Clifden is the ideal place to explore Connemara from. Its many sandy beaches, walking and hiking routes are all within a few minutes drive. Other activities include pony trekking centres, Connemara National Park, island hopping tours and fishing trips. There are many lively bars and excellent restaurants, literally on your doorstep. While Connemara is largely rural, the social element of the town is close by, and easily availed of from this fantastic location, so no taxis or driving will be required after a night out in Clifden, as home is only a stone’s throw away. The townhouse has an outdoor patio area, perfect for barbecues, picnics or a chilled wine or beer on a summer’s evening as you relax in this central yet peaceful spot. Class and quality is what sets this townhouse apart.
Clifden, Connemara Set between the Atlantic Ocean, 12 Ben Mountains and preserved boglands, lies the town of Clifden on the Coast of Connemara. Enhanced by spectacular scenery, championship golfing, horse-riding, walking, cycling, hill walking, beaches, fishing, scubadiving, painting, national parks, abbeys, castle ruins and over 5,000 years of living history. you can take a wonderful walk up the Sky Road, it is a great way to see the wonderful backdrop to the town along with the two church spires, which give Clifden its distinctive skyline. Along the Sky Road is a gateway leading to the ruins of the old D’Arcy mansion, Clifden Castle. Once a Gothic Mansion, the D’Arcy’s lived here until 1850 when the estate was sold to the Eyre Family who lived here at intervals until the castle fell into ruin in the early 20th century.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 gifts, souvenir, sweaters, to fashionable boutiques, antique shops and art galleries. There are many cosy coffee shops, bakery, pubs that are genuine ‘quaint-Irish’ to the more trendy where entertainment is plentiful with traditional, modern music and dance. Clifden has a reputation for the West’s ‘Gourmet Capital’ – it has the finest of restaurants from fine dining to pub food.