ACTIVITIES

You won’t get bored at Clonmoylan. Thanks to its ideal location in the heart of western Ireland, there are endless possibilities to plan an active holiday. Whether you have a day out in Galway, a boating trip on the lake, or golfing on one of the numerous excellent golf courses in the area, the possibilities are endless. We are happy to help you plan specific trips and give you local knowledge for the surrounding area of Clonmoylan.

GOLF

The closest 18 hole course and 9 hole courses (which is also ideal for beginners) are no more than ten minutes away from you. At least ten more courses, some really excellent ones, can be reached in less than hour. Green fees start at around € 20 for 18 hole courses. 
Your hosts Güst(i) and Anne Hilty wil be happy to help you reserve your tee times. In Portumna you can find first-rate golf tuition for golfers of any level. One hour’s private tuition from around € 30.

Golf is a national sport in Ireland. Everyone is welcome, even if your handicap is way over par…. The Clonmoylan cottages are perfectly situated to indulge in a proper golfing holiday. The closest 18 hole and a 9 hole courses are no more than ten minutes away by car.

At least ten more golf courses, some really excellent ones, can be reached in less than an hour. Green fees start at around € 25. In Ireland those without a handicap or much experience are welcome too. Your hosts Güsti and Anne Hilty will be happy to help you reserve your tee times..

Here’s a shortlist of the most important golf courses in the region:

  • Portumna Golf Club

  • Galway Golf Club

  • Birr Golf Club

  • East Clare Golf Club

  • Loughrea Golf Club

  • Glasson Golf Club

HORSE RIDING

You probably won’t find a more varied landscape anywhere in Europe in which to enjoy horse riding than in Ireland. If you’re looking for a relaxing time, friendly people and an unforgettably beautiful landscape, then look no further. From indoor lessons to escorted treks for several hours in the country, these stables offer something for everyone no matter what is their level. Your hosts, the Hilty family, will happily help you organize your riding trips.

Here is a selection of good stables in the vicinity of Clonmoylan:

  • Flowerhill

  • Dartfield

  • Slieve Aughty Centre

FISHING

Ireland is a Mecca for fishing enthusiasts. There are several reasons why the Clonmoylan cottages are perfectly suited for a fishing holiday. Clonmoylan is situated right on the shores of Lough Derg, one of Ireland’s largest lakes, famous for an abundance of fish. 
Each cottage has its own fishing boat (additional charge for motor) and jetty. Fishermen are also free to use the fishing house, which is specifically equipped to wash, gut and freeze/store your freshly caught fish.

Equipment and accessories can be purchased in several shops specializing in fishing equipment in Portumna, 10 minutes by car from Clonmoylan.

FAMILIES

You and your children certainly won’t get bored at Clonmoylan. Thanks to its ideal location in the heart of western Ireland, there are endless possibilities to organise an active holiday.

Whether you want to enjoy Clonmoylan’s large parkland with its picnic spots, beautiful walks, animals or a boating trip on the lake, the possibilities are numerous.

Here are a few tips especially for families:

  • Kartfahren

  • Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure Park