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Galway Docks

Galway, Ireland
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Unbelievable improvements at Galway Docks

The docks in Galway have had huge improvements over the years between painting the whole ares and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Roisin S
Typical Docks

We walked around the docks here and found them like all other dock areas. There was a ferry in so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandra C
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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

The docks in Galway have had huge improvements over the years between painting the whole ares and of course welcoming the Yacht Race a few years back. Sometime ago one only saw working boats moored here but now there are yachts and all sorts olf...More

Thank Roisin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the docks here and found them like all other dock areas. There was a ferry in so must be where they leave from. There were business & personal boats docked here. Water was dirty, lots of trash floating around.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked through the docks on way to city for meal. Really interesting with people working on their boats, counted nearly 30 swans and as we moved away from the area lovely to look back and see the painted buildings. Most parking by permit so ended...More

Thank 71Tink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the docks you will always see a few small privately owned yachts, some belonging to locals and some coming from further away. What you see in the way of larger ships can vary greatly but on the day I visited recently there were only...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We enjoyed our time at Galway Docks recently. A beautiful location with plenty to take in and enjoy with its scenery and nearby cafes and bars

Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The docks area has improved very much with a new marina for yachts and boats it's become a good place to stroll around and look at the ships and yachts.some restaurants and bar there too.

Thank IrelandGalwaygirl
Reviewed 13 April 2017

it was really nice to hang out under a tree, enjoying the sun. people were relaxed and the view was amazing. I recommend. Good place for picnic

Thank Cláudia P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I ended up staying at an Airbnb just off the Docks. It was fun to see the ships come in and out. It was also pretty cool to see the festival set up! Quite a cool place to be at! Definitely try to hit up...More

Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

No good reason to visit galway. Tidal restrictions and expensive limited facilities. Better head north to Rossaveel and catch a bus to Galway.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Beautiful place to relax, lay out or explore. But be careful. I could just see someone walking around with their face in the cell phone falling off one of these docks. Pay attention to where you are walking here. There are some great views of...More

Thank Sullimeag
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