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Things to Do - Lakeview Holidays self catering family holidays Galway

Things to Do – Lakeview Holidays self catering family holidays Galway


Lakeview House delivers the perfect holiday experience and is treasured by locals and visitors alike as it has remained totally connected to its locality and history.  For those wishing to take time out let this enchanting, tranquil and scenic rural location envelope you with its breathtaking beauty. For those who want a more active holiday there is a host of activities to keep you energised.   Whatever you do you will get to experience the true ambiance of the Irish countryside with the powerful welcome that you will receive all at a price that seems unbelievable.  We value value!


Let your children experience nature first hand.  Part of the Lakeview House experience is getting up close and personal to a working farm.  You and your children will have access to a virtual menagerie -pigs, donkeys, chickens, cows, calves-the list goes on.   Imagine your children’s expression as the chicks hatch, as they smell freshly made hay or take their turn patting Babe and Dave the saddleback pigs which always capture children’s hearts with their gentle manner.  Gary the resident farmer is always keen to share his farming skills.  No need to worry about trying to sleep-the healthy air and activity laden experience will ensure that your sleep will be sound and your waking will be easy as the many activities of the following day beckon.


 Lakeview Holidays self catering family holidays Galway - Things to Do


You and your family can enjoy carting in nearby Tynagh, pony trekking in Flower Hill Equestrian Centre or horse riding in Slieve Aughty Riding Centre or  Lough Hill Pony Trekking Centre.


Trigger your children’s imagination with the famous telescope in Birr Castle and the extensive monastic settlement on Holy Island. Portumna and Bunratty  Castle also await you.  Let your own inner child run riot.


For those wishing to trace family roots, Woodford Genealogy centre is a five minute drive.


Woodford also boasts of a beautiful playground. Derrycrag Wood and the Millennium Oaks Park also await you.


You will not have experienced rural Ireland ambience and welcome unless you pop over to the local pubcumshop where the Guinness is always served to perfection.  The Cornerstone pub and shop is a throwback to a bygone Ireland.  The smell of the freshly baked brown bread and scones will have you keep going back for more.  In case you decide to imbibe one or more, there is no need to worry about the short journey home as a taxi is sourced in order to ensure your safe return.  Your every need has been catered for.


 Lakeview Holidays self catering family holidays Galway - Things to Do


Portumna is literally just a stone’s throw away where you can enjoy a stroll in the lake fringed forest park and wildlife sanctuary, visit the castle or enjoy a meal in one of the many restaurants.


Mountshannon is just a short spin in the other direction where you can enjoy all the amenities that the river Shannon is deservedly famed for.  For a different type of walk go for a game of golf in one of the 4 golf courses within a 15 mile radius.


Lakeview House is an ideal location for touring the West of Ireland, Connemara and the Shannon region.  You are just 40 minutes from Galway, Ennis and Limerick.


There is a comprehensive handbook in the house with all details and phone numbers of all restaurants, pubs, facilities and amenities in the area.

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