a reputation for the West's 'Gourmet Capital' – for its fine restaurants.
A must visit is the ruins of the old D'Arcy mansion, Clifden Castle. There are many fine festivals to enjoy throughout the year in Connemara. Most full of music, dance, fun, laughter, activities and games for the young and the young-at-heart, Clifden Community Arts Festival celebrates its 38th anniversary in 2015 and once again offers a superb range of poetry readings, lectures, recitals, traditional music, concerts, comedy and school programmes as a further bonus.
At the summit of the Sky Road peninsula there is Eyrephort beach the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Connemara has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland 'Connemara is a savage beauty' Oscar Wilde
Connemara's landscape will take your breath away, golf competitions and horse riding on wonderful open grassland. . Boat races, regattas, music festivals, marathons, activity events all take place throughout the year.
Checkout our Events calendar and Local information on the surrounding area. So much to see and do, Roundstone & Cleggan Village are small fishing villages where you can organise boat trips, Inishbofin Island is a must less than 25 min boat ride from Cleggan, Connemara National Park - great walk up Diamond Hill, Kylemore Abbey and so much more ..... call Yvonne for further information 0877758579
Wild, Rugged, Liberating
Imagine driving along the absolute edge of Western Europe, Imagine exploring a 2,500km (1,553 miles) long coastline dotted with beaches, harbours, headlands and stunning viewing points, imagine stopping yourcar, feeling the salt spray in your face and the exhalation of Atlantic surf. You can do it all and more on the Wild Atlantic Way … a journey of inspiration
Have you ever dreamed of embarking on a journey of discovery, to hidden places and secret worlds where all kinds of enchantments lie waiting for you? Well now you can, along the wildest, most captivating, coastal driving route in the world – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way! Tucked away in little villages and towns that snuggle into the coastline are delightful cafes and restaurants, where you can indulge in your passion for good food and great wine. Maybe you will hear a few words of Irish spoken along the way in Ireland’s Gaeltacht (Irish speaking regions) or reignite your passion for life while surfing on magnificent waves off the coast of Donegal and Sligo. Or you might take time to reflect on times past with a visit to the ruins of a sixth century monastic settlement on the stunning Skellig Michael in Kerry. You may roam through the romantic beauty of scenic Ards Forest Park in Donegal. Or you might watch the weather change from the historic Clare Island Lighthouse in Mayo. Wherever you go along the Wild Atlantic Way, you will encounter moments of magic, moments to treasure and experiences that you will want to return to again and again.
If you’re looking for something that little bit special, take in one of our ‘Signature Experiences’ at some of the breath-taking Discovery Points along the Way. Here, at these points of outstanding scenic beauty, are experiences that every visitor will savour – from celebrating the summer solstice at Féile Grianán Áiligh in Donegal to trekking across the sands on a Connemara Pony in Galway to experiencing the lush vegetation and sub-tropical shrubs of Garinish Island in Cork. This Manual provides some examples of the many treasures hidden along the Wild Atlantic Way that lie off the beaten track and are therefore generally more suited to independent travellers. This breath – taking coastal route will intrigue and remain in your heart and mind long after you have returned home to the everyday world
WHERE EVER YOU GO ALONG THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY, YOU WILL ENCOUNTER MOMENTS OF MAGIC, MOMENTS TO TREASURE AND EXPERIENCES THAT YOU WILL WANT TO RETURN TO AGAIN AND AGAIN