Connemara

by admin on September 24, 2014

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Connemara is a wild and rugged landscape located on the west of Ireland in county Galway and is well worth a visit.

The mountains, lakes and heather are always changing in the light and even on a misty day the clouds provide a haunting landscape. The Connemara pony is a pony breed originating in Ireland and they are known for their athleticism, versatility and good disposition.

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Connemara National Park covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. Some of the Park’s mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of the famous Twelve Bens or Beanna Beola range. Connemara National Park was established and opened to the public in 1980. (visit website)

The Connemara Loop is situated in breathtaking North West Connemara, County Galway, Ireland and part of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Follow the Loop and be taken on a journey through an ever changing landscape of majestic mountains, spectacular beaches, the wild Atlantic, mist covered lakes, pre-historic bogs and shady glens. (vist website)

There are many small towns and villages in which to base yourself such as Spiddal, Clifden, Carna, Cleggan plus lots more. Check out http://www.connemara.ie/en/ for more information.

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