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Address: Letterfrack, Connemara, Co Galway, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-95-41054
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Activities: Walking
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Diamond Hill

We climbed Diamond Hill which was relatively easy but a lovely walk and some stunning views. Would definitely recommend it as a walk for a few hours.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We climbed Diamond Hill which was relatively easy but a lovely walk and some stunning views. Would definitely recommend it as a walk for a few hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

So glad we visited here. Got here after taking a leisurely drive up from Galway. We started with some tea and a scone in the cafe, which was great. The cafe courtyard outside was a great place to rest and have a snack before heading out for the hike. We ended up doing the whole hike up to the top... More 

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Cork
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It's a nice Park in fairness. We only did one short walk as we were on a tight schedule so as I didn't see much of it, I'll give it 3 stars and that's for the little bit we did see. Walked the Nature trail. I wouldn't return just to go here but I would visit if I was in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Connemara national park is absolutely beautiful there is nowhere on earth like the landscape of Connemara. Even better the park is free to visit as is the visitor centre. Staff very friendly & helpful. Interesting displays for children about the evolution of the bog, and a real example of a bog road from BC145. My kids loved it. There's also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wether it's Bog jumping, pristine streams, rugged hillsides or the tweed colors of the landscape there is something for everyone to love about the Connemara. It's a pleasure to stop for the shaggy sheep with their colorful paint dabs. The typical Connemara traffic jam! Home to Ashmore Castle and the Quiet Man the Connemara will cast its spell on you!

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

On the first day of our stay we went to Connemara National Park. After taking in the breathtaking views we climbed Diamond hill. The climb is tough but worth it when you take in the stunning views from the top. I cannot recommend this enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Connemara Nat'l Park offers three loop trails from the very nice visitor's center (which features toilets, a tea/ snack shop, very helpful guides,and an interpretive display.) My husband and I opted for the most difficult hike up to the top of Diamond Hill. The trail is very well marked and extremely well constructed. The part that goes up to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

In spite of the amount of cars at the entrance, which made us think it would be the kind of too touristic place, it is a really nice place to go. You can chose from three different walks, we were with elderly people so we only did the easy and the middle one. They were both great, with great views,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We didn't have too much time because we were on our way from Galway to Sligo that day. We did manage to go on the Lower Diamond Hill Loop, which is about 3 km long, and a moderate hike. And eventhough we only saw a small part of the National Park it still showed its beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It was a road trip from Galway up to the north through the national park. It's a great landscape and such amazing! At the entrance you can go hiking. There a different routes. It was a great adventure 😊

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Address: Letterfrack, Connemara, Co Galway, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-95-41054
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway

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