Grove House B&B
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrove House B&B Carlingford
Classic B&B / guest house situated just out of Carlingford. Host Wendy has been great, rooms and facilities are first rate.
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Our journey around Ireland continued today in a southerly direction, starting with a relatively short drive to Belfast. The tangle of major and secondary roads leading in to Belfast had us reaching for various maps to determine exactly where we were and how to get to where we wanted to be. We were keen to visit a section of the "Peace Wall". To …
... the sun on solar eclipse. Passing through a low, narrow entry lined by carved standing stones. "Modern" graffiti from early 1800's etched into the rock next to Neolithic carvings of spirals, triangles and waves.
There are 40 other satellite tombs in the area.
1. What is a 'flesher'? What is a 'flenser'? No using the dictionary.
2. What was this building used for? There are 2 shots of the same building.
No it's not the friary. This was the longest friary in Ireland. The stones were pilfered to build the archbishop's palace. This seems a very common practice.
Again it's nearly beer o'clock so I have to get ready. See you tomorrow in ...
... acres of farmland overlooking County Westmeath. From the summit, one can see the Hill of Slane, which I will detail tomorrow. On our way home for the night, we found an abandoned abbey by accident; Bective Abbey. This beautiful structure was totally open to the public, and absolutely beautiful at sunset. These 9pm sunsets, though, continue to amaze, amuse, and confuse ...
We motored for 10.5 hours against the breeze in a lumpy sea. It was an uncomfortable ride and no one ate much for lunch.
Carlingford (the town) is a 15 minute walk from the marina, but I was nursing a sore knee so I stayed in board.
The Mourne Mountains to the North have some great walking, but we are just here for the night.