Glenavon House Hotel

52 Drum Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, BT80 8JQ, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $191.00
 

Travel Blogs from Cookstown

Chasing Family History

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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... The other two headstones were in much better condition inscription-wise, although one, two graves away from the first we found, had fallen over.

We tried to get into the Church, where I understood there was a plaque, listing Sam as having fought in WWI. However, it was firmly locked up and there was no sign of anyone to let us in. I tried to take a photo through the window, without much success. However, further along ...

Stress City

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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... centre, so stopped for coffee and to regroup. A few navigation lessons using the iPad were given, and we were away again, opting to head for Antrim. There was discussion about going to Ballymena, which is only 30 or so minutes away, but it just seemed time to stop. I fear we missed some good photographs, so the navigator will have photography to add to his job description in future.

We asked a policewoman (on a pushbike) about accommodation ...

Following the Giant's Footsteps

A travel blog entry by 58squared

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We started the day, after another Irish breakfast, by tavelling 15 miles to Bollycastle (not to be confused with Bollywood) for Mass. The church was built in 1876 and very inspiring. The congregation was involved, with many young people attending. The choir was fantastic and drowned out any singing that I may have attempted.

After Mass we travelled back ...

Final day in Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by judy59

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... We took Alwyn and Jean out for Dinner, lets say they took us since we had no idea where to go and we went to an Irish Pub called the Thatch. Good food, very enjoyable and then we paid. Home for coffee and then pack up for tomorrow. Early start tomorrow for the airport at Dublin and onto Bristol where we are staying with Joyce and Charles (brother of our friend Carolyn Runciman in Auckland). So farewell Northern Ireland and Hello ...

'Excuse me, but could I ask you a question?'

A travel blog entry by amy314

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... has been unbelievable. I have nothing to complain about (except my camera's memory card) and am beginning to wish that here was a little closer to home! It's an interesting feeling to hear English spoken, but not being able to understand it. I hope that my ears will get accustomed to the local dialects before I leave, but I highly doubt it. Another interesting aspect is the openness of the people here. I've been to Germany twice (and perhaps this is ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 52 Drum Road, Cookstown, is near Aughnanure Castle, Wellbrook Beetling Mill, and Cookstown Tourist Information Centre.
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