The Downshire Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... buried in front of the altar, his heart, in a casket, was buried with her, hence the name. As it was only a ruin and it was pouring with rain, took a photo and had lunch before driving on along the shore of Sołway Firth. A really wet afternoon as we drove west. Stopped at a smokehouse to buy lots of food goodies before driving through Stranraer to camp at a farm. Ferry to Ireland ...
... on a beautiful afternoon while Nina and I went for a nice long walk. We were in Portpatrick because it was a cute place that we enjoyed the first time around, and just wanted to putze around a bit and generally relax. It fit the bill perfectly. Onward, we headed back towards Edinburgh a few days later, dropping Will and Nina in Glasgow on the way. If anyone is interested, they were very happy with the "Number 10" ...
... wipers being on opposite sides; how to
adjust the volume on the radio etc! I also did not have a decent map! Despite
all this, I made it to Portpatrick.
of the way on the A702, I was very pleased when I passed the sign indicating my
entry into Dumfries and Galloway. I stopped for lunch at the Clatteringshaws
Loch Visitor Centre. A short walk along the loch’s edge leads you to Bruce’s
... nothing dried. We packed up, had breakfast and off we went. The rain had stopped over night and the wind had calmed down. We walked through the pine plantation to come across numerous trees that have come down over the path, so we had to weave our way through the pines. Eventually we made it on to the track and we were off heading for the summit of Craig Airie Fell. The view from the summit was amazing as we could see where we walked from in previous days and where we ...
... extol the discovery of a rope bridge, soda bread and peat bogs; very down to earth after the splendours of the city of light. The men mostly look like Billy Elliot’s father. We have to fill in cards that we are entering the UK. The border security all know the Slieve Donard hotel and cluck approvingly that we are here on Irish wedding business. Picking up the car to head to Donagadee with Mart’s fiancÚ Lu, I can see something else they have ...