Co Galway – The Lady Gregory & Yeats Heritage Drive

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Taking in Gort, Coole Park, Thoor Ballylee, Kilchreest and Loughrea. A distance of 33 kilometres (20 miles), approximately.

Taking in Gort, Coole Park, Thoor Ballylee, Kilchreest and Loughrea. A distance of 33 kilometres (20 miles), approximately.

A short drive that incorporates historical sites associated with Lady Gregory and W.B. Yeats. First stop is the Coole Nature Reserve, with the Kiltartan Gregory Museum nearby. Continuing on, divert to the right for Thoor Ballylee (summer home of W.B. Yeats). Proceed to Kilchreest Village and view Woodville Walled Garden, Roxborough Gates and Killinane Graveyard. Finally, the magnificent St Brendan’s Cathedral can be visited in Loughrea Town. You may also like to include Kilmacdaugh and Coole Park.

Route can be travelled in any direction and from any starting point. Map illustrations are intended as a guide only and routes should be travelled in conjunction with reference to a good road map of Ireland.

For full details of this Heritage Drive select the website link.