Things to do in Galway

Located just a 15-minute drive from Galway City, Corrib View is the ideal tranquil base to explore the vibrant city of Galway. The city has a rich medieval history, a lively arts and music scene, and numerous festivals (including Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Galway Traditional Boat Festival, SeaFest, Galway International Arts Festival and food, music, film, and walking festivals).

In the surrounding countryside, become immersed in Irish culture in Connemara and the Aran Islands, drive along the stunning Wild Atlantic Way coastline, and discover beautiful towns such as Clifden. The famed Cliffs of Moher are also within an easy day-trip of Corrib View Farm.

Galway has been awarded the European Capital of Culture for 2020, which means there are many exciting activities and events in the pipeline between now and then, culminating in an unforgettable year of cultural events. For more information, see galway2020.ie.

Golf

Corrib View Farm is ideally located within easy driving distance of many leading championship golf courses including:

On arrival, we can provide further information on all these golf clubs, to help you decide which golf course suits you, and even book your tee times.

Walking trails around Lough Corrib

Ireland's second-largest freshwater lake is a beautiful location for walking. There is a trail that circumnavigates the lake, in addition to many short local walks.

Horse Riding

Horse riding is available at the following Association of Irish Riding Establishments (AIRE) centres:

Here in Annaghdown there is also Clonboo Riding School, conveniently located just 3.2 km (2 miles) from Corrib View Farm.

 

Angling

Lough Corrib is a perfect place for angling and is renowned for salmon and brown trout.

Boat Hire

Hiring a boat on Lough Corrib is a lovely way to spend an afternoon. You can hire boats at Annaghdown Pier, just 5 minutes drive from Corrib View Farm Bed and Breakfast.

Annaghdown

Annaghdown is a relaxing rural area just 15 minutes from Galway City, once the home of Saint Brendan, the famous navigator, and his monks.

Monastic Ruins at Annaghdown

St. Brendan the Navigator founded a monastery and a convent at Annaghdown in the 6th century and it's ruins still stand on the shores of Lough Corrib.