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...look for fairies, leprechauns and other mystical creatures on this beautiful wooded walk under the arches of the most magnificant tress you can imagine. Cross an ancient bridge and find yourself in the quaint, friendly village of Cong. You won't be disappointed!
The Cong Heritage Trail is a very well marked trail around the village and through the wooded area around the village and castle. It is a very quiet peaceful area and a great nature hike. We saw birds and squirrels and pretty flowers and unique...More
The Cong Heritage Trail was created some years ago and is maintained by the local Heritage Society. There is a trail leaflet which describes the heritage sites around the village and is available from local shops. Each site has a a number allocated to it...More
We walked through a number of the trail areas from Ashford Castle out to the Village of Cong and back, each time taking a different route.The woods surrounding the trails are beautiful and full of photo opportunities. The only caution I would offer is if...More
We walked from Ashford castle to Cong and back to the castle. This little town has so much to offer!! Chapel ruins, John Wayne references, a beautiful river and a lovely quiet forest. There are several restaurants and a park for relaxing! Had to rent...More
My daughter and I enjoyed a lovey tour with our tour guide Frank Thorton....yes that's right Thorton was his name. Frank was dlightful. He knew word for word everything said by Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne at each location bringing the classic movie to life....More
We knew about Glebe Stone Circle from our tourist map, but the other sites on the Heritage Trail were new finds for us, and provided us an entertaining couple of hours exploration around Cong before heading back into Galway for the night.
The stone circles...More