Caherconnell Stone Fort
Near The Lady Gregory Hotel
Explore Caherconnell Stone Fort, a stone ringfort in the beautiful Burren region, just 42 minutes from us here at The Lady Gregory Hotel. Learn about megalithic tomb builders in a fascinating audiovisual presentation and book in to watch the daily sheepdog trials.
Caherconnell Stone Fort
Visit magnificent Caherconnell Fort, a ringfort that’s over 1,000 years old. Take a self-guided tour of this well-preserved stone fort and discover its exciting history and archaeology through informative graphic displays. Annual summer excavations by the International Archaeological Field School in June and July yield interesting results, see what life was like for people who lived there in ancient times.
Plan your trip around one of the sheepdog demonstrations which take place daily from the middle of March to October. Check out the combined skills of the border collies and their master John, who has been working with the adorable animals for years. Meet Rose, Lee and Sally and see how the dogs are trained to work with sheep and cattle. A welcome break awaits at The Mountain Haven Café, savour delicious local produce from warm scones to homemade cakes.
Book Your Stay
Located only 42 minutes away from Caherconnell Stone Fort, the Lady Gregory Hotel is the perfect base. All guests that stay at our 3 star Galway Hotel have complimentary access to our state of the art leisure centre and amenities, with an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna and fitness suite. We host 87 en-suite and tastefully decorated guestrooms, offering exceptional comfort and facilities. From standard Double Room to large Family rooms with plenty of space giving you the utmost comfort during your stay. Have a seat in our Jack B Yeats Bar where families and couples can enjoy light snacks or a gourmet evening meal.
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at The Lady Gregory Hotel
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