Gardenhill Farm House

Crossmolina Road, Killala, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Killala

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... to L, to face the setting sun of the midsummer solstice. As it was morning when we were there we just had to accept her version. It is believed that the tombs were used for many centuries then sealed up and rocks piled on top of them. Over the intervening centuries thick vegetation has grown over the rocks. The surrounding area is now peat bog but possibly wasn't at the time the tombs were made. Blanket peat bog goes up the hill sides and tops as well ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... my mom really likes. Sue bought a shirt there. Then we shopped some more and came home. Today was a pretty calm day. Good night! -Briana Heyo! From now on ( in Ireland ) we are only staying in B&Bs for one night, then we move on. We are making our way to Northern Ireland. We are in Westport right now, and we left Galway. This morning, and yesterday morning and yesterday night, we swam in the indoor swimming pool ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... earlier part of the day but the place was as good as deserted. It is one of the places that was used to film the 1970 film 'Ryan’s Daughter’. We had passed other sites that had been used on the ‘ring of Kerry’.

The cathedral ruins at Ardfert are quite impressive. It must have been a lovely building when still intact. The western end has undergone major surgery in recent years because it was subsiding. Before it fell down, it was ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... L doesn’t like wet weather, she rather does and she loves the lovely green countryside of Ireland too, so easy on the eye she says.

Along the north coast of the Beara Peninsula we encountered several small harbours where there was always a clutter of nets and other items used by fishermen, along with the mandatory small wooden boat rotting in amongst seaweed in the shallows and sometimes a small fishing trawler tied up at the dock. In several ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... like nothing else we'd seen - presume it was an infinity type contraption run by electricity - with a pull cord to turn it on, and a couple of dials for pressure (didn't seem to make any difference) and temperature. It was €65 for bed and breakfast (full Irish, of course!), so probably wasn't bad. Ann had asked us what we wanted, but ended up doing what is now our "usual".

From Bundoran we headed down ...

Location

This hotel, located on Crossmolina Road, Killala, is near Rosserk Friary, Moyne Abbey, Ballina Dolmen, and Ballina Arts Events Centre.
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