Oughterard Holiday Cottage
Oughterard Holiday Cottage is a large holiday cottage in pristine condition and is finished to a very high standard. The unique holiday cottage in Galway is one of a few of the original 18 railway gatekeeper cottages which were built along the Galway to Clifden railway which operated between 1895-1935.
Oughterard Holiday Cottage - Sleeps 10This large holiday cottage in Connemara is modern and well equipped. It has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, sleeping 10 guests comfortably.
The open plan and modern kitchen is well equipped and has everything you need for a comfortable self-catering holiday in Connemara. There is a utility room just off the kitchen with a washing machine and dryer, perfect for extra storage on your next self-catering holiday. There is also an extra living area with Sky TV and comfortable furnishings located in the open plan kitchen and dining room area. The main sitting room has a wood burning stove and large flatscreen TV. The family bathroom includes shower, WC and hand basin.
This is a 4-bedroom self-catering holiday home sleeping 10 guests:
• Double bedroom with en-suite, sleeping 2
• Double bedroom, sleeping 2
• Bunk bedroom with a double and single bunk, sleeping 3
• Bunk bedroom with a double and single bunk, sleeping 3
Outside this modern and bright holiday cottage in Connemara there is a patio area with garden furniture perfect for outside dining. There is an elevated outdoor fire-pit where you can view the Connemara scenery in the evening. Children will love exploring the secure outside garden which is gated and fully enclosed.
Wi-Fi is available and included in the rate at this holiday cottage in Connemara.
Dog lovers will love this pet friendly holiday cottage located in Oughterard. The surrounding area is renowned for its natural beauty and there are many local walks in the area. Walk the 2.8km local heritage walk which starts and finishes at Oughterard church.
This is a pet-friendly holiday home.
Ample and secure car parking is available outside in the holiday cottage.
There is strictly a no smoking holiday cottage.
Local AreaOughterard village has a variety of restaurants, pubs and fast food outlets located just 2.3km from your holiday cottage In Galway. Here you will also find local grocery shops and supermarkets making it easy to stock up on the essentials you require for your self-catering holiday.
The Owenriff River meanders through the village of Oughterard. The area is known worldwide for its wild brown trout fishing, a trout angler’s paradise. Making our large holiday cottage Oughterard a perfect base for a fishing holiday in Galway.
There is lots of activities and so much to see in Oughterard. Lough Corrib is of international importance for birds, a great base for a bird watching holiday in Ireland. The average population of pochard on Lough Corrib is 8,600 and the whooper swan, hen harrier and kingfisher have also been recently recorded at close to Lough Corrib, all of which are listed on the EU Birds Directive.
Local activities in Oughterard include a boat trip on Lough Corrib. Go on a cruise to Inchagoill Island and Cong from Oughterard. The Corrib Queen departs from Oughterard pier daily except Tuesdays at 12:00pm, and sails onto Inchagoill Island. Enjoy views of the Connemara mountains, Lough Corrib's 365 islands and Inisheanbo, one of the most beautiful islands on the lake.
Located just 2 miles outside Oughterard is Aughnanure Castle. At the top of the castle you can take in the fabulous views of the surrounding area. A small bit further approximately 7 miles outside of Oughterard is Curraghduff Farm. On the farm there are a lot of different wildlife which makes this farm unique. Children will love the Alpaca’s which you can bring for a walk around the farm, a perfect family day out in Connemara.
Galway Races FestivalBallybrit Race Track is a 30-minute drive from Oughterard Holiday Cottage in Oughterard County Galway. The world renowned seven-day Galway Races Summer Festival takes place annually at Ballybrit. The Galway Races is an Irish horse-racing festival that starts on the last Monday of July every year. It is one of the longest of all the race meets that occur in Ireland. Oughterard Holiday Cottage is an ideal base if wish to visit the Galway Races on your next self catering holiday in Ireland.
