Augusta Lodge

Golf Course Road, Westport, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 3 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Westport

Tuesday Westport to Gallway

A travel blog entry by jbrodbeck on Nov 26, 2013

2 comments, 18 photos

I will update the other days when I get a chance as this is the first computer I've been on. We arrived in Westport last night and are staying at a lovely B&B called Augusta Lodge. Had a lovely meal in town and I took Martin's advice and had the local fish chowder which was great. Of course we then went to Matt McGintey Pub where there was some …

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... converting the local inhabitants to Christianity. They must have been very tenacious people; there was the struggle to begin and get accepted in an area then once the place was beginning to get established they would be attacked or raided by various fractions: There were warring tribes, then later the Vikings plundering for whatever they could get, then the Normans probably for the same reason then eventually the reformation in the time of King Henry ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... Today we didn't go straight here, we kind of tooted around Connemara to take in our surroundings. We crossed over the Quiet Man's Bridge, ate at Quiet Man's Cafe, and talked about the movie that was filmed there, called The Quiet Man. John Wayne starred in it, and I have no idea who he is, but adults should know. Kids these days only know pop stars and new movies. Well, we have had a long travel day, so see ya! - ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... up to pushing pedals and manoeuvring levers. As for L she just couldn’t get the knack of it: Foyne for a few years from 1935 to 1946 was very important as the European base for trans Atlantic flights using flying boats. The Shannon estuary at this point is very sheltered and although it was only a temporary measure to use Foyne while they developed the area that later became Shannon airport, the base was never moved from here. The flying boats flew from here ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... many cyclists out, some competing in races, some on day trips and several all loaded up, obviously touring. Then there were the walkers many of whom seemed to be in some sort of road race. Not forgetting the joggers, of course, they are everywhere in all weathers, mostly with the same pained expression on their faces.

L has included a photo of the rhododendrons. There are huge banks of them along the roadside in many places. They are very pretty, ...

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This 3 star B&B, located on Golf Course Road, Westport, is near Westport House, Westport Golf Club, Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and Clew Bay Archaeological Trail.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAugusta Lodge Westport

    Reviewed by jbrodbeck

    good

    Reviewed Nov 26, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia

    Lovely stay and the hosts were extremely helpful and went out of their way to help us. Even gave us a lift to town

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Augusta Lodge Westport

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding