Knockranny House Hotel

Knockranny, Westport, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $171.00
 

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Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... and the old kitchen. In the basement was found more than 40,000 documents relating to the property over the centuries and many of those related directly to the treatment of the local people during the famine of 1846 to 1850. Although in need of some restoration and maintenance work it was really nice to see it as it has always been.

Based on the documents found in the basement and other information there is also a small museum dedicated to ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

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 ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... in charge.

There isn’t much to see apart from four walls at Moors Abbey but we had a look around none-the-less, L really enjoys visiting old things, but then she’s getting a bit of a relic herself. At Clonbeg church there is a sacred well dedicated to St Sedan it is reportedly good for eye ailments so both L and I gave it a go, needless to say neither of us can see any better than we did before, still no harm in trying. I think what we ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... nearly as steep as Waterford.

There are a few archaeological sites too towards the end of the peninsula. There is the Dunbeg stone fort that is said to date from 2000BC but it is closed due to the fact that last winter’s storms were huge and have eroded the cliffs to a dangerous degree. A few more of them and the fort will disappear into the sea forever. There are some Beehive houses too. These are also very ancient. The type of stone work is ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... where we had originally planned to stay - weren't overly impressed) and then on to Charlestown, where we stopped for coffee. We were told there we should head west to Westport via Castlebar, which we duly did. At Castlebar we hunted out a Harvey Norman to buy a plug with a USB port, as my new iPad has proved to be very greedy, and doesn't like to share power supplies, to the extent that after two days of ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Knockranny, Westport, is near Westport House, Westport Golf Club, Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and Clew Bay Archaeological Trail.
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