The Helm Bed and Breakfast

The Quay, Westport, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 3 star b&b
Prices starting from $93.00
 

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Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... has recently been partially restored and some rooms are open for viewing though not with the original furniture that was in the house. Still there are some beautiful pieces that L would have liked to have put in her pocket to take home. Two or three really nice Queen Anne style chests: Queen Anne style is much more plain and simple in design than many other styles.

On the top floor of the house was a display of farming implements and tools. L ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... a particular harrowing flight a passenger asked for a coffee and the bar tender made him one adding a good splash of Irish whiskey, then when asked what sort of coffee it was he told them it was Irish coffee. The name of the bar was B O’Regan’s.

It was still sunny when we visited Adare Castle with the frist tour of the season. Fortunately there was just 6 of us. Our lady guide was very good and told us a lot of the history of the castle and ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... today they are definitely not at their best.

At Macroom we set out to find the restored corn mill that is now a Heritage centre but it was closed by the time we found out where it was. We did come across a working flour mill where the miller told us that he makes a wholemeal flour but we didn’t get to see it working. The town seems quite a pleasant sort of place and there is splendid castle gate, however, the castle is only a ruin and L ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... like nothing else we'd seen - presume it was an infinity type contraption run by electricity - with a pull cord to turn it on, and a couple of dials for pressure (didn't seem to make any difference) and temperature. It was €65 for bed and breakfast (full Irish, of course!), so probably wasn't bad. Ann had asked us what we wanted, but ended up doing what is now our "usual".

From Bundoran we headed down ...

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This 3 star B&B, located on The Quay, Westport, is near Westport House, Westport Golf Club, Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and Clew Bay Archaeological Trail.
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