There are a wide variety of tourist attractions all within easy driving distance of Raheen Woods Hotel, in the Fields of Athenry, just 15 minutes from Galway City.
Most people know Galway East as a quiet land of low green fields and walls of stone made famous in the popular song "The Fields of Athenry" but, in fact, Galway East and in particular Athenry is also a land rich in heritage and culture, offering a warm welcome and a wealth of activities to visitors.
Timeless castles, serene monasteries and bloody battle sites together with intriguing ancient ritual and religious monuments tell the story of Ireland's history in Galway East.
The whole of the West of Ireland awaits you from your base here at Raheen Woods Hotel which is perfectly located for touring in all directions. You will be spoilt for choice.
Enjoy the spectacular and magical scenery of Connemara, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. Visit the Aran Islands, Kylemore Abbey & Gardens or Ailwee Caves are all day visits from the hotel and if you want golf, you will be spoilt for choice with many golf courses on our doorstep. Explore Athenry's many medieval sites or take a stroll on Salthill's famous "Prom" and watch the sun go down on Galway Bay.
Using Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Galway as your base, you can enjoy and learn Athenry' History and take part in many Family Activities, Festivals & Events, Day Trips, Shopping, Golf and Equestrian pursuits.