Agherton Holiday Village
- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
Travel Blogs from Portstewart
Tristan and Keely got up early to have a walk in the snow. Jessamy and Amy got as far as the front door, decided that there wasn't enough to be excited about, and went back to bed. Tristan and Keely walked down the main street and then back to the nearby park.
We all got up by 8:30 for a full Irish breakfast including black pudding and white pudding. Everyone loaded their puddings onto Ian plate who made a valiant effort in eating them. THe kids decided ...
... sea when out on the rocks. For many Aussies this is Rockfishing Rule #1 so we were already prepared to be careful. It was also very foamy, like a gigantic sandy bubble bath! Naturally it was crowded being a major tourist destination and Northern Ireland's only World Heritage site, but we still got to explore and climb and have a great time. Through the trip we passed through many little coastal towns and also stopped at the Bushmills Distillery for lunch. There was also a photo ...
... sunset and an inaccessable but awesome looking castle.
Leaving Mullaghmore it was back onto the main road with Derry in our sights, a quick detour to see the less than impressive Donegal Castle, unimpressive to the point that we drove past twice before spotting it. After this brief stop it was full speed ahead and soon we were checked into our room overlooking the famous or infamous bogs and old walls ...
Up early this morning to a full spread of breakfast organised by Mabel of course. Then in the car as they are taking us along the northern coast of Ireland. We started in port stewart, along to port rush and onto the giants causeway which was really cool. They say the giants causeway was caused by the plates in the earth pushing lava up to the surface however there is also an Rubin legend that a giant lived there. Quite a fascinating ...
... mile then climbed up a sandy and rocky path to get to the parking lot for it. It was a very nice walk and even nicer when we returned as the sun was low in the sky by then.
Our room at the B&B was a bit warm as most of them have been on this trip. There were two windows, but only one would open since the other was behind the flower boxes. We were warned by the owner of the B&B, Debbie, that ...