Rusheen Lodge, Ballyvaghan


Rusheen Lodge is a elegant four star guesthouse situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the West of Ireland....

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B&B Overview

Our luxurious Guesthouse is set in a valley surrounded by the Burren Limestone Mountains. The world famous Burren is noted for its extraordinary rock formations and the unique diversity of its flora.

We are renowned for our friendly, warm welcome and personal service. The Lodge provides elegant and tastefully designed en-suite bedrooms, suites, dining room and residents' lounge ensuring a comfortable and relaxing stay. There is also a Wet Room for Anglers.

Room Information

Our individually designed bedrooms are spacious and elegantly and tastefully decorated.

Ground floor bedrooms are available and all room are non-smoking.

Food & Beverage

Breakfast is served in the dining room overlooking the spectacular Burren mountains.

Guests can choose from a traditional Irish or continental breakfast which will set you up for the day.

Area Information

Ballyvaughan - Gateway to the Burren
Ballyvaughan, situated in the north west corner of the Burren, and on the southern shores of Galway Bay, is undoubtedly one of the most hauntingly beautiful and atmospheric harbour villages on the western seaboard.

It's restaurants, serving locally caught seafood, are legendary and are well matched by the five public houses which provide regular sessions of traditional music.

Local Amenities

  • Aillwee cave
  • (Ireland's premier show cave)
  • Burren Exposure
  • Pol na Brone dolmen
  • Activities include Deep Sea & Coastal Fishing, Water Sports, Cycling, Horse riding. Orienteering and Rock Climbing
  • Walking Tour (along the famous Burren Way)
  • There is a Harbour for fishing and pleasure boats alike.
  • Safe and sandy beach at Bishops Quarter.
  • Ballyvaughan allows access into the heart of the Burren and allows the visitor to experience the botanical and archaeological wonders of the area.

Map & Directions

From Galway:
Take the N18 south, (follow signs for Limerick). Turn right at Kilcolgan onto the N67 (following signs for Kinvara). Continue straight on, through Kinvara to Ballyvaughan.

From Limerick / Shannon Airport:
The quickest route from Shannon is the N18 to Ennis, onto the N85. Turn right onto the R476 Corofin road. Continue to Lemenagh Castle & turn right onto the R480 Ballyvaughan road. We are on the right before Ballyvaughan village. You will see our directional sign @ the T Junction.

From Dublin:
Take the N6 West towards Galway. Turn left at Craughwell taking the R347 straigt through Ardrahan and onwards towards Kinvara. Turn left at the end of the road and continue straight on, through Kinvara to Ballyvaughan. (N67)

From Ennistymon / West Coast of Clare:
Take the N67 north, passing through Lisdoonvarna towards Ballyvaughan.

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