Recreational, cultural and sporting services
Achill’s first all-weather visitor centre and Mayo’s only Aquarium.
The Achill Experience encapsulates many aspects of Island life both present and past.
Achill Experience lets us help you to explore and learn about many the different species of sea creatures from around the waters of Achill Island and from the World beyond.
We display many fascinating stories of Achill’s rich and sometimes tragic history.
We also house the first edition prints of the famous American artist Robert Henri, who lived in Achill during the 1920’s and painted local Children from Pollagh & Dooagh. They are amazing prints and the colours really bring the children to life.
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Airfield Estate is not simply a beautiful place with a remarkable history and a commitment to food education and sustainable practices, it is a social and charitable hub that invests in people and communities far beyond the boundary walls of the Estate.
A visit to Airfield Estate is something different to everyone who visits: a haven for gardening enthusiasts, animal lovers, food lovers, families and peace-seekers, we go the extra mile to give everyone a great day out.
For a unique way to say thank you to someone special give the gift of nature with a voucher for Airfield Estate.
The full details are here: https://www.airfield.ie/gift-cards/
We’re a not for profit cooperative in Galway City. We take bikes sent for scrap to waste amenities and repair them for sale, while teaching cycle mechanic skills to our trainees. We also do repairs & services on bikes and run regular DIY workshops where you can learn to fix your own bike from our volunteer mechanics.
Award-winning Celtic Gardens and Visitors Centre.
Brigit’s Garden takes you on a magical journey into the heart of Celtic heritage and mythology, making it one of the truly outstanding places to visit in the West of Ireland. The award-winning Celtic Gardens are widely regarded as one of the most spectacular in Ireland, set within 11 acres of native woodland & wildflower meadows. In addition to the Celtic Gardens visitors can enjoy the nature trail, an ancient ring fort (fairy fort), thatched roundhouse and crannog, and the calendar sundial, the largest in Ireland.
Brigit’s Garden is very family-friendly with a kids’ discovery trail, a natural playground and lots of opportunity to explore.
Our Visitor Centre houses the Garden Café with excellent fresh food, the colourful Gift Shop and a function room.Kids Garden Galway
Brigit’s Garden offers a fully professional service to tour groups and community groups with guided tours of the Celtic Gardens, add-on workshops, group catering and bespoke programmes.
We offer a full calendar of family-friendly special events throughout the year, from Brigit’s Day celebrations to an alternative Santa experience.
Brigit’s Garden is a Discover Science Centre and a popular destination for primary schools, with exciting programmes linked to nature and heritage.
Our high-standard facilities and tranquil surroundings make Brigit’s Garden the ideal venue with a difference for weddings, meetings and special events.