Map and how to get there

Attractions Restaurants

Nearest travel links

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Airport Galway 85 km
Ferry Dublin 291 km
Train station Galway 80 km
Car Car advised

Activities near Connemara

Sports Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing
Great for Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Nightlife, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays

How to get there

St Flannans Cottage is on Errislannan Peninsula on the west coast of Ireland, four miles (6.5Km) south of Clifden. It's about half way between Clifden and the Connemara Golf Club at Ballyconneely (Championship Links Golf Course).

You really need a car so either come by ferry or fly and drive. We usually come from the UK via Liverpool or Holyhead to Dublin. Either Dublin port or Dun Laoghaire. They are both easy and the drive across Ireland only takes 4 hours. If flying Galway is the closest (1.5hrs) airport but seems to be in terminal decline regarding choice of flights. A better choice is had at Knock Airport (2.5hrs) and the hire cars are cheaper. It’s a pretty drive if you are not in a rush.Shannon is more international (3.5hrs).