Explore the highlights of Galway city and County Galway from the central spot of the House hotel!
Galway Simon Women's Mini Marathon in on Sunday 23 June 2013 at 11am. This will be the fourth running of the Women's Mini-Marathon. To find out more visit us at:
View fresh and sea water species from the waters surrounding Galway city.
Galway City Museum
Situated just beside the House hotel, the Galway City Museum houses exhibitions which explore aspects of the history and heritage of Galway city.
Galway Cathedral is one of the largest and most impressive buildings in the city.
Nora Barnacle House
The Nora Barnacle House is a small private museum faithfully restored to its former character. Open to the public during the summer months with guides available to show you around this special piece of Irish history.
Just around the corner from the House hotel is the heart of Galway city’s life – Quay Street. This picturesque street offers food, drink and good old Irish fun day and night.
Two miles of promenade overlooking Galway Bay with spectacular views of Clare and the Burren – enjoy a romantic stroll or a revitalising jog with some of the best city views.
The Spanish Arch is located just around the corner from our hotel in Galway city centre and was used as a lookout post to warn of any danger coming from the sea. It is thought to be part of the medieval city wall and is the location where the River Corrib meets Galway Bay.
St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church
The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas is the largest medieval parish church in Ireland in continuous use as a place of worship at the heart of Galway’s life. Amongst the visitors to St Nicholas’ over the centuries the most famous is probably Christopher Columbus who prayed here during a visit to Galway in 1477.