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Tourist Attractions Ireland

County Galway & The Wild Atlantic Way


And The Burren Lowlands from Your Base

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Devil's Punchbowl

From Crann Og follow the mysterious Gort river, which dissappears underground at the Devil’s Punchbowl.  It is believed to have the longest subterranean section of any river in Ireland and the UK.


Kilmacduagh Monastery is a ruined abbey near Gort.  Birthplace of the Diocese of Kilmacduagh. It was supposedly founded by Saint Colman, son of Duagh in the 7th century.  The complex also inlcudes the tallest Round Tower still in existance.

Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Tower

Thoor Ballylee is a fine and well-preserved fourteenth-century tower.  The major historical significance of Ballylee is its close association with Nobel laureate for Literature, the poet W.B.Yeats.

Coole Park

Once home to Lady Gregory, dramatist and folklorist. It is now a nature reserve of 400 hectares where wetland and woodland meet and is of global significance as it contains underground rivers, turloughs, springs and swallow holes.

Local Food & Restaurants

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  • Shopping for self-catering.

Open Sesame Health Store

We are a leading health shop in Ireland. For the best Health foods, natural products and vitamins. Unit 6 Markethall, Gort, Co. Galway tel: +353 (0)91 632 778 Map & Directions

Supermarkets & Convenience Stores

The Gallery Cafe

Restaurant, Art Gallery and Cafe in Gort, County Galway. Reservations often required for evenings and weekend meals. The Square, Gort Co. Galway Tel: +353 (0) 91 630630 Email: Mon & Tues: Closed Wed & Thurs: 11am – 9pm Friday & Saturday: 11am – 10pm Sunday 11am – 7pm Map & Directions

O'Grady's Bar & Restaurant

Great pub, good for all ages. Awesome Sunday roast ….very traditional. Staff are very friendly. The Square, Gort, Co. Galway Tel: +353 (0)91 31096 Map & Directions

Lady Gregory Hotel - Copper Beech Restaurant

Ennis Rd, Gort, Co. Galway Tel: +353 (0)91 632 333 Map & Directions

Sullivan's Royal Hotel

Hotel and restaurant. The Square, Gort, Co. Galway Tel: +353 (0)91 631 257 Map & Directions

Main Chef Chinese Restaurant

Bridge Street, Gort, Co. Galway Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 17.00 – 0.00 Sun 13.00 – 0.00 Tel: +353 (0)91 632-226 Map & Directions

Drink - Local Pubs

The best local pubs

McCarthy’s Pub, Kilbeacanty

Our local pub, for local people…and you! Kilbeacanty, Co. Galway for that authentic Irish pub experience. Enjoy the real Irish pub experience and let our Flor take you there for a night on the ale and dart and pool lessons. Watch out for Flor he’s a real assassin with the darts…and he’s fair with a cue ? Takes bookings, good for groups, parties and catering +353 (0)91 631426 Map & Directions

O'Grady's Bar & Restaurant, Gort

The Square, Gort, Co. Galway Tel +353 (0)91 31096 Map & Directions

Walsh's Pub Gort

Johnny Walsh’s…got a pool table out back! The Square, Gort, Co. Galway Tel: +353 (0)91 648 811 Map & Directions

Hennellys Bar Gort

Georges St, Gort, Co. Galway Tel: +353 (0)91 631 439 Map & Directions

O'Donnel's Pub Gort

Bridge Street, Gort, Co. Galway.

Artist Friends

Jack Roberts

Author, independent researcher, jewellery maker.

Beshlie Birch

Artist, designer. The Secret Garden Craft Boutique and Gallery, Kinvara.

Debbie Hunt

Artist, builder and painter of horse drawn vehicles.

Helen Griffin

Ceramics Studio

John and Anne Daly

Regional Tourist Attractions

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Cliffs of Moher

Standing 214m at their highest point The Cliffs stretch for 8 kilometres along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in west Ireland.  One of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, they are an absolute must for any visitor!

Burren National Park & GeoPark

The Burren is one of the largest and most accessible Karst regions in the world. It is the only place on the planet that Arctic, Mediterranean and Alpine plants grow side-by-side. In 2011  Geopark gained Global Geopark status.

Galway City

Galway is known as Ireland’s Cultural Heart (Croí Cultúrtha na hÉireann) and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations and events.  It has also been awarded European Capital of Culture for 2020.


Connemara, situated at the very edge of Europe, on the west coast of Ireland, is one of the most beautiful, unspoilt places it’s possible to find.  Use Crann Og as a base to explore Connemara and it’s natural beauty.

Burren Perfumery

At the Perfumery they make perfumes, creams, balms, soaps using natural and organic ingredients. Everything is made on site, by hand, in small batches.  There is a wonderful cafe and herb gardens to meander through.

