Salthill is an ideal base for exploring Galway City and the Wild Atlantic Way

Salthill is 3km from the centre of Galway, on the western coast of Ireland. Bus tours of the loop of Connemara, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher, Cong and the Maam Valley leave Salthill daily, as do boats to the Aran Islands. We can arrange for you to be collected from Marless House for these trips.

For those with Sat Nav or GPS units, Marless House is located at

Lat: 53.258579N , Lon: -9.090159W


Many of our guests prefer to copy and print Mary's written directions and her simplified, easy-to-read map


DIRECTIONS FROM DUBLIN city/Dublin AIRPORT

As you leave Dublin airport, take M50 South motorway
From the M50 take Exit 7 on to M4 WEST towards the WEST of Ireland (N6).
At Exit 11, take the M6 WEST all the way to the outskirts of Galway city,.
As you approach Galway, there are a number of  “roundabouts” all of which are named.
At the end of the M6  Motorway is the first roundabout called “Coolough”
At the Coolough roundabout, take the 1st exit on to the R446 in the direction of Galway city EAST (N6)
At the Martin roundabout, take the 3rd exit, in the direction Galway city EAST (N6) & (R338)
From now on, its straight through (12 o’clock exit) all traffic lights and all roundabouts until you reach Marless house as follows:
Drive straight through the next 3 sets of traffic lights in the direction of Galway city
At the Skerritt roundabout, take the 2nd exit, in the direction of Galway city, passing GMIT on your right
Drive straight through the next 5 sets of traffic lights in the direction of Clifden (N59)
At the Joyce roundabout, take the 2nd exit, in the direction  Clifden  (N59)
Go straight through the next 2 sets of traffic lights (12 o’clock exit), in the direction of Salthill (R338)
At the Browne roundabout, take the 3rd exit, in the direction Salthill (R338)
Drive straight through the next 5 sets of traffic lights in the direction of Salthill (R338)
At the Deane roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction Salthill  (R338)
At the traffic lights, go straight ahead on to Threadneedle Road (R338).
As you drive down this road, you will see the ocean in front of you.
Marless House is the 4th house on your left up from the ocean

Distance from Dublin Airport: 217 km (135 miles) - 2.5 hours


DIRECTIONS FROM SHANNON AIRPORT

As you leave the airport, take the N18 north and then the N6 to Galway.
As you approach Galway, there are a number of “roundabouts” all of which are named.
At the first roundabout, not yet named, take the 2nd exit in the direction of Galway.
At the Oranbeg roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction Galway.
At the Carrowmoneash roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction Galway
At the Martin roundabout, take the 1st exit, in the direction Galway city EAST (R338)
From now on, its straight through (12 o’clock exit) all traffic lights and all roundabouts until you reach Marless house as follows:
Drive straight through the next 3 sets of traffic lights in the direction of Galway city
At the Skerritt roundabout, take the 2nd exit, in the direction of Galway city, passing GMIT on your right
Drive straight through the next 5 sets of traffic lights in the direction of Clifden (N59)
At the Joyce roundabout, take the 2nd exit, in the direction  Clifden  (N59)
Go straight through the next 2 sets of traffic lights (12 o’clock exit), in the direction of Salthill (R338)
At the Browne roundabout, take the 3rd exit, in the direction  Salthill (R338)
Drive straight through the next 5 sets of traffic lights in the direction of Salthill (R338)
At the Deane roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction Salthill  (R338)
At the traffic lights, go straight ahead on to Threadneedle Road. (R338)
As you drive down this road, you will see the ocean in front of you
Marless House is the 4th house on your left up from the ocean

Distance from Shannon Airport: 88km (55 miles) - 70 minutes drive


DIRECTIONS FROM CLIFDEN

DIRECTIONS FROM CLIFDEN VIA N59

Take the N59 towards Galway, drive straight through Oughterard and Moycullen, to the traffic lights at the WESTWOOD HOTEL on your right.
Turn right at this traffic lights on to Thomas Hynes road.
At the Browne roundabout, take the 4th exit, in the direction Salthill R338
Drive straight through the next 5 sets of traffic lights in the direction of  Salthill (R338)
At the Deane roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction Salthill  (R338)
At the traffic lights, go straight ahead on to Threadneedle Road. (R338).
As you drive down this road, you will see the ocean in front of you.
Marless House is the 4th house on  your left up from the ocean.

DIRECTIONS FROM CLIFDEN VIA COAST ROAD (R336)

Take the R336 towards Salthill, driving through Spiddel and Barna until you reach the traffic lights at Threadneedle Road R338 (exactly 5km).
Turn right on to Threadneedle Road R338.
As you drive down this road, you will see the ocean in front of you.
Marless House is the 4th house on your left up from the ocean.

Distance from Clifden: 78 kms (49 miles) - 80 minutes drive


FROM NORTH (SLIGO/DONEGAL)

Take the N17 towards Galway, though Tuam and Claregalway.
At the first intersection with traffic lights after Claregalway, turn right in the direction of Clifden (N59).
At the Kirwin roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction of Clifden (N59).
At the next set of lights, turn right, taking the 3 o’clock exit, in the direction of Salthill (R338).
Go straight through the next intersection with traffic lights, in the direction of Salthill (R338).
At the Brown roundabout, take the 3rd exit, in the direction of Salthill (R338).
Drive straight through the next 5 sets of traffic lights in the direction of Salthill (R338).
At the Dean roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction Salthill  (R338)
At the traffic lights, go straight ahead on to Threadneedle Road. (R338).
As you drive down this road, you will see the ocean in front of you.
Marless House is the 4th house on  your left up from the ocean.

Distance from Sligo: 144 kms (90 miles) - 2 hours, 9 minutes drive

Distance from Donegal: 208 kms (130 miles) - 3 hours drive