Things to see and do in ConnemaraLocal activities in Connemara include pony trekking, boat tours, golfing, walking, cycling and much more. Both Kylemore Abbey and Connemara National Park are within an hour’s drive from this holiday cottage. You will be spoilt for choice with the selection of sandy beaches and turquoise waters dotted along the coast on Galway’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Things to see and do in Galway CityThe bustling city of Galway is just a 30 min drive away from Oughterard Holiday Cottage making it a must see during your stay. Galway is full of traditional pubs that often offer live Irish folk music. There is an abundance of cafes, boutiques and art galleries which line the winding lanes of the Latin Quarter, which retains portions of the medieval city walls. The city is full of attractions and history making it a must see on your visit in Connemara. Galway is an ideal holiday destination any time of the year, perfect for a family holiday or group getaway with a large group of friends.
Pet Friendly Holiday Cottage in GalwayOughterard Holiday Cottage is a pet-friendly holiday home. This property will accept a maximum of 1 dog. Please reserve at the time of booking via our call centre +353 (0)1 201 8440, as your pet will not be accepted without prior confirmation. Pets are not permitted in the bedrooms, on carpeted areas or on the furniture. Pets must not be left in the property unsupervised and must be exercised off premises. Where the number of pets is exceeded, or additional cleaning is required due to pets being on furniture, carpets or beds, the charge for the additional cleaning will be made against your security deposit.
For more attractions and local amenities check the Points of Interests dropdown menu within Map and Distances section at the end of the page.
IMPORTANT NOTES1. Heating and Electricity:
This is an extra charge which is mostly payable to the Property Manager/Owner. In some cases, energy is charged at a fixed daily rate or a rate per unit on the units consumed or you are required to top up a Pre-Paid Meter while in others, energy charges are included in the rate you have paid. We advise you to check with the local Owner/ Property Manager prior to arrival how this is calculated or prior to making the booking.
2. Security Deposit:
A minimum refundable security deposit of €200 (per property) must be paid prior to check-in to your holiday home to the local Property Manager/ Owner. This is either taken over the phone by pre-authorising your credit card when you call the Property Manager to arrange your arrival time 48 hours in advance of arrival or at others it is taken on arrival. In some locations and at certain times of year this can increase to €500 per property.
- 5/5Value for money
This house is absolutely beautiful. The place is spotless. The sleeping accommodation is really comfortable. There is everything you need in the house. TV with all channels great for the children. The location is brilliant for touring connemara and tsee more
This house is absolutely beautiful. The place is spotless. The sleeping accommodation is really comfortable. There is everything you need in the house. TV with all channels great for the children. The location is brilliant for touring connemara and there are some beautiful places to eat in the village. I would recommend this house its fantastic. Thank you to the staff at trident homes they are so professional and always willing to help you in any way. We will definitely book with you next year. Thanks again. Michael
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Hi Michael Many thanks for completing the feedback survey following your stay in Oughterard Holiday Village, Connemara. We greatly appreciate you taking the time and your great scores and comments. We are glad to see the children's channels were enjosee more
Many thanks for completing the feedback survey following your stay in Oughterard Holiday Village, Connemara.
We greatly appreciate you taking the time and your great scores and comments. We are glad to see the children's channels were enjoyed.
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in Oughterard and look forward to welcoming you back to Trident Holiday Homes again.
Distribution of bedrooms
Mandatory or included services
Security Deposit (refundable)
- No smoking
- Animals are admitted to this accommodation, except for dangerous animals.
Map and distances
Town centre - Oughterard
Shops - Oughterard
Restaurant - Oughterard
River - Owenriff River
Golf course - Oughterard Golf Club
Nature reserve - Aughnanure Castle
Town centre - Moycullen
Bus station - Galway
Train station - Galway Train Station
Sand beach - Coral Beach Carraroe
Nature reserve - Kylemore Abbey
Nature reserve - Connemara National Park
Lake - Lough Corrib
Train station - Westport Train Station
Golf course - Connemara Championship Golf Links
Airport - Knock Airport
Airport - Shannon Airport
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|December - 2023|
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From the booking date until 29 days before check-in, cancellation would have a penalty of 50% of the total price of the rent.
In case of cancellation the following charges will apply
- We kindly ask you to phone us about your arrival time once you are at your destination.
- The keys must be picked up during the above mentioned hours only.