Hazel Mountain Chocolatier

Hazel Mountain Chocolate, our boutique bean to bar chocolate factory and shop in the Burren Mountains is one of the smallest and most remote chocolate factories in the world. The finest, purest and multi-award winning chocolate.

Ailwee Cave & Birds of Prey

The cave system consists of over a kilometre of passages leading into the heart of the mountain. Its features include an underground river and a waterfall as well as some large stalactites and stalagmites.

The Wild Atlantic Way

Leave the ordinary elsewhere, visit the Irish west coast and immerse yourself in the unique Wild Atlantic Way of life.  A sensational journey of soaring cliffs and buzzing towns and cities, of hidden beaches and epic bays

Regional Restaurants

McDonaghs Fish & Chips, Galway

World renowned fish and chips here….it can be busy, but service is fast and it’s certainly worth it! Among the best fish and chips in Ireland. Map & Directions

Kettle of Fish - Fish & Chips, Galway

Also excellent fish and chips! Map & Directions

McCambridge's Imported Food & Wine, Cafe & Restaurant

This place is up market but of very high quality imported fine goods and wine. The cafe and restaurant upstairs is also top class! Map & Directions

The Kings Kitchen - King's Head Pub, Galway

The old pub with new ideas on food. The Kings Head is connected to the Malt House Restaurant and we like to use that to our full advantage. Map & Directions

Kai Café and Restaurant, Galway

The philosophy at Kai Café and Restaurant is very simple, head chef Jessica sources fresh, organic produce from local suppliers to create daily menus bursting with flavor, texture and colour. If you’re lucky you might even get an edible flower on your plate. Map & Directions

Renzo Cafe, Galway

Renzo Cafe was opened five years ago for people who enjoy fantastic coffee and the best quality food inspired by Italian cuisine. Map & Directions

Secret Garden Cafe

The Secret Garden is a tea shop/cafe/gallery. Inspiring space for art exhibitions, gigs,workshops and more!Exciting tea menu,coffee,treats and Shisha Map & Directions

Wa Cafe - Sushi cafe/restaurant

Our target is; To make people happy and healthy with Sushi To be the best Sushi restaurant in Ireland, self-realisation and contribute to local economy and community Map & Directions

Thai Garden Restaurant, Galway

Our goal is to offer high quality authentic Thai cuisine at reasonable cost in a warm comfortable and pleasant ambiance and provide a sample of genuine Thai hospitality. Map & Directions

Drink Regional - Pubs

The King's Head, Galway

This landmark pub has earned a fantastic reputation for live music and comedy, good honest hearty food and great craic over three floors. Map & Directions

Róisín Dubh, Galway

Bar and club with two separate stages showcasing local and international live music and comedy acts. Map & Directions

The Front Door, Galway

With Five Bars spread over two floors and stretching over two streets this large venue is a must for visitors and locals on the weekend! The Front Door provides a warm inviting pub feel with a relaxed ambiance during the week but transforms into Galway’s hottest nightspot 7 nights a week with top DJ’s and late bar till 2am!! Map & Directions

Tigh Neachtain, Galway

Tigh Neachtain’s strong connection with Galway’s arts and musical communities adds to the allure of its already welcoming interior. Whether you are looking for a seat by the fire on a chilly winter’s day or to soak up the atmosphere of Galway city while enjoying a drink in our beer garden, Tigh Neachtain’s door is always open. Map & Directions

The Crane Bar, Galway

The Crane Bar is one of Galway’s best known traditional music pubs. It has long been a haunt of those who love to play and those who love to listen to them. The Crane Bar offers music nightly both upstairs and down. Map & Directions

Irish Travel Destinations We Endorse


International Travel Destinations We Endorse


  • Ecolodge Brejeira, Portugal – In the center of the Algarve, Portugal, this ecolodge offers nights in a yurt, a gypsy caravan and other unique experiences.
  • Wild at Heart Eco-holidays, Scotland UK – Unique wildlife watching trips, nature retreats and family holidays, Inverness, Scotland.
  • Eco Guest House, Wales UK – Authentic sustainability focus, sustainable energy, eco-friendly travel well supported – Wales.
  • EcoPod Holidays, UK – Something out of the norm, sustainable building, reclaimed materials, glamping – Peak District UK.
  • Beacon Bank Farm, UK – Organic, eco tourism, Stafford UK.
  • The Eco Lodge, UK – Family friendly, simple approach, basic accommodation, walking/cycling, treatments, sustainable energy – Lincolnshire, UK.
  • Mill Meadow, UK – Luxurious Eco Self Catering Accommodation in Somerset, UK.
  • URNature, Sweden – Wildlife, reconnection with nature, forest living, natural materials, artistic design – Sweden.
  • Can Marti Eco/Agrotourism, Ibiza – Eco-agriculture, sustainable energy, natural activities – Ibiza, Spain.
  • Wonderful Land, Portugal – Peaceful, simple, natural, nature, games and activities – Port