TripAdvisor Reviews Eglinton Hotel Portrush
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... Carrickfergus Castle which was home to William of Orange and still had the original holes in the protruding outer windowsills that would have delivered boiling hot lead onto any potential intruders below. It was nice to have a chilled out day today where everything was organised for us, and a nice proper hotel to return to that evening. As much as I had an absolute blast on TopDeck it's made me appreciate little creature comforts and days where there's no huge rush to be anywhere or ...
On the road again we got off the main track and headed for the coastal highway to take us past the impressive mountain of Benbulben sticking its head above the the constant fog and staring out to the beautifully harsh North Atlantic Coast.
Our next stop was opportune in taking a turn onto Mullaghmore Peninsula and seeing the sandy beaches of Ireland, yes sandy beaches, the quaint little ...
... the alcohol that evaporates from the barrels is called the “Angels’ Share.” However, the vapors in a whisky distillery are so strong that use of cameras is forbidden for fear that a spark that might cause an explosion. How exciting!!
Our last sightseeing destination is the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. For 350 ...
... going there because they made you go up another steep, rocky road to get back to the main path. (Calves are burning!). We decided to use the toilets (they don't call them restrooms in Ireland), but forgo the snack and tea shack in the parking lot. We tried a shortcut out of the parking lot, but it was the wrong way....literally! Safely back on the road, we found a cute tea and sandwich shoppe and had our afternoon tea and we each had a toasty (toasted ...
... us to a bigger room since we had large suitcases! He also recommended that we walk down to a restaurant by the water for dinner so off we headed.
Despite today being an uncharacteristically sunny & warmish (I didn't need a coat, just a long sleeve shirt & jumper: maybe 15 degrees), we didn't expect to see people out surfing just before 7pm! I'm guessing ...
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