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Roundstone

The village of Roundstone lies on the western arm of Bertraghboy bay in Connemara, Co. Galway, 48 miles (77km) north-west of Galway city. This Connemara village is beautifully set on one of the most spectacular coastal drives in Ireland overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at the foot of Errisbeg Mountain.

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Roundstone, Connemara Today

Today Roundstone is a popular holiday resort renowned among artists and naturalists for the remarkable beauty of the surrounding mountains and seascapes. It has a traditional craft centre and local activities include Connemara Pottery, Connemara Jewellery and Connemara Instrument making. Connemara Farming, Connemara Fishing, Connemara Forestry and Connemara Quarrying are carried out extensively in the area.

In Roundstone you will find a busy harbour where local fishermen prepare and return with the day’s catch, featuring a mix of Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Mackerel, Cod plus a wide variety of other fish. The town itself boasts a fantastic selection of Bars and Seafood Restaurants crammed full of locally caught seafood. Strolling through the town you will discover some fantastic craft shops and cafés. Roundstone has a wide range of accommodation available for the potential visitor, Caravan Parks, Bed and Breakfasts, Self-Catering, 2, 3 and 4 star hotels, there is something for all tastes and budgets.

Accommodation in Roundstone

Guesthouses & B&Bs:

Errisbeg Lodge Errisbeg Lodge
Quality B&B in the Heart of Connemara
Right by the beach!
Tel/Fax: +353 (0)95 35807
E-mail: errisbeglodge@eircom.net
Web: www.errisbeglodge.com


Anglers Return Anglers Return B&B
Toombeola, Roundstone
Phone: 095 31091
E-mail: info@anglersreturn.com
Web: www.anglersreturn.com


Atlantic View B&B Atlantic View House B&B
Phone: +353 (0)95 35849
E-mail: ellieconneely@hotmail.com


Coast Guard B&B
Contact: Trish O'Donnell
Phone: +353 (0)95 35786


Harbour View House Harbour View House
Phone: 095 35952
E-mail: ladymarlyn@eircom.net


Ivy Rock House Ivy Rock House B&B
Phone: +353 (0)95 35872
E-mail: ivyrockhouse@eircom.net


Lisara House Lisara House B&B
Phone: 353 (0) 95 35082
E-mail: lisaraguests@eircom.net


Rush Lake House Rush Lake House
Tel/Fax: +353 (0) 95 35915
E-mail: rushlakeguests@eircom.net
Web: www.rushlakehouse.com


Seagrove B&B Seagrove B&B
Phone: +353 95 35810
Web: www.galway.net/pages/seagrove/


St. Joseph’s B∓B St. Joseph’s B&B
Phone: +353 (0)95 35930
E-mail: christinalowry@eircom.net
Web: www.connemara.net/StJosephs/


Westwinds B&B Westwinds B&B
Contact +353 95 35796


Island View B&B Island View B&B
Phone: +353 95 35701


Hotels

Eldon’s Hotel Eldon’s Hotel
Tel: 353 (0)95 35933
Web: www.eldons.ie


Roundstone House Hotel Roundstone House Hotel
E-mail: info@roundstonehousehotel.com
Web: www.vaughanshotel.com
Tel: 353 (0)95 35864


Camping and Caravans

Dog’s Bay Caravan and Camping Park Dog’s Bay Caravan and Camping Park
Errisbeg, Roundstone
Tel: +353 95 35895
Proprietor: Denis O’Keefe