Cong 1 mile.
Nestling on the outskirts of the picturesque Cong village in County Mayo is Brookwood Cottage.
This beautiful, modern cottage oozes charm with its neatly woven thatched roof and whitewashed walls.
Step inside, drop the luggage and explore the spacious interiors, offering a choice of five bedrooms; four doubles and one twin room, with a fully fitted kitchen/diner and comfortable sitting room with a woodburning stove.
Brookwood Cottage will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed, the perfect haven for couples, families and groups of friends to explore this idyllic location.
The cottage lies on the outskirts of Cong, a quaint retreat nestling between Lough Mask and its mighty sister Lough Corrib.
Visit the many cafés and restaurants in the village, home to Ashford Castle, world-renowned for its film location of 'The Quiet Man', starring John Wayne.
Travel through the nearby villages of Maam and Cornamona and arrive at the gateway to Connemara, with its limestone outcrops, mountains and sea inlets.
Marvel at the majestic Maamturk mountains as you head through valleys towards Leenane village.
It is here that the mighty Atlantic cuts a deep fjord inland through the mountains and creates Killery Harbour.
Visit Connemara National Park and travel onto Clifden.
Spend an afternoon in Kylemore Abbey, with its glorious setting and walled Victorian garden.
Return to Brookwood Cottage in the evenings and plan the following days endeavours.
You will not wish your holiday to end!
Five bedrooms: 2 x double, 2 x ground floor double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
About the location
CONG, COUNTY MAYO
Galway 24 miles; Castlebar 24 miles.
The picturesque village of Cong, known as the gateway to Connemara, lies between the shores of Lough Corrib and Lough Mask, in beautiful County Mayo. Renowned as the setting for the film, ‘The Quiet Man’, special tours and an abundance of memorabilia are available to commemorate the film. The Market Cross celebrates two former abbots of the Cong Monastery, whilst the remains of the majestic Cong Abbey, founded in the 12th century by Turlogh O'Connor, King of Connaught and the High King of Ireland, are worth a visit. Nearby Ashford Castle, described as the most dramatic castle in Ireland, offers visitors a choice of fine dining opportunities amid pristine period décor, together with a superb, 18 hole golf course. Affectionately known as the “City of Festivals”, the small city of Galway, with its pretty alleyways and colourful nightlife is within easy touring distance. A wonderful base for an all year round holiday.