Ardmore Country House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsArdmore Country House Hotel Westport
So far excellent -- very friendly and helpful. If the rst of our stay is as good as he first day then we are very satisfied.
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We were up early and had a nice breakfast at our hotel before heading out to see the Connemara region. It was a little rainy when we set out and the forecast called for rain all morning and likely in the afternoon as well. The clouds made the landscape look really nice, but it didn't photograph well. It's such a different area from the rest of Ireland. It was very rocky and there were little lakes and ponds everywhere. We had a nice drive up ...
We started out today with another great breakfast and admired the view of the countryside from our breakfast spot. Although it was a bit drizzly when we got up, the sun quickly started peeking out. Our first stop was the Dark Hedges, which are featured in the "Game of Thrones" as the King's Road. There were not too many people so we were able to get a couple really good pictures. Next stop, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. ...
... actually nice 4 hours and eventually we did end up in Westport.
The next day we rented two bicycles and cycled to Croagh Patrick. Then climbed it. I don't think I have enough words to explain that beauty. Such freedom! I totally enjoyed every second of that day. That was exactly what I needed.
Well, now back in Bohey. Oh, how much I love being here. Seriously, Ireland, what are you doing to me?! I'm falling in love with this place...
... Conga, which means isthmus in Irish. Personally, I don't think much is gained by dropping the "a". Cong is also known as the site for a 1950's John Wayne movie: The Quite Man. The movie boasts the longest fight scene ever filmed. Two of our traveling companions tried to recreate the scene but gave up after becoming winded in a few seconds! We recuperated with a leisurely drive through the beautiful hills of Connemara to spend a night in Westport where we ...
... glove on our arm with a piece of meat hidden under our thumb. Our arm acted as a perch for them to come zooming in and land on our arm so they could take the meat. It was cool. They are so light and gentle. They are amazing creatures. A dog walked by and Inca, our hawk, immediately started screeching, her warning that it might be a coyote, a predator to her. In another instant she dived bombed into the brush ...