Posts By: Zoe

400+ warriors hitting the turf for fun mud obstacle course in the heart of Connemara

Mud, turf, nets and swings – are all part of the winning combination of Turf Warrior in partnership with John West, taking place on November 2nd. This year marks the 10th year of hundreds of people heading into the muck to return as true (Turf) Warriors. The 8km course is set in wild bog land… Read more »

Conemara Sea Week 2016

Letterfrack will be a bundle of excitement as the annual Sea Week kicks off on the 23rd Oct. This is a festival that celebrates everything that’s great about Connemara. You’ll hear the best of music with great local players like  – the Hernon family, the Kanes, Johnny O Halloran and Johnny Conneely, joined by great players… Read more »


KYLEMORE ABBEY IRISH COUNTRY CREAM We recently launched Kylemore Abbey Country Cream to a very warm reception. Kylemore Abbey Country Cream, which is a creamy and versatile wine based drink, is available to buy in both in our Craft and Design Shop and in Mitchell’s Café or online at www.kylemoreabbeytourism.iehome. If you are not ready… Read more »

Medals Galore

We are delighted to announce our success at the Blas na h’Eireann Irish Food Awards held in Dingle this weekend. The Blas na h’Eireann Awards have grown both in size and prestige to become the most coveted signifier of excellence in the Irish Food Industry. Kylemore Abbey won a total of four medals, three gold… Read more »

Lots of great options this Summer at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens

GUIDED WOODLAND AND MOUNTAIN HIKES RESUME This summer why not join a guided mountain hike that will take you high above Kylemore Abbey and its spectacular forest and lakeside setting for a very unique Connemara Experience! The hiking trails date back to when Mitchell Henry first developed the estate in the late 1800s. The hikes… Read more »

The Sun is on its way!

Summer is coming and we have a lovely selection of activities, accommodation options, dining options, craft shops and visitor attractions and of course our festivals and events over the course of the summer so be sure to visit the Connemara Loop!