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Renvyle Connenara County Galway
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At the far western edge of Ireland can be found the serene and tranquil Renvyle Peninsula. Far from the pressure of city life, it is a place in which to relax and enjoy the fresh sea air, the peace, tranquility and closeness of nature. Amidst this alluring landscape, you will find Derryinver Quay and Ballinakill Harbour, one of the loveliest natural and well-protected harbours in the world, where you can take part in a scenic coastal cruise or sea angling trip and see a large variety of sea and cliff birds, grey seals and otters that make Ballinakill Harbour their home while dolphins and porpoises are frequent visitors.

Renvyle Connenara County Galway

Kylemore Abbey Connemar, County Galway Ireland

The scenic Renvyle Peninsula has something to offer people of all ages and interests. Long stretches of clean sandy beaches - swimming, scuba diving, shore angling, lake and river fishing, pony trekking, hill climbing, sea angling - boat hire adventure centre, aquarium, maritime museum and sea side park, scenic and wildlife coastal cruises. Traditional Irish music, sing song and craic. Finest approved accommodation, restaurants and bars, sea-side caravan and camping sites.

Renvyle Peninsula has been called "the loveliest landscape on Earth". It is a landscape shaped by time, nature and the people who call Renvyle home.

The peninsula, one of Europe's most westerly was best described by Augustus John - "the most beautiful landscape in the world". It was the inspiration for renowned works of art by Yeats, Gogarty and Oscar Wilde and remains unchanged today.

The modern cinema world has captured some of the romance and beauty of Renvyle in the film "The Quiet Man" and more recently "The Field". lt's castles, ancient fort and ecclesiastical remains are prized gifts of an epic past. Here you can experience traditional Ireland with a stay in a thatched cottage and a night of song in the Teach Ceoil (Folk Theatre) or local pubs. Breathe it's fresh, clean air whilst walking or cycling along it's country lanes garlanded with bright red fuchsia and many wild flowers.
Kylemore Abbey
Kylemore Abbey is the Monastic home of the Benedictine Order of Nuns in Ireland. The community takes due pride in preserving and restoring the estate, comprising a fine house, (built originally as a Castle in 1868, now an Abbey since 1921), a miniature Gothic Cathedral and a six-acre Victorian Walled Garden (a 'Great Garden of Ireland' and winner of the prestigious Europa Nostra Award in 2002).
A visit to Ireland, and especially to the West of Ireland and Connemara is not complete without experiencing the beauty and tranquility that is Kylemore Abbey & Garden.  Includes, Visitor Centre, the Pottery Studio, the Craft & Retail Shop and Restaurant.
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