Headfort Arms Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kells
Off to vist the Abbey of Kells and then Bettystown. We did go by Newgrange, but they were about to close, so we will save that for another day. We still keep getting a late start of each day since the days are so long!
... brochures and information to cover every area, including parts that aren't on the route. I call it “assistance overload”, but we appreciate her enthusiasm. It’s so nice to meet someone who just wants visitors to have the best time.
We enjoy the walk through town and up the hill towards St. Columba’s Church. We are amazed by the rich Irish history that Kells holds, aside from just the Book of Kells. ...
... was a hotel\bar looking out over the lake and ended up being the perfect place to stop. We went downstairs after checking in and started drinking. We ended up on my computer until 1am skyping people back home and a Irishman at the bar decided he wanted to talk to people from Canada also. So our friend Scuba and my brother Eric got the pleasure and the guy asked for their credit card numbers and promised to order them drinks from the bar.
... to entertain you until tomorrow. In the pub where we ate, we met a very entertaining fellow ourselves. Matty by name, and about our parents' age, we shared a table with him and talked about everything from Ireland's future prospects (it has none, says he); to Ireland's politicians, bankers, and developers (it should have none, says he, and he'd hang them all in front of Dublin Castle to make it so); to his children who are scattered across the ...
... of a pop-out book. In the U.S., it would be entirely out of place and one would assume it was fake, almost like of one those new "Old Townes" popping up in city centers all around the country. But here, in Ireland, it is the most natural thing in the world to have the ruins of a nine hundred year old monastery next to someone's lawn, where sheep are grazing and cables carry in the internet.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking