Eldon’s Hotel is perfectly situated as your base for exploring the many beguiling attractions of wild and rugged Connemara. The hotel itself is situated between the gorgeous beaches of Gurteen Bay and Dog’s Bay and the Twelve Bens mountain range. Roundstone village is home to the studio of the renowned bodhrán maker, Malachy Kearns. Within a short distance lie the world famous Kylemore Abbey with its Victorian walled garden; Connemara National Park and Diamond Hill; Inishboffin Island; the Quiet Man bridge; Brigit’s Garden; Croagh Patrick; Killary Harbour and Mweelrea, Connacht’s highest mountain. This list is by no means exhaustive and here at Eldon’s Hotel we are always happy to advise on where to visit in this wonderful land of coast and mountains.