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Clifden: Holiday Cottages, Houses and Apartments in Clifden Town, great Restaurants, Pubs and Shops, Traditional Music and Craic, Sailing, Trout, Salmon and Sea Fishing, Hill Walking, Cycling.

Highlights are The Connemara Pony Show and the Clifden Arts Festival, there is also a St Patricks Day Parade, and the Connemara Pony Sales are a great day out. Local food markets during the summer.

If you stay in any of our self catering holiday homes in Clifden you will discover a pretty market town built on the banks of the Owenglen River. Clifden  is regarded as the Capital of the area andClifden holiday cottages Connemara you are guaranteed to visit the town wherever you stay in Connemara.
Clifden is great base for a self catering holiday as you will not need the car to enjoy the busy evening life. There is an amazing choice of pubs and restaurants serving great food, and there is always a variety of live music even at quiet times of the year. There are pubs that still enjoy an old lifestyle and atmosphere, (Lowrys Bar have won Best Traditional Bar in Ireland a number of times) and those that are younger  and trendy. It is 60 miles from Galway on the N59 road and a capital town of Wild Atlantic Way. We have some great holiday Cottages in Clifden so browse the properties we have listed.

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There is a busy social calendar here with lots going on, from week to week there are events and festivals.Clifden Pony Show Clifden Connemara
Major highlights of the year being The Clifden Pony Show,  Clifden Arts Festival and a Saint Patricks Day Parade. The Pony Show will take place 10th 11th and 12th September in 2021 and the town will fill with people eager to see the iconic Connemara Ponies compete for rosettes and trophies.
Dont worry if you dont own a pony you there are plenty of pet classes you can enter too. A photo of the winner of the dog fancy dress usually makes its way into the Irish times write up alongside the Champion Stallion.


The Arts festival is one of the top arts festivals in Ireland and you can be spoilt for choice there are so many things toclifden arts festival parade Connemara see and do. Taking place at the end of September there is theater, cinema, artists and musicians, local and international and the Festival parade and fireworks to top it all off. The tickets for the top performers are eagerly sought after, but you can book ahead if you visit Clifden Arts Festival website. At the end the beach road there is a nice beach where the kids can play and swim and a childrens playground on the way. There are many other sandy beaches in the area which are a short drive away, and numerous stunning walks including the Sky Road which is world famous for its views of the Atlantic and the Connemara Mountains, and the Derrygimla Bog Walk which features some clever interactive information on Marconis first transmissions of radio signals across the Atlantic, and the first flight across the Atlantic by Alcock and Brown. A commemorative statue of the pair has recently been erected in Clifden celebrating the centennial of their trip. This is a bronze copy of a statue that has stood in Heathrow Airport for many years.

Clifden has lots of shops

Clifden is the main shopping town in the area with food shops selling local products as well as several large supermarkets. There is a farmers market on a Friday with all sorts of local produce on sale.
If you like to spend an afternoon shopping there is a good variety of shops selling everything from fashionable clothing to tweeds and much more.

Stanleys Shop is the go to for the fisherman where advice, fishing tackle and permits are available. The fishing in the area is good with lots of brown trout lakes,a salmon river and lots of shore angling marks for the sea angler. There are deep sea charter boats in the area too. Bikes can be hired in the town at Clifden Bike Shop

Clifden Boat Club is near by at the end of the beach road.They have a well run Sailing School where lessons andClifden shoppers in clifden courses are available during the summer and Easter breaks for young people and adults. There is more information on the Clifden Boat Club  website The Clifden Boat Club clubhouse has a cosy bar and café, this is a popular destination for a walk down from the town alongside the Owenglen inlet.


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Clifden 356 Eyrephort Beach

Holiday Cottage in Eyerphort, Clifden Connemara
Great Location, Near a Beach
From €505 to €895 

This cosy cottage is located on a quiet road, 3-minute walk from Eyrephort beach on the Sky Road possibly one of the most scenic routes…

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5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

383 The Loft Clifden

The Loft Holiday apartment in Clifden Connemara Ireland
Great Location, Town Property
From €773 to €1400 per week 

Studio Apartment: This apartment is in a great location right in the heart Clifden town – the capital of Connemara. There are numerous restaurants, cafes…

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0 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

397 Clifden Bay Apartments Number 4

Clifden Apartment Holiday apartment in clifden town Ireland connemara Coastal cottages
In Town, Modern Apartment
From €550 to €1200 per week 

The Apartment: This modern apartment is located right in the heart of Clifden– the capital Of Connemara! The Apartment looks out over the Square- Perfect…

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2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

395 Clifden Bay Apartment 8

395 Clifden Apartment. Holiday Apartment in Clifden County Galway Connemara
In Town, Modern Apartment
From €650 to €1400 per week. 

The Apartment: This modern apartment is located right in the heart of Clifden– the capital Of Connemara! The Apartment looks out over the Square- Perfect…

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2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

419 Clifden Apartment Harbour Heights

The Apartment: This is a great luxury property right in the heart of Clifden. It is a great location for all Clifden has to offer and also all of Connemara. Nearby there are numerous restaurants, bars, coffee shops and retail, perfect spot to try out local produce and crafts. Not to be missed a visit Lowry’s Music and Whiskey bar, voted Best Traditional Bar in Ireland-loved by locals and visitors! This is the ideal spot to explore the area, grab a bike at Clifden Bike Shop and head out to Derrygimla Bog/ Alcock and Brown crash site or head up the Sky Road, take a walk down to Clifden Harbour or the Boat Club. The Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey are just over 20km away near Letterfrack Village. With numerous buses each day to Clifden, why not come for a few days and enjoy all that Clifden has to offer. Or come along and enjoy one of the great festivals – Clifden Arts Festival, Clifden Traditional Festival, Connemara Pony Show ……. Inside: This is a wonderful bright airy spacious apartment right in the heart of Connemara. The large open plan Kitchen, dining and living area opens out to a large balcony offering uninterrupted views of Clifden Bay and harbour. The modern kitchen offers all mod cons including a coffee maker and Washer/Dryer. The dining area as comfy modern table & chairs for 4 people. The cosy lounge area has a large comfortable sofa with Large flat screen Tv with Sky TV channels. Off the small Hall you will find a bathroom with a shower over the bath. There are two double rooms both with King Size beds and plenty of storage with fitted wardrobes. One of the bedrooms as an en suite with shower. The property has tiles and wooden floors throughout. It is heated by modern electric radiators which is included in the price. - One reserved parking space included with rental - Wifi - No pets - Electricity & heating included.
Sea Views, Town Property
From €1,237 to € 2,238 

The Apartment: This is a great luxury property right in the heart of Clifden. It is a great location for all Clifden has to offer…

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2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms