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Claregalway is a village situated six or seven miles north east of Galway city. Although it is now very much part of Galway's commuter belt and also has a lot of traffic passing through, being located at the junction of the busy N17 and N18 roads, Claregalway has retained its own historic village atmosphere, and it is a popular base for visitors. The one-time agricultural settlement boasts several impressive old structures dating back centuries. The remains of Claregalway Friary - a Franciscan abbey built in the 13th Century - are truly striking and well-preserved. And the tall, square keep of the 15th Century Claregalway Castle forms a distinctive landmark. Most interesting of all, perhaps, is the Nine Arches Bridge, which was restored in 2001, even though the River Clare that once flowed beneath it was re-routed as long ago as the 17th Century. The dry bridge now sits beside the N17. Visitors staying in Claregalway enjoy their proximity to lively Galway city, whose attractions range from arts, culture, music and street parties to world-famous annual events such as the Galway Races. Drivers are perfectly placed to explore the awe-inspiring Atlantic coastline, and outdoor sports, in and out of the water, are right on the doorstep.

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Blackthorn Farm (177.06 miles)

Blackthorn Farm

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Blackthorn farm is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and most rooms have fantastic views. We are minutes from the ferry terminal in Holyhead for sailings to Ireland. ... More

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Boathouse Hotel (177.40 miles)

Boathouse Hotel

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Just 4 minutes from Holyhead's ferry port and with fabulous views overlooking the marina, the Boathouse Hotel offers en suite accommodation, fresh food, a bar and free parking. On the edge of ... More

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Witchingham B&B (177.86 miles)

Witchingham B&B
The Witchingham is located close to Holyhead Port (with ferries departing daily to Dunlaoghaire -Stena Line and Dublin -Irish Ferries) and close to Holyhead Railway Station. Both can be accessed by foot over the Celtic ... More | visit website
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Wavecrest (177.99 miles)


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Ideally located 100 yards from the beach yet just only 3 minutes from the ferry/rail terminal and 2 minutes walk into the town centre for pubs and eating places. All rooms at ... More

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Holyhead Lodge (178.01 miles)

Holyhead Lodge
The Holyhead Lodge is located just a 5-minute walk from Holyhead Station and 1-mile from the beach. Lodges include a kitchenette, living area with flat-screen TV and free parking. Kitchens at the lodge include a microwave, ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Holyhead (178.13 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Trearddur Bay Hotel (178.70 miles)

Trearddur Bay Hotel
The hotel has the immediate advantage of a magnificent location, with 36 bedrooms and friendly, efficient staff. It is a hotel with a distinct character and wide appeal where each guest receives the best ... More | visit website
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Sunnyside Holiday Cottage (180.37 miles)

Sunnyside Holiday Cottage

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Sunnyside provides excellent accommodation on 2/3 floors for familes and groups wishing to stay in the popular village of Four Mile Bridge, near Trearddur Bay and Rhoscolyn and their sandy ... More

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Salem Fach (181.64 miles)

Salem Fach

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Commanding panoramic countryside views, this charming and very comfortable cottage is perfectly located for exploring the delightful island of Anglesey, with its beautiful sandy beaches, historic monuments ... More

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Hotel Cymyran (182.03 miles)

Hotel Cymyran

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Enjoying spectacular views of the Snowdonia mountain range, this family-run hotel offers a warm welcome on the west coast of Anglesey, just minutes away from the beach. During your stay, the team ... More

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