The Gateway Hotel

Address: Main Street, Swinford, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Swinford

    A misty morning in Buncrana

    A travel blog entry by dabrowns on Oct 16, 2015

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... called the 'Wee Free Library" that contained books you could take out and read at a nearby bench should the inclination take you. Quite a few books in there too, a lovely sign of trust and honesty in today's world.

    The beach was filled with amazing rock formations, covered in kelp all different colours and textures, very different from Australian beaches but very eye-catching and unusual. Reminiscent of the Giant's Causeway some ...


    A travel blog entry by stephen.murray on Oct 12, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    Interesting city, Derry. It's long history of battles, sieges, Luftwaffe bombings, and more recent confrontations between Irish Nationalists and British soldiers is, one would hope, on a more peaceful path. Our tour director, who once worked in the City Hall, told us that the Hall has often been mistaken for a church given its design and the fact that it features a huge pipe organ ...

    Sunday Wet Sunday

    A travel blog entry by janetdunn on Jul 26, 2015

    1 comment, 12 photos

    ... Drive out towards Slieve League Cliffs on the wild Atlantic Coast highway and a walk along deserted Fintragh Bay. # Lunch at the Lough Eske Castle nearby. Blake was a star and slept in his car seat in the restaurant while we wined and dined. # Looked after Blake while Sarah and Andrew went to the post wedding function in ...

    You're full of Blarney

    A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Aug 06, 2014

    10 photos

    ... over to Scotland in order to battle another giant. Apparently there are similar rock formations on the Scottish isle of Staffa which many believe to be the “proof” required to spread such a legend. The real explanation for the formations (made of Basalt) is much less magical…simply the result of lava cooling and contracting to form the cracks which cause the hexagonal pillars to form. The surrounding area at ...

    The Real Vacation Begins

    A travel blog entry by mikeandbridget on May 04, 2014

    2 comments, 22 photos

    ... we returned to the staircase we climbed at mile 20 of our race the previous day (much to our legs' dismay). The views, as usual, were just as breathtaking as the rest of the coast... pictures just don't do it justice.

    We returned quickly to the Dark Hedges to take some additional pictures and then headed out to Londonderry, where we were staying for the night. We checked into our B&B in Londonderry, the Merchant ...