Old Monastery Hostel

Address: Twelve Bens, Letterfrack, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hostel
 
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    Travel Blogs from Letterfrack

    Natural Beauty of County Mayo

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Aug 07, 2015

    70 photos

    ... decided the steeper last 1,000 vertical feet to the summit weren’t in my cards. It was well worth the work of hiking up and down, though, for the spectacular views over island-studded Clew Bay and out towards Clare Island.

    So that raises the question, does Mayo (Mayonnaise) come from County Mayo? It sounds like it should. I actually know the answer to the question of where mayonnaise gets its name from, and it’s not in Ireland. Any ...

    Connemara area

    A travel blog entry by journeyguy on Aug 04, 2015

    8 photos

    ... for a small lunch and coffees. Then we headed back on the Northern part of the loop to visit Kylemore Abbey. It has a lovely walled garden, woodland walks, the abbey and a gothic church. We only visited the walled garden and walked back through part of the woodland to the entrance. The wind was rising and the skys were grayer so we bailed on any more outdoor things. As we drove on the last part of the loop, I lobbied for a stop at a geocache named "The Tower". It is a mysterious tower ...

    Ancient Land

    A travel blog entry by chris_a on Jul 28, 2015

    4 photos

    ... navigating our way out of the Burren and County Clare and deep into County Galway while trying to avoid the traffic around the city of Galway, made worse by the early days of a week-long horse race meeting. Once clear of the Galway traffic we followed the "Wild Atlantic Way" as it attempted to follow the bays and inlets of the Irish west coast through to Roundstone, where we are checked into another B&B for the night. Roundstone is a busy place, as their ...

    Happy Birthday David!, and on to Connemara

    A travel blog entry by julieolds on Jul 12, 2015

    2 comments, 7 photos

    ... Also, in case you were wondering, the sheep who are grazing alongside the road actually WILL walk out onto the road in front of you without a notice! We wondered how many restaurants in the area serve mutton regularly to the tourists! When we arrived at our hostel/restaurant in Letterfrack we booted up for our hike up Diamond Hill. It was a "beautiful day" for the hike we were told by the waitress ( since it was merely grey and misting and ...

    Connemara

    A travel blog entry by dayna-tom-2013 on Sep 19, 2014

    2 comments, 32 photos

    ... At the time it was laid, the cable was considered one of the seven wonders of the world and did revolutionize the communications world -- bigger than the Internet!

    After a stop in the cute little Victorian town of Clifden, we were off to see Kylemore Abbey. It is touristy, but tastefully done. The Abbey was built by some Dublin surgeon in the mid-1800's who had way too much money and time. It ...

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    Old Monastery Hostel
    Letterfrack, Ireland
    Old Monastery Hostel
    Letterfrack, Ireland