Destination guide

The secluded city of Oughterard awaits you

The lake, parks and gardens are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Oughterard. This relaxing city attracts visitors thanks to its fishing and golfing. South Park and Galway Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Oughterard

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Oughterard a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Aquarium of Galway (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Oughterard Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Ashford Castle Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Connemara Marble Visitor Centre (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Moycullen Riding Centre (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Bearna Golf and Country Club (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Oughterard

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Oughterard is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Lough Corrib (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Brigit's Garden (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Spiddal Beach (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Silver Strand (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Millennium Children's Park and Playground (15 mi / 24.2 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Oughterard?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 84 holiday lettings around Oughterard. From 21 houses to 53 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oughterard? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Oughterard. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lough Corrib: 319 holiday lettings
  • Quiet Man Bridge: 359 holiday lettings
  • Glengowla Mines: 354 holiday lettings
  • Oughterard Golf Club: 311 holiday lettings
  • Aughnanure Castle: 311 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Oughterard listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Oughterard?

Yes, of course. offers 21 Houses in Oughterard. Our other popular types of Oughterard holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 53 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Oughterard?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 47 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Oughterard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.