The Lough Erne Hotel
Travel Blogs from Enniskillen
Leaving my beautiful hometown to head up the road to Belfast on Tuesday to catch my flight to London to stay a night with the sister. Have had a great time at home seeing a pile of friends from all over and family. Always great to have the craic with your mates. In the words of The Terminator, I'll be back!! Eventually.
... house, but in itself moulded to be exactly the size and shape it is. Just down from there is the lake, which is stunning, gently lapping the shore, a grassy bank rising away from it towards the house itself. Plus a rocking seat to sit on and contemplate, though that didn't last us long seeing as we'd only just got there. The grounds have a great 'long walk' of about 3k, taking in plenty of shore front if you're willing to take the paths less trodden-it seems the ...
We woke early again and onto to the coach for the next leg of our journey.
Our first stop was the Kylemore Abbey - which was a beautiful castle which is the current home to some Bendictine nuns and recently retired girl's school. The house is situated in a valley in a mountainous area on the shores of a small lake. It is so peaceful and quiet here, I understand how it can be a good location for contemplation of the order. On ...
... its run by two old women and is the ultimate typical Irish pub and you wont get a better guiness anywhere else. We went there the next afternoon and for those Lourdes Hill College readers out there it was a pub run by two Sister Marys (a very old nun from my school). However they were very cheeky and cute and were dressed so conservative and were so tiny! It was weird seeing them in ...
We drove from Dublin to Cavan first to get some genealogy records and from Cavan to Ballyconnell.
Our host, John of Dungimmon House in Ballyconnell, suggested a couple of local Pubs in: Molly Maguire's and Anglers Rest, two very different Pubs but both worth visiting.
We stopped at Molly's first and had our first pints of real Guinness in Ireland which were delicious. There, we learned to play a ring toss game with pegs placed on a round board hung vertically on the wall. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet