Ben View House

Bridge Street, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
Prices starting from $39.00

Travel Blogs from Clifden

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... the protection of the bog.

In the information centre at this site there is also a carving of some mythological hero, the wood used in the carving also has come out of the bog and dates from around 4500BC. It is Yew:

We spent a day in Dublin: As we neared the city we came to a Park and Ride so we parked the car in there and took a train into the city. It wasn’t really a cheap option but it certainly saved David a great deal of effort ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters


Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...

Day 8: Pilgrimage South

A travel blog entry by basketmakeramy


... coming off it said it was well worth it but you definitely needed a walking pole (available for rent at the visitor's center.). Seeing the mountain on such a gorgeous sunny and hot day, we both wished we had brought shorts and had left earlier so we could have time to hike it. Maybe next time! (Who knew the weather was going to be so hot and sunny?!). A side note...when approaching Croagh Patrick we got a text from Matthew saying he had gotten a job for the summer ...


A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada


... for a couple of days, ok that’s great Ill get the manager to phone you back later! Ok well can you tell me the prices per night?.... uhhh…. ****! I have NO IDEA how much he charges I don’t know where anything is in this hostel or even how many rooms there are!!! The ferry came in and suddenly there are like 6 people standing at reception the phone is screaming in my hand, my heart is racing so bad I thought it was going to explode in my chest. ...

Connemara Country Byways

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas


... had honeymooned in Connemara and she fell in love with the area. So Mr. Henry bought it for his wife. The house is very large and sits at the base of a mountain beside a lake. A mile from the house is the largest walled Victorian garden in Ireland and it was well worth the time to tour it. They ran shuttle buses between the house and the garden. When Mr. Henry’s wife died at a young age of dysentery in Egypt, he built a gothic ...

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This hotel, located on Bridge Street, Clifden, is near Dan O'Hara's Homestead Farm, Connemara Heritage and History Centre, Ross Castle, and The Lynch Memorial.
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