Turoe Pet Farm provides a great day out for everyone to enjoy no matter what the weather conditions. One can take a leisurely walk around the 14 acre park in the fresh country air and the delightful sound of birds singing or go indoors to experience the excitement of children of all ages bouncing their way around the “Inflatable city” – one of Europe’s largest bouncing castles.
May to September
Open 7 days a week from 10.00 until 19.00
October to November and Halloween
From 13.30 until 18.00
December – Thursdays and Fridays
From 17.00 until 20.00
December Saturday and Sunday plus 8th December
From 14.00 until 20.00
Location: The farm is situated 6km north of the N6 at Loughrea near the village of Bullaun on the R350.
Historic Dartfield Horse Museum and Heritage Centre
Ireland’s horse museum and park is a truly wonderful interpretation of the horse, emphasising the relationship between the Irish and their horses. Lots of interesting displays; a gallery, forge, saddlery, library and lots more. Discover a forgotten world where society relied on the gentle pace of the horse in days gone by. Why not go horse riding lessons or go trail riding while you’re there?
Address: Killreekill, Loughrea, Co. Galway
Tel: 091-843 968
Fax: 091-843 969
Location: East of Loughrea on N6 – main Galway to Dublin Rd
Opening Times: All Year
Daily: 09.30-18.00 – last admission at 17.00.
The Connemara Smokehouse specialises in producing wild and organic salmon. As Connemara’s longest established Smokehouse, this is a fascinating location to visit, take a tour and purchase a great array of traditionally hand-prepared seafood products. The tour takes about 1 hour.
Location: Located right on the water’s edge at Bunowen Pier.
Address: Connemara Smokehouse, Bunowen Pier, Aillebrack, Ballyconneely, Connemara, Co. Galway
Tel: 095 23739
Fax: 095 23001
City Limits is the ultimate in family entertainment, an emporium of indoor adventure for all ages.
Address: Oranmore, Galway
Tel: 091 388100
Enjoy the thrill of the Races form this amazing Greyhound stadium. Catch dinner and drinks in the Masters Restaurant while receiving at the table tote service.
Location: In Galway City
Tel: 091 562273
Galway City Museum
Galway City Museum reopened in April 2007 with the launch of its permanent exhibition. Among the highlights on show is a rare 17th century altar piece, the new location of the statue of Pádraic Ó’Connaire and the Galway City hooker boat, named ‘Máirtín Oliver’ by the public.
Tel: 091 532464