Ostan Loch Altan
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Wet weather activities for a rainy Sunday: # Obligatory sleep in and huge cooked breakie at the B and B. # Walk round The Diamond in Donegal town - the hub for music and cultural gatherings although it was deserted on a wet summer Sunday. Donegal town dates back to prehistoric times and was the historical home of the O'Donnell ...
... his ears but we managed. We touched down in Belfast early arvo and picked up our rental car. We ended up having to upgrade to a big Ford Kuga as we had so much gear! We really wanted to drive up to Giants Causeway but it was just that bit too far with a newborn and only leaving at 2pm! On the road to Donegal it was - Tina's hometown and the location of their wedding! We arrived at our stunning B&B Eas Dun Lodge where we were to spend ...
... Donegal Castle, did a bit of retail therapy (sometimes just to get out of the showers) and walked back to the hotel at about 4pm. Light tea of tapas and shared pizza filled us back up and we rolled off to bed. Quirky fact of the day: if the menu says satay sauce that is Irish for peanut paste. Title explanation: in Ireland they call it a soft day when the day is mild, showery and with little or no ...
... the Russian judge. It must be a frequent problem for walkers in Ireland.
After lunch in the car park, I drive a mile or two further on for a brief look at the roofless Dunlewy church, built about 1853 and in ruins since 1955. Then there's time for a short afternoon walk in the Poisoned Glen. There are three possible explanations for the name, only one of which is as sinister as the name sounds. Either (1) the name is simply a ...
... and we headed out early to Grianan Ailigh. Grianan Ailigh is a hill fort (also called a round fort), which is a mysterious and unique bit of history which its use hasn't been pinpointed for certain. Some believe it was used for defence (as it is positioned on a hilltop overlooking all of Inch Island, the bay, the surrounding valleys and hills, and quite a bit into the distance beyond that), while others believe it was used for religious, safety, ...