Travel Blogs from Enniskerry
Took an overnight flight to Dublin, where we had arranged for someone to pick us up and take us to our first night at a local B&B called Fernale, in Enniskerry. Tomorrow we'll start walking the Wicklow Way, but today, we decided to crash.
So our plane came in at 9am, so of course we tried to check in to the room very early. But the …
At last, we got out of Dodge - er ... Dublin. Hans picked up the rental car this morning and got home without my assistance or supervision. We invited Rhonda and Denis to come along with us to visit Powerscourt Garden and Sally Gap (a scenic drive).
Hans did all of the driving and did an AWESOME job. We had a devil of a time getting out of downtown Dublin with its one-way ...
... first glimpse of the green rolling hill landscape that Ireland is famous for. We walked through the massive gardens and then ate lunch overlooking the gardens.
Next, we headed over to Glendalough at the Wicklow Mountains National Park. We hiked around the lakes, through the medieval town and past a waterfall. Here was our first experience of the rain of Ireland, but don't worry, we brought all our rain gear. I ...
... to the airport. Flew out at 7.40. Back in London at 9.10 and then I spent the rest of the day killing time in London. Went to the Tate Modern and did a free guided tour around the art gallery. Then made my way to the bus station. Went blogging to you guys about the first few days of Ireland. Then bus home at 5pm. Got in at 10.30. Bus to Tavy from Plym at 10.55. Got to tavy 11.50. Called a taxi. Taxi home. Worth the 3 pounds. Bed!
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... the movie P.S. I love You and we were just waiting for Gerard Butler to appear on the hillside! The lake was very peaceful until we tried to take some artsy pictures of apparently mean swans and they started hissing at us. We went to a nearby for a wonderful lunch, then hopped back on the bus to go to Powerscourt. It is Ireland’s grandest country house and gardens. Al the gardens, there were acres of them, were absolutely breathtaking. We ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFerndale B&B Enniskerry
Lovely lady (Josie) who runs the place. Rooms a bit small. Nice view.
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