Address: 72 Scotch Quarter, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT38 7DP, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 72 Scotch Quarter, Carrickfergus, is near Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre, Carrickfergus Marina, and St. Nicholas Church.
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Travel Blogs from Carrickfergus

The Giro arrives

A travel blog entry by robinstride on May 09, 2014

1 comment, 44 photos

... soaking up the atmosphere at the finish which was great. Everyone here is so welcoming the Irish just want to talk !!! And do they talk !!! Fantastic even though they have funny accents and you can only understand half of what they say !! Found a fantastic old world cafe/bar for lunch just off the finish line and had Irish stew and crusty bread for lunch !! Looking forward to the main race tonight !! After lunch I took ...

CCAR Adventure Race

A travel blog entry by spartanbaz on Nov 23, 2013

8 photos

Winter had arrived in Carrick and so had the CCAR adventure race series! It was a crisp, bright morning as the sixty teams gathered on the start line just inside the archways of the iconic Carrickfergus castle. Looking around I could see a plethora of woolly hats and buffs amidst the rising puffs of breath in the cold air. I slipped on my ski gloves and we were off! A brisk 500m jog later and we were given our maps for the run and ...

Prague to Dublin to Carrickfergus to Portrush

A travel blog entry by galgano47 on Jul 25, 2013

9 photos

... the early 1850's. This wasn't really a visit with any expectations of discovering any family links, just one to walk the streets they had walked all those years ago.

Interestingly (probably to me alone), the town centre had walls built around it across the road from the castle. At the south-eastern end, outside the walls was the Irish quarter and at the north western end, also outside the walls was the Scotch quarter. The English didn't want ...

Northern Ireland Experience Continues in Belfast

A travel blog entry by terry.graue.9 on Jul 23, 2013

31 photos

... made permanent
Buffer zone between Catholics and Protestents

Catholic area has a housing shortage
Only householders could vote
Shankill area

Bar - they ask if you have a gun; if not, they'll give you one

Hillbillies - origin is King Bill / William
folks moved to the US in the Kentucky area; so they lived in the hills and were loyal to King Bill

McHughs Tavern - established in 1711

J. Swift worked in Belfast ...

Tidily dee

A travel blog entry by paulepay on Jul 17, 2013

6 photos

... told off by a taxi LOL We arrived earlier than i expected and so we heading (like on auto pilot) to the Titanic Quarter, 6 years ago there was feckn nothing here, and blinked and you would have missed the proud girls birth place. move forward 6 years and the place has totally changed, the Titanic museum is amazing, and truth be told i didn't learn anything that i didn't already know, but i stood in the place they built her, over 100 years ...

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