Our home is our retreat from busy professional lives and as such is a rural idyll where the focus is on relaxation. Everything is finished to a very high...
Where is it?
Barna is a quaint seaside village which offers a great blend of tranquility and activity. Local amenities include Barna Woods, Barna pier and beach, tennis and basketball courts, pitch & putt and wind sailing and horse riding at Silver Strand.
The house is a minutes walk from fantastic restaurants such as O Grady's Seafood restaurant, Mulberry's Family Restaurant of the year and the Pins Hotel. The village has been described as 'a delight for foodies'. www.sundayworld.com/lifestyle/index.php?aid=11228
Barna is a ten minute drive into Galway city whihc has so much to offer and to do especially if you are a fan of music, the theatre and the arts. www.discoverireland.ie/Places-To-Go/Galway
Barna is ideal as a base for touring Connemara, taking a trip out to the Aran Islands www.aranislands.galway-ireland.ie/ , visiting the infamous Cliffs of Moher www.cliffsofmoher.ie/ or experiencing the awe of the Burren in Co Clare www.burrennationalpark.ie/. Barna is two and a half hours from Dublin City Centre.
During the summer months Galway hosts numerous festivals such as the Galway Arts Festival http://www.galwayartsfestival.com/. Galway film Fleadh, Galway Fringe Festival and the Galway Races. www.galwaytourism.ie/pgalway-events-calendar.html.
For families with small children Galway has loads to offer such as the Aquarium which runs summer camps for children, cinemas, play centres, pet farms and sports centres and swimming pools. Our children especially enjoy exploring Barna woods or making sandcastles down at the beach.
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