Estate Activities

With so much to see and do on this magnificent estate, the choices are endless.

Enjoy a walk along the banks of the Corrib or simply enjoy a scenic picnic on the grounds.

Glenlo Abbey Golf Course & Driving Range

Glenlo Abbey Golf Course offers a unique and challenging experience.

A 9 hole parkland golf course, originally designed by the late Christy O’Connor Jnr, with rolling hills and panoramic views of Lough Corrib. With seven of the nine holes boasting a water hazard.

The 21 Bay Driving Range is the ideal place to warm up before a round of golf but also for group and individual golf tuition.

Glenlo Abbey Golf Club is the closest golf course to Galway City and is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike.

Open daily. Pre-booking is advised. Contact the Pro Shop on 091 519649 or


A captivating and thrilling experience – falconry the sport of kings – is available to our guests of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate.

Come up close and personal with many birds of prey within the sheltered Walled Garden.

Guided and instructed by experienced Falconers, this is a once in a lifetime life time opportunity to interact with some of nature’s top predators.

Pre-booking is essential.

To book email or call (091) 519 600.

Abbey Movie Theatre

Lose yourself in a good movie while you relax in the luxurious and cosy surroundings of our Abbey Movie Theatre.

With fifteen new velvet super comfy Lounge Chairs set on three tiers in an intimate room surrounded by rich fabric, dark mahogany panelling and soft lighting it offers new and returning guests an ideal option to escape from the rigours of life and enjoy some quality downtime with family, friends or loved ones.

To book email or call (091) 519 600.


Located on the shores of Lough Corrib, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is the perfect base for a fishing trip when in the West of Ireland.

Our team are happy to assist you in planning such an activity. Guided fishing ghillie packages can be arranged directly at reception. Fishing rods and life jacket provided, just bring you own rain-gear.

Lough Corrib offers a plentiful supply of Trout, Salmon, Pike, Perch and Bream making it a haven for the keenest of fisher.

To book email or call (091) 519 600.


Make use of our two Estate Bicycles throughout your stay with us. Complimentary for our hotel guests to use throughout the estate. Picnics can be arranged for you to enjoy on the hotel grounds.

With our unique location, only 2.5 miles from Galway, yet we have the beautiful Connemara just on our doorstep. Choose from a number of nearby cycles. We can arrange for you to be collected here at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate where you can choose from a number of nearby cycles, depending on what level or distance you wish to travel.

To book email or call (091) 519 600.

Serenity Walks

Relax with a serenity walk throughout the hotel gardens. Throughout the summer months, the rose garden and wedding garden are bursting with colour. Venture down towards Lough Corrib and enjoy panoramic views overlooking the local, rugged landscape of Connemara.

In the morning time the estate is bursting with activity, with glorious birds singing, you are sure to stumble upon some native wildlife.

We can also recommended hiking trails in Connemara and hill-walking guides, if you would like something more strenuous.

To book email or call (091) 519 600.

Estate Activities

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