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Connemara Attractions, Hotels in Connemara Galway

Carna, Connemara, Co. Galway T: 095 32255 F: 095 32530 E:

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Kylemore Abbey

Kylemore Abbey is the ideal destination for a day out in majestic Connemara. Originally built in 1868, it is now the home to the Irish Benedictine Nuns. Facilities at Kylemore include a visitor's centre, restaurant, Gothic church, gardens, lake and mountain walks, pottery, craft and souvenir shop .

The dramatic landscape and iconic image of a gothic castle reflected in a Connemara lake has made Kylemore Abbey world-famous and it is now the largest tourist attraction in the west of Ireland.

Kylemore Abbey invites you to e xplore the many nature trails,woodland walks and the magical award-winning walled garden where in keeping with its Victorian heritage, only flower and vegetable varieties from that era are grown.