Travel Blogs from Dungannon
Drove from our camp to Cairnryan, the terminal for our ferry to Northern Ireland. The circle closes again! After we had been to Arromanche, in northern France to see the Mulberry Harbour created for the D-Day landings, we arrived today at Cairnryan. This was one of several places where the enormous floating concrete blocks were manufactured, that were then towed across ...
... of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, on the northern shore of Belfast Lough. Besieged in turn by the Scots,Irish, English and French, the castle played an important military role
until 1928 and remains one of the best preserved medieval structures in Ireland.
Carrickfergus was built by John de Courcy in 1177
... and our first stop was at Carrick-a-Rede and Larrybane, which translates to a hike around some high cliffs and a rope bridge to a fishing station. The views were amazing in spite of the wet and foggy weather.
Next stop was the Giants Causeway. This is a geological formation of basalt. 60 million years ago a molten lava flow cooled in a way that resulted in ...
... larger ships were docked.
However, not to be one to sit still for long Warren then decided we should take a drive through a forest that the manager had recommended. It was just down the coast through the next village of Rostrevor. Was very beautiful but it was also cold with dark threatening clouds so a drive was all we did and then on way back through Rostrevor saw add for best creamy whipped icecream, and so guess what? ......Yes we ...
... and greatly were welcomed. It was a huge room with practice stands and chairs for music and also another room that had a lounging area to socialize and even a bar! The leader obviously offered us tea or coffee and cookies. They were the best cookies I have ever had filled with whoopers. YUMM. Then he shared with us a little bit about the band. They have been the top band ...
Other places to stay in Dungannon
68 Irish Street, Dungannon | Hotelfrom $154