Woodhill House is set a the gateway to Connemara near the village of Cong in Co.Mayo.
It is your ideal base for trout salmon and pike fishing in Lough Corrib which is just 200meters from the house.
You are just 5 minute from Ashford Castle and its beautiful grounds.
Here you can play golf enjoy the beautiful gardens or just relax at the waters edge or if you are feeling more energetic you can take the ferry to the island in the middle of Lough Corrib Inchagoill and visit the old monastery where the nephew of St Patrick is burried.
You are also just 25minute from Galway city and the town of Westport and I hour from Clifden in Connemara.
Places to see around Woodhill House
•Inchagoill Island, Lough Corrib
•The Pyramid, The Neale
•The Pigeon Hole Cave, Cong
•Kellys Cave, Cong
•Monks Fishing Hole, Ashford, Cong
•Cong Abbey, Cong, Co.Mayo
•Cross of Cong
•Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar
•Ashford Castle, Cong
•Turlough Park Gardens, Turlough, Castlebar
•Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Gardens
Things to do around Woodhill House
Lough Corrib Cruise
•Corrib Cruise from Lisloughrey Pier Cong
•De Veleash Kiltimagh
Sports and Activities
•Derry Quay Lodge, Derry Quay, Cross
•Ashford Castle Golf Club, Cong
•Ballinrobe Golf Club, Claremorris Road, Ballinrobe
•Crazy Golf, Lisloughrey
•Ashford Equestrian Center
Cong, nestling on the shores of Lough Corrib offers a wealth of history and unspoilt natural beauty that once seen is never forgotten.
Spectacularly situated on the shores of Lough Corrib, Cong is one of the most beautiful and historic villages in Ireland. It owes its special character to its location on an island in the middle of the River Cong. It owes its name to the isthmus or 'narrows' from the Irish word cunga, which separates Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, two of the finest wild trout fisheries in Europe.
The rising of waters at Cong and the myriad of underground streams and Caverns beneath the area has captivated people for millennia. Congs strategic location has drawn hunter-gatherers, farmers, soldiers, kings, monks and adventurers for almost 7000 years.
There are many Archaeological sites & Caves to be discovered around Cong and the surrounding area that we would be happy to show you.
County Mayo is situated in the west of Ireland in the province of Connaught and is a county with a varied landscape, scenic panoramas and natural amenities. The county stretches from Lough Corrib and the long narrow fjord of Killary Harbour in the south to the barony of Erris and Killala Bay in the north. The county is home to Ireland's highest cliffs at Croaghaun, Achill Island and is also home one of Europe's best known places of Pilgrimage, Croagh Patrick.
County Mayo has the longest coastline in Ireland and the beaches give unrivalled opportunities for peace and tranquility. In total, County Mayo has 13 Blue Flag beaches which include, Achill Island, Broadhaven Bay, Mullaghmore in the north west of the county and gems such as Old Head, Carrowmore, Carrowniskey and Mulranny to the south. Clew Bay is a famous spot which comprises of 365 islands, Clare Island being the largest.
Ballina which lies at the mouth of the River Moy near Killala Bay is the county town of Mayo. Ballina is a busy thriving town and is internationally known and recognised as an angler's paradise. One of the town's most striking architectural features is St. Muredachs Cathedral. Along with Ballina, there are many large and well established towns in County Mayo such as; Castlebar, Ballinrobe, Newport, Ballyhaunis, Swinford and the heritage town of Westport. There are also many Gaeltacht regions in County Mayo these include the areas of Erris, Achill and Tourmakeady.
House Rules_____________________ _____
The House is to be left in a clean & tidy state please ask for
hover if not in house.
All crockery, cutlery, pots & pans to be returned to the
appropriate cupboards clean & dry.
Please keep windows & doors closed when heat is turned on.
Strictly no smoking in the house.
The grill & oven is to be cleaned after use.
If washing the cream towels please keep separate from dark
Please do not leave wet towels on bed.
No litter or cigarette buts to be thrown around the grounds of the
All rubbish to be placed in appropriate bins green bin recycling
black bin waste.
Jonathan & Siobhan Holian
ils nous ont accueillis avec gentillesse. sa femme nous a fait visiter. il a fait un feu dans la cheminée.
Thanks to Jonathan and Siobahn! Me and my family had a really great stay in the »Woodhill House« and recommend to go there! The house is very charming, with a lot of space, a very nice sunny terrace, a lovely garden and a chimney room. It's a perfect place to discover the nice village Cong and Ashford Castle and the beautiful landscape of Connemara.
Wir haben uns im Woodhill House sehr wohlgefühlt. Die große Küche und der schöne helle Essplatz sind ideal für Familien und Gruppen, die gerne mit einander kochen und zusammen sitzen. Der Garten rund um das Haus ist wunderschön und üppig grün.
The electronic communication with the host was a bit delayed in their response time but everything worked out and we were very, very happy with the accommodations. The house was beautiful, very clean and very spacious. The gardens were beautiful. The location is very convenient to the village of Cong and Ashford Castle. We enjoyed our stay there very much
The house was wonderful and the garden magnificent. We had a terrific time. Everything we needed was in the house. The location is wonderful, a quite and very green country road, with a short walk to the lakeshore, a quick drive to cong and great location for exploring Connemara and Mayo.
Jonathan and his wife were really nice, welcoming and helpful when we locked the keys into the house. Highly recommend this house.
Wonderful house situated in a beautiful quite area. Clean, spacious and comfortable with a central location, which enables you travel to a whole range of different sights in the area. Jonathan was happy to help us decide where to go.
jonathan est un hote tres agreable et sa maison tres acceuillante et chalereuse
tout y est prevu pour un sejour confortable et plaisant
meme la meteo etait de la partie!!!!
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