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AT ROSS POINT COTTAGE
Walking - miles of
un-spoilt country roads around the cottage
Biking - 4 adult bikes provided (no charge)
Swimming - beach directly in front of cottage (see pictures)
Snorkeling - excellent snorkeling area
Onshore Fishing - 4 fishing rods and tackle provided (no charge)
Barbecue evenings - use the barbecue in the lawn at the cottage
Painting - for those of you talented with a paint brush
Photography - Bring your digital camera - endless photo opportunities
Wind Surfing - perfect wind conditions for wind surfing all
SCUBADIVE WEST - Learn to scuba dive during your stay in Connemara. Excellent tutoring. www.scubadivewest.com
Contact: Scubadive West, Lettergesh, Renvyle, Co. Galway
CLEGGAN BEACH RIDING CENTRE - If your looking for long treks or short treks, this riding centre has 30 years of experience. Facilities include an enclosed outdoor arena and 3 resident qualified instructors. www.clegganridingcentre.com Contact: Cleggan Beach Riding Centre, Cleggan, Co. Galway Phone: 095 44746 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIAMOND’S EQUESTRIAN HORSE RIDING CENTRE -
This riding centre based in Tully has something to offer both
the novice and the experienced rider. They offer one, two or
three hour treks on Connemara Ponies.
Lake/Deep Sea Fishing
‘THE BRAZEN HUSSY’ Less than a 1km from Ross Point Cottage moored in Fahy Bay you will notice this unusually titled boat. A great way to pass the day and it’s right on your doorstep. For boat trips and charters specialising in diving, deep sea angling, island adventures, filming and surveying, contact: Shane R. Bisgood, Ballynew, Moyard, Co. Galway. Phone 00 353 86 2795118 Email: email@example.com Click HERE for photos.
FLY-FISHING - Renvyle House Hotel - Fly-Fishing is available to non-residents of the hotel. A full day’s fishing costs €50 and half day €25 (both include the use of a boat). Make advance booking beforehand. Phone: 095 43511 www.renvyle.com
LAKE FISHING at Lough Inagh - Lough Inagh Lodge Hotel - For lake fishing in the Inagh Valley contact the hotel at Lough Inagh at 095 34706. www.loughinaghlodgehotel.ie Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
·LAKE FISHING in Kylemore - Phone: 095 41146 Fax: 095 41440
·DEEP SEA FISHING with John Mongan on the ‘Queen of Connemara’. Tickets can be got from Ocean & County Museum at Derryinver and Avoca Handweavers on the Letterfrack road. Cruise leaves from Letterfrack pier. Phone 00 353 95 43473
CONNEMARA GOLF CLUB - Improve you handicap on a golf course right beside the Atlantic ocean. This course is a challenge for even the seasoned golfer! 10 miles from the cottage. www.northandwestcoastlinks.com
Contact: Connemara Golf Club, Ballyconneely, Clifden, Co. Galway
Phone: 00 353 (0) 23502/23602 Email: email@example.com
‘QUEEN OF CONNEMARA’ BOAT CRUISES During your stay at Ross Point Cottage you cannot miss the cruiser sailing around Ballinakill Bay. This cruiser has an enclosed lounge seating and an open air deck. Tickets can be bought from Ocean & County Museum at Derryinver and Avoca Handweavers on the Letterfrack road. Cruise leaves from Letterfrack pier. Phone 095 43473
‘THE BRAZEN HUSSY’ Less than a 1km from Ross Point Cottage moored in Fahy Bay you will notice this unusually titled boat. A great way to pass the day and its right on your doorstep. For boat trips and charters specialising in diving, angling, island adventures, filming and surveying, contact: Shane R. Bisgood, Ballynew, Moyard, Co. Galway. Phone 00 353 86 2795118 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Click HERE for photos.
WESTERN EXPOSURE SEA SAFARI These sea trips are tailored to suit your requirements. Whether its bird watching or whale watching your into be sure to contact John Nee and Stephen Gannon, Letterfrack, Co. Galway. Phone 00 353 41132 Email: email@example.com www.western-explorer.com
KILLARY CRUISES The Killary Fjord is unique to Ireland and is 9 miles in length and boasts wonderful scenery. A purpose built vessel offers cruises up and down the fjord a can accommodate 150 people. Enjoy a meal onboard as you admire the scenery. For tickets or more information, contact: Killary Cruise Office, 56c, Bowling Green, Galway City Phone 00 353 91 566736 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.killarycruises.com
TULLY MOUNTAIN is directly across the bay from Ross Point Cottage as you can see in the Photo Gallery. Tully mountain is well suited to beginner climbers but the views from the summit will amaze even the experienced climber. Best climbed from the Letterfrack/Derryinver side of the mountain.
DIAMOND HILL is also across the bay from the cottage if your standing at the front door (see Photo Gallery). This is a more challenging climb and currently a path is being constructed to make it more accessible. Visit the Connemara National Park to access the hill.
DOUGHROUAGH MOUNTAIN If visiting Kylemore Abbey you have the opportunity to climb the mountain. It is a steep walk and if your going to brave it to the top you will pass the holy statue above the abbey.
TWELVE BENS Most of the Twelve Bens Mountain range can be seen from the cottage. If your in to climbing in a big way, then set yourself the target of reaching the top of them all.
HILL WALKING PROFESSIONAL If you want to go climbing yourself or a group are interested in climbing the mountains in Connemara a good man to contact is James Johnson (Member Mountaineering Council of Ireland). Contact John Johnson, Renvyle Phone 00 353 86 3978084
If coming to Connemara for an action-packed holiday, there are two reputable adventure companies both based in Leenane, Co. Galway
KILLARY ADVENTURE COMPANY Contact: Killary Adventure Company, Killary Lodge, Leenane, Co. Galway Phone 00 353 95 42276 Email: email@example.com www.killary.com
DELPHI ADVENTURE CENTRE Contact: Delphi Adventure Centre, Leenane, Co. Galway Phone 00 353 95 42208 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.delphiadventureholidays.ie
Clay Pigeon Shooting
If you fancy your hand at some clay pigeon shooting, contact the Renvyle House Hotel, Renvyle Phone 00 353 95 43511 or the Killary Adventure Company, Leenane Phone 00 353 95 42276