Ben View House

Bridge Street, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Bridge Street, Clifden, is near Connemara Heritage and History Centre, Dan O'Hara's Homestead Farm, Ross Castle, and The Lynch Memorial.
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    Travel Blogs from Clifden

    Sunday on the Connemara Loop

    A travel blog entry by quirk303 on Sep 28, 2014

    3 comments, 8 photos

    ... protects it from the Atlantic. It was grand in design, had a gothic church built nearby to house the remains of the premature death of the castle builder's wife and a most impressive walled garden. The castle/abbey has had no expense spared in its construction and furnishing. It was set on ten thousand acres and was intended as a hunting and fishing retreat from the owner's residence in London. It had a large number of workers who tended ...

    Day 8: Pilgrimage South

    A travel blog entry by basketmakeramy on May 30, 2014

    13 photos

    ... used for meat and for mowing. I will have to ask our sheep farmers today! (Our B&B is on a sheep farm.). We also asked what "Bally" meant as there are SO many villages with the Bally prefix. He said Bally meant end of the river. He told us that Ballyshannon isn't really at the end of the Shannon...there are two ends of the river Shannon. Mary Ann told us they used to enjoy cruising down the Shannon River. She said the countryside was gorgeous. I immediately ...

    Donegal to Clifden

    A travel blog entry by carol53 on Jun 06, 2013

    15 photos

    ... here, The Pie Shop".
    Wasn't really hungry but thought if I can have a pie then why not. However would you believe it when we went in, no they did not have gluten free pies, just some cakes and in fact they didn't sell any meat pies at all. A Pie Shop, I ask you!

    We settled for an icecream instead and as it was only a few more kilometres to Westport we ventured on hoping to find a nice place on the harbour to put our feet up and relax for the rest of the day.
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    The Aran Islands

    A travel blog entry by jkloewen on Aug 14, 2012

    1 comment, 15 photos

    ... during high tide. The water would splash up as it hit the rocks creating a huge white spray. Very awe-inspiring! One of the waves was a little bigger than the rest and it soaked my right shoe.

    We made it back to the dock with some time to kill before the last ferry left the island. So I had time to wring out and somewhat dry my right sock. All in all we probably hiked over 17km. The trip back to Galway felt very relaxing.

    Ryan ...

    You have a childlike essence

    A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada on Sep 25, 2011

    61 photos

    ... all the oldies and we sat drank sang and danced into the early hours of the morning! Dave disappeared I went to find him he was in bed! So I jumped on him and it was just like old times when one of us would come home from the bar and run into the others room beat them up a little and say shove over get in bed and chit chat like little girls into the night blanket pulled to your chin talking about everything and anything! Jana came like half an hour later ...