With so much to see and do on this magnificent estate, the choices are endless. Enjoy a walk along the banks of the Corrib, perfect your archery skills in the walled garden or simply enjoy a scenic picnic on the grounds. 

Glenlo Abbey Golf Course & Driving Range

Glenlo Abbey Golf Course offers a unique and challenging experience. 

A 9 hole parkland golf course, originally designed by the late Christy O'Connor Jnr, with rolling hills and panoramic views of Lough Corrib. With seven of the nine holes boasting a water hazard. 

The 21 Bay Driving Range is the ideal place to warm up before a round of golf but also for group and individual golf tuition.

Glenlo Abbey Golf Club is the closest golf course to Galway City and is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike.

Open daily. Pre-booking is advised. Contact the Pro-shop on +353 91 519649 or proshop@glenloabbey.ie

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Falconry

A captivating and thrilling experience - falconry the sport of kings - is available to our guests of Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

Come up close and personal with many birds of prey within the sheltered Walled Garden.

Guided and instructed by experienced Falconers, this is a once in a lifetime life time opportunity to interact with some of nature's top predators.

Pre-booking is essential. 

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Cycling

Make use of our Estate Bicycles throughout your stay with us. Complimentary for our hotel guests to use throughout the estate.  Picnics can be arranged for you to enjoy on the hotel grounds.

With our unique location, only 4 miles from Galway, yet we have the beautiful Connemara just on our doorstep. Choose from a number of nearby cycles. We can arrange for you to be collected here at Glenlo Abbey Hotel where you can choose from a number of nearby cycles, depending on what level or distance you wish to travel.

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Fishing

Located on the shores of Lough Corrib, Glenlo Abbey Hotel is the perfect base for a fishing trip when in the West of Ireland.

Our team are happy to assist you in planning such an activity. Guided fishing ghillie packages can be arranged directly at reception. Fishing rods and life jacket provided, just bring you own rain-gear.

Lough Corrib offers a plentiful supply of Trout, Salmon, Pike, Perch and Bream making it a haven for the keenest of fishermen or ladies!

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Serenity Walks

Relax with a serenity walk throughout the hotel gardens. Throughout the summer months, the rose garden and wedding garden are bursting with colour. Venture down towards Lough Corrib and enjoy panoramic views overlooking the local, rugged landscape of Connemara.

In the morning time the estate is bursting with activity, with glorious birdsong and you are sure to stumble upon some native wildlife.  

We also can recommended hiking trails in Connemara and hill-walking guides, if you would like something more strenuous.

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Archery

An experience not to be missed. Archery in our 18th Century Walled Garden, brings you back to bygone days - an ancient sport played by kings and lords for centuries.

Enhance your hand-eye coordination and challenge yourself by focusing on the bull’s eye. Archery is the perfect activity to enhance your stay.