Havine Farm

51 Ballydonnell Road, Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT30 8EP, United Kingdom | Hotel

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The day we went to Bangor - take two

A travel blog entry by heatherham


... then continued on our way through Larne and Belfast. Belfast was peak hour traffic so we didn't stop. Went through the Northern Ireland town of Bangor which is the town the song was probably written about. It is a party town but we kept going looking for a quiet seaside town with a local pub. None to be found! We crossed to south of the peninsular on a ferry and continued till I found a B&B sign in the country down a lane way. Lovely older couple who ...

Visiting Belfast

A travel blog entry by chantalandzach

Today we did the Belfast Zoo and Cave Hill. The zoo was really neat, it was on the base of Cave Hill and by the time we got to the end of the zoo we were about half way up one side of the mountain. That is one steep zoo! It's like the animals are prepared to say: no you can't come to our zoo, you're fat. Loose weight, be willing to hike, then welcome. It actually took us about 2 hours and we're ...

A brief visit to Ireland

A travel blog entry by wanderingjane


... an interest born of a love for Leo Di Caprio or an acceptable historical interest?) it was one of the best museums I've been to.
Getting outside of the city I went on a coach tour of the beautiful Antrim coast, through Carrickfergus, Carnloch, up to the Giant's Causeway, making a brief visit to the Bushmills distillery and dunluce castle. I was also very brave and crossed the Carrick-o-Rede rope bridge - 100ft high!! The whole trip was constant amazing scenery and who knew you ...

BELFAST Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by amazingone


... gone down two roads out of the main centre of town when we were stopped due to the road being blocked, by non other than the Sinn Fein March. We had the cab wait whilst we stood along the roadside with other locals watching as they prepared to begin their March through the city. All gathered in the road ready to march the participants had great long banners with all sorts of messages painted on them. Stop the beatings in Prison!, Stop Police Brutality!, Equality for ...

Tea w/Lord Mayor, Cooking & Meeting with ex-IRA,

A travel blog entry by mnambassadors

... br> Next we had tea with the Lord Mayor of Belfast, another Nationalist in the Sinn Fein party. We met him at the beautiful city hall. He is a bit controversial because he moved pictures of the royal family and replaced them with the 1916 Irish Declaration of Independence. I've been reading a lot about this in the papers, and he has really been getting slammed for this decision, but after he actually explained his rational for it, I really ...


This hotel, located on 51 Ballydonnell Road, Downpatrick, is near Downpatrick Railway Museum, The Saint Patrick Centre, St. Patrick Heritage Centre/Down County Museum, and Ballynoe Stone Circle.
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