Swan Lodge Country House
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSwan Lodge Country House Downpatrick
We had a nice, comfortable room. Breakfast was delicious and the view from the dining room was beautiful.
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... had an enclosed caged backyard due to people lobbing bricks and rocks over the top and into families in there own yard! What we struggled to understand that the war was all over religion and that so called Christians could do such horrible things to each other. In the Catholic side of Belfast they had many memorials of all the innocent men, women and children that were murdered by the government and the Protestants. They had statues and stories ...
... going on, so Kaley got up to go investigate. She came back only moments later saying it was a wedding reception! We were crashing a wedding reception! By accident! And I was wearing jeans with rips in them... haha. How did they not know!? Anyway, so that's how that went. So much for The Titanic!!
Black Taxi Tour: This day started off with Guinness for breakfast, so we just about bailed on the tour all together, but being that we had failed at our attempt ...
... to her and many other Catholics who died in The Troubles later on in the Catholic section.
What was most noticeable was the huge ‘Peace wall’ built to keep the Nationalists and Loyalists away from each other, with gates that were locked each night. This enormous wall is covered in graffiti, and we added our names to it, just as Bill Clinton and various dignitaries had in years gone by. ...
... even know how to get up onto it! We then cooked up a mean tuna pasta for dinner and had an early night.
Monday 19th March
Today I woke early to go to the shop to buy some breakfast and snacks for the day. Got back to the hostel and had my cereal for breakfast when I got a call from the tour guide asking us to be at the meeting point ...
... care of mentally challanged teenagers. It was a great way for them to feel rewarded for their achievements. I met a lot of new friends who I shared another dinner with and also who I danced the night away with. We danced to the cha cha slide and also the YMCA. It was a lovely time spent with kind people.
Basil then took Brandt and I to meet Susie and her friend at a bar/night club called Lily's located near Sid's house. We had a few drinks ...
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37 Killyleagh Road, Downpatrick | B&B$124 average