The Glencarn Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Heated pool
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
TripAdvisor Reviews The Glencarn Hotel Castleblaney
Travel Blogs from Castleblaney
... back to Monaghan. I had noticed a hotel near the church. We head an hour back down the road. Driving to Belfast from Monaghan is like me driving to Castle Hill. It's far but not too far. We make it to the hotel and I have a laugh cause in the front office it has some quote from Coco Chanel about style and it is anything but stylish-think garish Las Vegas style but it's comfortable. The thing I really love are the corridors-they remind me of Alice in Wonderland.
... as Cheston. The luggage needed to be stood up in the back to fit in and then only 5 of the big bags.
We took the advice of the hire car company and went through the Dublin tunnel to get out of town. Amy tried to hold her breath for the duration (apparently that is something she does) but the tunnel was so long that it took her 4 long breaths (4 kms). By the time we got out the end of the tunnel Jessamy declared that we must be back ...
... ourselves and our guide had the key to get us through the gate and into the tombs. Best stop of the day!
A good lunch at a small hotel in a very small town where the guide was related to half the people, and then we were off to the last two stops.
First, Monasterboice, a medieval monastic site. A few building ruins, a round tower, and two of the most ancient ...
... feeding the baby lambs that were in enclosures near by! I was handed a bottle and went up to the nearest lamb to feed it. They were absolutely the cutest thing ever. We explored some more animal enclosures such as horses, rabbits, and calfs, but Kat and I were in love with the lambs. When the coast was clear, her and I constructed a plan to pick one up for a picture. Reaching over the gate was incredibly hard, and picking up a lamb was even harder ...
... At first I just sat by the water for a while, looking out at the boats, the mountains in the distance, and the curved coastline. Everywhere I looked there were gorgeous landscapes, such peaceful village settings. We continued up the stairs to the remains of King John's Castle, a large brick structure now overgrown with foliage. We followed ...