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Scenic Lough Corrib

One of Ireland’s great scenic drives, the Lough Corrib drive in County Galway is a circuit of an inland sea with ever-changing scenery,  ruins, castles, sheep-lined roads and plenty of places to visit.

Covering 176 square kilometres with a highly indented shoreline and stretching 44 km northwest from the city of Galway , Lough Corrib is the second largest lake on the island of Ireland and divides the western part of County Galway known as Connemara from the rest of Ireland.

The route begins and finishes in Galway providing a perfect circular drive along both shores of Lough Corrib that is great for a day’s adventure. Through this small but vibrant city the River Corrib, Lough Corrib’s only outflow, makes its way powerfully into Galway Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

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