Roundstone Bay 8K - Here Comes The Run!


The village of Roundstone lies on the western arm of Bertraghboy bay in Connemara, Co. Galway, 48 miles (77km) north-west of Galway city. This Connemara village is beautifully set on one of the most spectacular coastal drives in Ireland overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at the foot of Errisbeg Mountain.

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Roundstone, Connemara Today

Today Roundstone is a popular holiday resort renowned among artists and naturalists for the remarkable beauty of the surrounding mountains and seascapes. It has a traditional craft centre and local activities include Connemara Pottery, Connemara Jewellery and Connemara Instrument making. Connemara Farming, Connemara Fishing, Connemara Forestry and Connemara Quarrying are carried out extensively in the area.

In Roundstone you will find a busy harbour where local fishermen prepare and return with the day’s catch, featuring a mix of Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Mackerel, Cod plus a wide variety of other fish. The town itself boasts a fantastic selection of Bars and Seafood Restaurants crammed full of locally caught seafood. Strolling through the town you will discover some fantastic craft shops and cafés. Roundstone has a wide range of accommodation available for the potential visitor, Caravan Parks, Bed and Breakfasts, Self-Catering, 2, 3 and 4 star hotels, there is something for all tastes and budgets.

Accommodation in Roundstone

Guesthouses & B&Bs:

Errisbeg Lodge Errisbeg Lodge
Quality B&B in the Heart of Connemara
Right by the beach!
Tel/Fax: +353 (0)95 35807

Anglers Return Anglers Return B&B
Toombeola, Roundstone
Phone: 095 31091

Atlantic View B&B Atlantic View House B&B
Phone: +353 (0)95 35849

Coast Guard B&B
Contact: Trish O'Donnell
Phone: +353 (0)95 35786

Harbour View House Harbour View House
Phone: 095 35952

Ivy Rock House Ivy Rock House B&B
Phone: +353 (0)95 35872

Lisara House Lisara House B&B
Phone: 353 (0) 95 35082

Rush Lake House Rush Lake House
Tel/Fax: +353 (0) 95 35915

Seagrove B&B Seagrove B&B
Phone: +353 95 35810

St. Joseph’s B∓B St. Joseph’s B&B
Phone: +353 (0)95 35930

Westwinds B&B Westwinds B&B
Contact +353 95 35796

Island View B&B Island View B&B
Phone: +353 95 35701


Eldon’s Hotel Eldon’s Hotel
Tel: 353 (0)95 35933

Roundstone House Hotel Roundstone House Hotel
Tel: 353 (0)95 35864

Camping and Caravans

Dog’s Bay Caravan and Camping Park Dog’s Bay Caravan and Camping Park
Errisbeg, Roundstone
Tel: +353 95 35895
Proprietor: Denis O’Keefe