Riverbank House Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Wexford
Walked to botanical gardens and back with Doug arriving at 1pmish. Then onto drive around the coast looking taking lots of pictures. Stopped for soup and wine doug had the chowder. Onwards home still searching for the elusive Irish Stew.
... an outside lane.
After finding our B&B (again no address just a name!) we headed out to dinner at Jack Meade Pub. I had sea bass, fresh, and it was great. Our waitress told us the tale - the downstairs had always been a pub but the upstairs where we were dining, used to be a "wake" (mortuary) room. People are just so nice here.
Our B&B was delightful and best of all....we had three single beds! No sharing tonight!
Another mini lie in! And a second night of quality sleep. Today we really needed some supplies do after a lazy breakfast and much lazing around in general we headed up to Wexford to find tescos. It was enormous! Fairly stressful episode with kids but made it back in once piece (bodily, anyway, mentally still shell shocked) and had a really nice lunch of croissants and crisps in the garden. Beautiful day again, ...
We left Wexford to make tracks for our last campsite in Ireland - St Margaret's Beach. It is the same campsite, in which we spent the first night of our holiday in Ireland. We cannot believe that that was three weeks ago! We have done and seen so much in that time. We didn't want to waste our last day by going straight to the campsite and we therefore looked at the maps and discovered that the Johnstown Castle Gardens and Irish Agricultural Museum were only a few kilometres further on ...
... nice exhibition in the middle of nowhere. A nice man named Patrick escorted us into the exhibit and gave us a brief history of the Kennedy family tree and John F. Kennedy's visit in 1963. We finally realized that he was a part of the Kennedy family (the Gannon side) and still lived on the family's land. Pretty incredible!! The pictures off to the side are of the original Fitzpatrick (Kennedy) homestead and the "newer" house where JFK sat in 1963 and drank some ...