“We had problems locating the ...”We had problems locating the cottage. This was due to the spelling of the village. All paperwork and directions showed that the address was 'Kilkeran' . However, the sign post to the village was 'Cil Ciaran'. It would have been very useful to have both spellings in the holiday paperwork.
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
A spacious terraced cottage overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, just outside the fishing village of Kilkieran in County Galway.
Tastefully decorated throughout, this Kilkieran cottage offers bright and airy accommodation for couples or small groups of friends wishing to spend time together in one of Ireland's most popular regions.
This peaceful holiday home in Kilkieran has two comfortable bedrooms, and a large open plan living area that comprises a well-equipped, fitted kitchen, dining area and generous sitting area, which is complemented by a gas stove and French doors to a shared rear patio, which is shared with the neighbouring cottages and offers panoramic sea views of the Connemara coast.
Kilkieran offers a true taste of Connemara life with a shop and pub where you will be assured to receive the warmest of welcomes from the friendly locals.
The village is surrounded by rugged coastlines and sandy shores offering spectacular drives and walks for hungry explorers, and just six miles away is Carna, a quaint village in the heart of the Irish-speaking region or Gaeltacht, home to many more secluded beaches and superb seascapes.
Connemara has an abundance of attractions and activities on offer.
Why not take a drive along the Connemara Loop and explore the natural terrain and unspoilt environment, set off on your bike along the quiet roads, or try out a spot of fishing on the many lakes and shores where you might be lucky to land some salmon, trout or cod.
Connemara is also famed for its delicious seafood, which can be enjoyed in many restaurants across the region.
With so much to see and do, you might have to come back for a second trip!
Two double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas stove.
- Gas central heating with gas stove
- Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Shared off road parking for 1 car
- Shared patio and courtyard
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 2 mins walk
- Note: Kitchen/diner is accessed via two steps up from sitting area.
About the location
KILKIERAN, COUNTY GALWAY
Clifden 28 miles; Galway 42 miles.
Kilkieran is a small thriving fishing village located on the rugged and spectacular County Galway coastline. Sure to give you an authentic Irish experience, why not visit the stone pier and watch the local fishermen process the day’s seaweed and salmon harvest and then stop for lunch in a local pub and enjoy the Irish hospitality and a pint or two of the famous brew? Kilkieran is only a short drive from beautiful, unspoilt beaches, as well as the world renowned Connemara National Park and the spectacular Connemara Loop, both offering a great day’s touring. The abundance of lakes in the area is sure to satisfy the keenest of angler and there is no shortage of walks to absorb the atmospheric landscapes. A little further, take a day trip to the Aran Islands, a chance to experience the traditional Irish way of life, a real must for any visitor to this beautiful county. With so much on offer Kilkieran has something for everyone and offers the perfect base to relax and "get away from it all” or for touring the splendour of the area.