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Connemara National Park

Letterfrack, Connemara, Co Galway, Galway, Ireland
353-95-41054
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Ranked #1 of 58 Attractions in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Walking

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

A must see for anyone going to Ireland. Wonderful views. I could just stop with every step and stare for hours. Diamond Hill forever! (Someday I will climb it at sunset, as I saw some people did when I was coming down...) But beware, it can be challenging, as my husband slipped and broke his elbow, so good shoes a... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Superb Views of Connemara on the way all the way to the top. Dress for the cold it's freezing at the top!

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Connemara National Park is well worth a visit. If you like to walk/hike you can take on the Diamond Mountain. The views from the top across Connemara are well worth the hike. Just be sure to pick a day where the weather is clear otherwise you will only see clouds.

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Galway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a wonderful facility managed by the OPW on behalf of the State. There is a Visitors Centre where the history and flora / fauna information is available, snacks etc are available for purchase.There was an entrance charge but last time I visited this didn't apply. Weather permitting one could spend almost the whole day exploring.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My husband and I drove Connemara National Park. We left at 9AM and didn't return to Galway until 6. We took our time and loved every minute of it. We made a stop at Kylemore Abbey, had lunch, toured and Abbey and church. It's nice, but you can't see much of the Abbey for the price of the admission. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Connemara National Park is surely the highlight of a trip to the western part of Ireland. The breathtaking views are beyond compare. Wear sturdy hiking shoes so you can enjoy the trail along the ridge. Drive carefully and be prepared to hold your breath on the narrow windy roads leading to the park! Stop and enjoy a lunch in a... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

not been here before, the area is quite special and needs to be seen and walked over, Quiet time of year but weather was very clear, good attraction to get out and stretch the legs

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County Monaghan, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A diamond of a location, away from it all, and not the same hustle and bustle of many tourist areas, so much to see, especially driving around Connemara, i still think it under rated, Kylemore Abbey a must see, beautiful location, and the drive round the coast, through Roundstone, a pleasure, if only the weather could be guaranteed!!

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Swinford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Truly stunning! This is a must visit part of Ireland and a day spent touring the area is a day well spent!

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good parking, trails are signposted well, good pathways make the walking easy. This is a must for visitors to the area. Climb Diamond Hill, you won't be disappointed.

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