Glorious Connemara Cycle

Glorious Connemara Cycle

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One day cycle in the most beautiful part of Ireland, a truly hidden gem. Bike hire, guide (if warranted), lunch at a charming old Irish pub and much more. Come on in!

A three and a half hour bike tour starting and finishing at 'The Quiet Man' John Wayne statue in Cong on the Galway/Mayo border. This beautiful tour is largely off road and can include a sumptuous brunch in Ashford Castle Hotel. The package includes your bike, helmet, guide and brunch (optional). Now fast becoming a must do for visitors to the Galway region. Fully approved.

Provider: Noel Mannion.

Location (see map below):  No 7 Radharc Na Sleibhte, Rusheen East Clonbur, Co. Galway.

Duration: 3.5 Hours

Availability: Daily

Requirements: Maximum group of 15. No Minimum. (Bike helmet provided).

Restrictions: Over 14 years.

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This is one of the most beautiful, off road cycles in Western Europe! It has largely escaped the masses. The forest trails and small off roads seem to have been designed for cycling. The first half of your journey was designed for Benjamin Lee Guinness, born in 1798 and the grandson of Arthur of the black stuff, so he could visit his holiday home in Clonbur without ever going onto the public highway. Did he ever in his wildest dreams think it would be used to this day by cyclists from all over the world to marvel at what is a jewell in the crown of the Irish outdoor landscape for locals and strangers alike.

Ditch the boring cycling lanes of the city for bigger adventures in Clonbur.

Enjoy a 3.5 hour ‘Golden Cycle’ tour through Clonbur with Glorious Connemara Cycle.

  • You will be provided with a top-of- the-range bike, helmet and guide as part of this package.
  • Head off-road and explore glorious woodlands, Corrib and Mask.
  • Take in some stunning scenery along with the Pigeon Hole cave, the Guinness Tower and Lough Corrib Lake, including the five star Ashford Castle.
  • Sick of giving socks for Christmas? This is a great gift for the cyclist in your life.

Cycling around the city takes all the fun out of this fine sport – too many cars getting in your way, the lack of proper scenery and car fumes clogging up your lungs. Your cycling soul will truly come alive however, when you take to the bike tracks in Connemara.

And you can do just that, with a three and a half hour-long guided bike tour through Clonbur with both a top-of-the-range bike and helmet provided with Glorious Connemara Cycle.

Your tour will be led by local expert Noel Mannion who knows every nook and cranny of Clonbur. Noel will show you stunning scenery, taking you over some woodland terrain and bike tracks. You will visit the Pigeon Hole cave and the Guinness Tower along with Lough Corrib Lake.

If you're feeling peckish, Noel knows all of the great places to eat.