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Cartron House

Bed & Breakfast of the year 2019

“Liked everything, lovely rooms, very clean and tidy, fantastic breakfast, all in all a perfect place to stay”


Cartron House was built in 1770 and retains a wealth of the original character and style, reflecting the warmth and informality of the atmosphere you will experience during your stay with us. Nestling in the lush Galway countryside, there are spacious lawns and fields surrounding the house, which accentuates the air of rural serenity that Cartron House offers its guests. 


We are very proud of the exceptionally personal and complete service we provide to our guests. Many hotels and guest houses claim to provide such a service, but at Cartron House, the experience is genuinely warm and welcoming. We offer real flexibility and choice to our guests in terms of menu, mealtimes, and check in, and we do everything we can to cater for peoples individual requirements. 


All meals are freshly hand prepared from excellent local produce so be sure to start the day with our full Irish Breakfast accompanied with home made soda bread. We can cater for all tastes and dietary requirements and discuss preferences with our guests to ensure satisfaction.

All of the internal spaces and guest rooms have been lovingly improved with new showers and an emphasis on comfort and convenience. There is a large and comfortable sitting room with television, a delightful conservatory, and an outside deck for those sunny days. Pets are welcome outside, where they can enjoy the extensive grounds. The property is extremely child friendly. Children’s meals are always available, and a cot and high chair are available upon request.



Accommodation at Cartron House is simple and elegant, with a range of rooms in the main house including single, twin, double and family rooms. Should you who require extra privacy or space we offer beautiful self-catering facilities at Cartron House. Adjacent to the main house are our delightful cottages, namely Cartron Cottage & Peg's Cottage. Our accommodation has a calm and relaxing feel and  extremely comfortable. 





Enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast each morning, made to your liking. We bake fresh breads daily and use local produce as much as possible



We have fantastic outdoor gardens with a paved picnic and BBQ area complete with bandstand, the perfect place to unwind



We prepare all meals ourselves, and the plentiful and delicious food will be one of the highlights of your stay at Cartron House

Free Wifi


Should you feel the urge to connect to the world outside during your stay, enjoy feee WiFi on us!

Daily Housekeeping


Housekeeping is done daily but feel free to ask us if theres anything else you need during your stay


Planning a party, special occasion or boutique wedding? No problem, Cartron House is the perfect venue to host your occasion.


Weddings at Cartron House 

The wedding of your dreams at Cartron House

Looking for a boutique wedding experience? Cartron House can facilitate a civil wedding ceremony or the traditional wedding where the wedding ceremony is held in a church. The bridal party can take comfort in knowing that on arrival  they will be the only guests at the house; they will have total privacy.

Function Room Hire

Celebrate at Cartron House

The perfect Venue for your special occasion!

At Cartron House we offer a complete solution and location when it comes to organising that special social or family gathering. Venue hire, accommodation, use of the grounds and outdoor cooking facilities can all be arranged as well as on site catering options to suit any occasion.




Thor Ballylee home of W.B.Yeats


Thoor Ballylee, the Norman tower described by Seamus Heaney as the most important building in Ireland.

Birr Castle and Science Centre

Visit the award-winning Gardens of Birr Castle and the newly revamped Science Centre.

Pallas Karting & Paintball


Enjoy a fun day out for all, perfect for parties, hens, stags, team building and corporate events also.

Cliffs of Moher


You simply cannot travel to Ireland without paying a visit to Ireland’s top tourist attraction, the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, situated in County Clare along the wild Atlantic Way.

Local Nature Walks


Enjoy a leisurely 1.2km stroll around the grounds of Cartron House and catch a breathe of fresh air. Walking maps provided.

Horse Riding 


Go horse trekking in the west of Ireland. With more than 2,000 acres of surrounding forestry, you can explore picturesque landscapes for an afternoon. 

Ailwee Caves

Aillwee Cave and Birds of Prey Centre, located in the Burren, Co.Clare,  gives you a chance to explore its weirdly shaped underworld and enjoy unexpected freedom with majestic Birds of Prey. 

Kilbeggan Distillery Experience
The Kilbeggan Distillery in County Westmeath is the oldest distillery in the world, dating back to 1757. A trip to this well-known County Westmeath attraction will enable you to discover the history of authentic artisan Irish whiskey, as well as sample it for yourself. 
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary. This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle and the 19th century Bunratty Folk Park. It is the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland.
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