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Galway, with its fun and friendly atmosphere, is Ireland's fastest- growing city and a favourite with visitors. Few can resist the feelgood factor of a city filled with buskers and entertainers, street parties and live, traditional music spilling out of pub doorways. There are festivals galore in Galway, celebrating everything from jazz and cinema to oysters and the arts, not forgetting the famous Galway Races, and the city is home to a number of theatres presenting dance, opera, music and plays performed both in English and Irish. Situated on the north-east shores of romantic Galway Bay, this is an ideal base for exploring the county's dramatic Atlantic coastline, mountains and lakes, and for outdoor sports including sailing, fishing, swimming, golf, hiking, and rowing and cruising on the River Corrib, which flows through the city. Popular attractions include the greyhound stadium and the Galway City Museum, which describes the city's history, art and literature. On the outskirts of Galway, the fishing village of Claddagh is the birthplace of the Claddagh ring symbolising love or friendship. Families, meanwhile, will enjoy the seaside suburb of Salthill, with its aquarium and Leisureland, and Killary Fjord, north of the city, where friendly dolphins swim with the boat cruises.


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Blackthorn Farm (181.40 miles)

Blackthorn Farm

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Blackthorn farm is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and most rooms have fantastic views. We are minutes from the ferry terminal in Holyhead for sailings to Ireland. ... More

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Boathouse Hotel (181.80 miles)

Boathouse Hotel

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Just 4 minutes from Holyhead's ferry port and with fabulous views overlooking the marina, the Boathouse Hotel offers en suite accommodation, fresh food, a bar and free parking. On the edge of ... More

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Witchingham B&B (182.25 miles)

Witchingham B&B
The Witchingham is located close to Holyhead Port (with ferries departing daily to Dunlaoghaire -Stena Line and Dublin -Irish Ferries) and close to Holyhead Railway Station. Both can be accessed by foot over the Celtic ... More | visit website
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Wavecrest (182.38 miles)


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Ideally located 100 yards from the beach yet just only 3 minutes from the ferry/rail terminal and 2 minutes walk into the town centre for pubs and eating places. All rooms at ... More

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Holyhead Lodge (182.38 miles)

Holyhead Lodge
The Holyhead Lodge is located just a 5-minute walk from Holyhead Station and 1-mile from the beach. Lodges include a kitchenette, living area with flat-screen TV and free parking. Kitchens at the lodge include a microwave, ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Holyhead (182.50 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Trearddur Bay Hotel (183.03 miles)

Trearddur Bay Hotel
The hotel has the immediate advantage of a magnificent location, with 36 bedrooms and friendly, efficient staff. It is a hotel with a distinct character and wide appeal where each guest receives the best ... More | visit website
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Sunnyside Holiday Cottage (184.68 miles)

Sunnyside Holiday Cottage

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Sunnyside provides excellent accommodation on 2/3 floors for familes and groups wishing to stay in the popular village of Four Mile Bridge, near Trearddur Bay and Rhoscolyn and their sandy ... More

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Salem Fach (186.16 miles)

Salem Fach

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Commanding panoramic countryside views, this charming and very comfortable cottage is perfectly located for exploring the delightful island of Anglesey, with its beautiful sandy beaches, historic monuments ... More

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Hotel Cymyran (186.33 miles)

Hotel Cymyran

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Enjoying spectacular views of the Snowdonia mountain range, this family-run hotel offers a warm welcome on the west coast of Anglesey, just minutes away from the beach. During your stay, the team ... More

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