Bed & Breakfast Miltown Malbay Co.Clare Ireland
An Gleann is a friendly family-run Home set on mature gardens with private parking available and located just 1 km from the town of Miltown Malbay, home of Traditional Music in Ireland. An Gleann has been especfially mentioned in the New York Times, Cycle California, and the Lonely Planet. At An Gleann, Mary and Harry offer you a warm welcome and true Irish hospitality.
Miltown Malbay is well known for the Willie Clancy Summer School which takes place in July each year and attracts thousands of music enthusiasts from all over the world. Traditional Irish Music plays an important part in this part of the country and many of the pubs have traditional music sessions all year long.
But there's more: Sandy beaches ( White Strand and Spanish Point) ideal for swimming and surfing, quiet backroads ideal for walking and bicycling in the rolling hills of West Clare, fishing lakes and rivers, and remains of the historic past like the megalithic tomb on the slopes of Slieve Callan - only a few kms from our house. Divers still try to locate the remains of the six Spanish Armada ships which were lost off this coast in September 1588. Miltown Malbay is central to all the other sights in the West of Clare like the Cliffs of Moher, Doolin, the Aran Islands and the Burren plateau in the North, as well as to Loop Head Peninsula and Scattery Island in the South
Find out more about the area and the activities possible here on www.doonbeg-ireland.com
Start your day with a wonderful breakfast, cooked to order, accompanied by a choice of cereals / toast / soda bread / jams & juices.
...by the fire place in the comforts of our lounge, or in our secluded garden with picknick tables and chairs.
All bedrooms are ensuite (shower/WC) & feature tea/coffeemaking facilities and TV.