Glengowla Mines and working farm are steeped in history. In those days, monks often put valuable covers on their books and manuscripts, and the silver and other precious metals found here were sought after. The first miners at Glengowla were the Hodgsons from Gortevagh. Book covers were often made…
This is a very interesting historic mine and family farm visit. We first went there about fifteen years ago when it first opened. It has been developed and improved constantly since them.
Connemara’s Hidden Gem - Below the Connemara Mountains lies a way of life long abandoned and almost forgotten just waiting for you to explore!
Glengowla Mines offers a fun day out for all the family! If your children are fond of the best selling game of all time, MineCraft, then this is Reality MineCraft.
Glengowla Mines is a Historic 19th Century Silver and Lead Mine, situated in Oughterard, County Galway and is in fact, Ireland's ONLY Show Mine
“a way to explore Connemara by bike, newly laid and bikes can be rented at the gate”
“Take the ferry from Cleggan to this wonderful Island for walking and cycling. ”
“offers relaxing cruise day trip across Lough Corrib to visit Ashford Castle and the Abbey of Cong on the opposite shore, with stop-over on one of the lake islands. Will keep you busy for a full day”
“The Castle Restaurant is the "19th Hole" at Oughterard Golf Club. Located just outside the village on the Galway road. Chef Aidan has a delicious menu. It is very suitable venue for sitdown meals of large groups or parties. Welcomes visitors which are not golfers all the time so do not feel as if you will be outsiders encroaching ”