Welcome to Ray's Cottages, Bishop's Quarter, Ballyvaughan, Burren!
"And some time make the time to drive out west
Into County Clare, along the Flaggy Shore,
In September or October, when the wind
And the light are working off each other."
Ray's Country Cottages are 4 luxury 6 berth self catering country cottages offering spectacular views of Galway Bay, the Burren and the Connemara mountains and available to rent all year round. The interiors are all tastefully decorated and fitted with modern appliances. The sitting rooms with open fires spread a warm atmosphere of comfort and relaxation. All four cottages were constructed by local contractors. [more...]
The houses are ideally situated at Galway Bay and only 2 minutes from Ballyvaughan, Co.Clare and 20 mins from Kinvara, Co.Galway. The fascinating Burren region is right at your footsteps. [more about the location...]
This area allows all kinds of activities. Take a swim at Seamus Heaney's flaggy shore in New Quay, made famous by his poem “Postscript” (see box to the right), walk on one of the Burren's "Green Roads" or tour the region by bicycle. Investigate the rock pools at low tide or watch the Galway Hookers sailing in the Bay. The area is bursting with wildlife and rare flowers to explore. (more about these and the various outdoor activities...]