Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa
Travel Blogs from Inishbofin
Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...
... Then some American woman donated a vast amount of money for its repair and the state took charge of it. The basic cottage is original, the roof being thatch would have been repaired and rethatched many times over it’s 200 year history, most of everything else has been replaced. The yew tree beside it is said to be at least 1000 years old, there had been a monastery here in very early Christian days.
Although it was used as a summerhouse for ...
... in force. On the narrow roads D often has to pull off to the side to let another car pass in the opposite direction, with the tour busses that can be even more of a challenge. One place they didn’t get fortunately was to Stague Stone fort. On that road it would have been a nightmare. Again I was confined to the car as the rain was tipping down.
This fort dates from the pre-Christian early AD period, around 100-200AD. It had walls 6m high, 4m ...
We completed our first stay in an Irish B&B - very different to the only other B&B we've ever stayed in, the Belvedere in Winton. The Irish B&Bs seem almost like a motel. We had our own bathroom and a basic bedroom. It felt a bit odd to be locking the bedroom door, but as we were given a key, we did. The outside door of the house remained unlocked, but we had a key to the internal door (just like Coro). The ...
... see the Connemara Ponies. We went up a track that said to the ponies where we found the fellow who breeds them. He said they had been taken up to the high country as they all had young foals and he didn't want anyone to interfere with them. Stopping at the Connemara National Park, we found that they had a mare and foal that you could see from one of their walks. Off we set and sure enough the mare and foal were close to the track. The foal was sleeping stretched out on the grass ...
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