Renvyle Peninsula – at the western end of Connemara -is an area of outstanding scenic beauty, attracting poets, painters, photographers and artists for centuries. The peninsula has been described by Augustus John as “the most beautiful landscape in the world” and has inspired some renowned works of art by Yeats, Gogarty and Oscar Wilde. It is a landscape shaped by time, nature and the people who call Renvyle home.
Long stretches of clean, secluded and quiet sandy beaches can be enjoyed on horseback or on foot. The crystal clear water is ideal for swimming or snorkelling. Country lanes with little or no traffic welcome the sound of hooves as Connemara Equestrian Escapes riders make their way around the peninsula.
The castles, ancient fort and ecclesiastical remains on Renvyle Peninsula are prized gifts of an epic past. Enjoy the fresh sea air, peace, beauty and closeness of nature on horseback with Connemara Equestrian Escapes.