Avoca Hotel

93 - 97 Central Promenade, Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT33 0HH, United Kingdom | Hotel

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Ben & Jerry's

A travel blog entry by lisaajane

Today was another boiler of a day.
I have begun having showers in the morning rather than night because I am more sweaty when I wake up than after a full day of doing stuff.
I decided today to go and do a bus tour for 6pound in Newcastle. Why?
Because if I want to follow my Celtic Connections pattern, I must go to County Down (Star of the County Down).
I got there in time for the bus tours only to find out that I am an idiot who didn’t ...

Chasing the Drink Around Belfast

A travel blog entry by tmm


... up couples trickled in. All of a sudden I noticed a bar set up to my left, so I approached and was given a glass of red wine and a glass of honey flavored Bushmills Whiskey as well... for free? So naturally, I took it. And enjoyed the **** out of it. (This is where my love affair with whiskey officially began.) And then next up, a waiter approached us with a tray full of fancy meats for us to snack on. At this point we'd put together that there must have been some type ...

Journey to Ireland

A travel blog entry by ozray


... we quickly walked over and the arch was pretty big but the Cathedral was quite impressive, Ian had told us that it is the biggest cathedral in the UK and the ceiling was very high and impressive indeed. Made it back to The Jury's inn at 9:40 and we managed to check out and walk to the bus station with just 5 minutes to spare and had an incident free journey to Belfast.

We even managed to make a 4pm ...

Belfast and The Giant's Causeway

A travel blog entry by chalmersfamily


... has a number of other drivers, so we were lucky to get him, although I understand they’re all good). Paddy was fascinating and prides himself on an unbiased tour of the main sites of Belfast and their links to 'the Troubles’. Indeed at the end, we couldn’t tell whether he was Catholic or Protestant, so he did a good job there.

Paddy took us past the Europa Hotel, the most bombed ...

There's more to Belfast than just political murals

A travel blog entry by elenwashere



Think of Belfast, Northern Ireland and what springs to mind are the political murals. Although the murals are a tourist attraction – they serve as a reminder of the troubled past. I would like to show there is more to see in Belfast for those not interested in Northern Ireland politics or who might be offended by the murals. If you want to explore the ...

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This hotel, located on 93 - 97 Central Promenade, Newcastle, is near Soak Seaweed Baths, Murlough National Nature Reserve, Dundrum Castle, and Newcastle Tourist Information Centre.
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