Portumna Castle & Gardens
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Discover the castle steeped in history and walk the 17th century gardens. Enjoy the tearooms. There is the Portumna forest park great for cycling trails and picnics by the lakes.
A good day out if you want to take in a walk with some history and also visit a walled garden which is perfect if the weather becomes chilly.
On the shores of Lough Derg. 'Although gutted by fire in 1826,' the guidebook says, 'the Castle is still an imposing example of early 17th Century Irish architecture.' Actually very interesting.
Castle & gardens include a 17th century walled kitchen garden. This Manor was the seat of the De Burgo family for over 200 years. Nearby are Lough Derg, the river Shannon and Portumna Forest Park.
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“A short trip away. The former home of the poet W.B. Yeats. Beautiful woodland walks, and coffee shop on site.”
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“A short trip from Galway City with a gorgeous day out for any avid walker or family. ”
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