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Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland

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Railway cottage
Conference Rooms
Relaxing outside Railway Lodge B&B
Railway Lodge Country Home

"This is the most idyllic, romantic, pampering and thoroughly enjoyable B&B we've stayed at! And definitely worth the little drive from Galway, to be in this fairytale setting." Mr. & Mrs. G. Sluman, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Winding Country Road Leading to B&B
Winding Country Road Leading to Lodge

Very near to the village of Oughterard is this small country road leading to the peaceful setting of Railway Lodge B&B. Enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside while being within a 5 minute walk from the Village and its great variety of restaurants, pubs and shops. Click here for driving directions.

View of Cloosh Mountains from B&B Dec. 2010
View of Cloosh Mountains from Lodge

Connemara Mare and Foal bred on farm of B&B
Connemara Mare and Foal

The scenery is brilliant around the Lodge with views of Connemara Mountains and the surrounding farmland and countryside. Each room in the Bed and Breakfast has a different view with equally breathtaking scenery.


View from pier at Lough Corrib near Bed and Breakfast Dec. 2010

View from pier in Oughterard



Relax in Railway Lodge Bed and Breakfast Conservatory
Sitting Room looking out to the Conservatory

The comfortable sitting room is open to all the guests. It contains a television, which is rarely in use with the abundance of intriguing books.

Railway Lodge Conservatory

Railway Lodge B&B's sunny conservatory is an ideal place to plan your day's activities, to enjoy your breakfast or afternoon tea.

Railway Lodge B&B country Kitchen

Railway Lodge B&B's traditional country kitchen is where Carmel prepares her wonderful breakfasts including: home-baked breads, locally-made jams, hand-mixed muesli, organic yogurt, fresh squeezed orange juice, tea-leaf tea, fresh percolated coffee and of course the traditional Irish fry with all the trimmings.

Dinner is available most evenings. Sample dinner menu: Garden Salad & Airdried Connemara lamb starter, lettuce, cucumber and mint soup, Guiness Casserole or grilled seabass/ salmon with beurre blanc and saffron mash. The meal then finished off with a scrumptous hazelnut meringue. Note: please book dinner in advance.

Downstairs double bedroom B&B antique Irish pine
Bedroom 3

Each bedroom in Railway Lodge Bed & Breakfast is fully furnished with antique pine and polished wood floors. The beds contain specially ordered orthopaedic mattresses, are wrapped in the softest high quality sheets and draped with thick duvets covered in luxurious Irish linen.

B and B Bright and Spacious En-suite Bathroom
Bright and Spacious En-suite Bathroom

In Railway Lodge Bed & Breakfast each bedroom has its own private bathroom with shower and plush white towels. They are unusually spacious and are individually decorated with unique character.

Member of Friendly Homes of Ireland
Member of Alastair Sawday's "Special Places to Stay"