Tory (Ostan Thoraig)
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... real charmer, and he and Kaye got on famously. Originally a geography teacher but now a professional photographer, he was able to give Kaye some really good advice on using her camera more efficiently. We drove to his house, a lovely big place on the hill behind the village to drop our bags, then went for a drive in the beautiful evening light around Horn Head, a rugged headland opposite the Dunfanaghy inlet. We drove in Trevor's landrover, an interesting experience ...
... place of the Sunday Bloody Sunday massacre. We saw the city walls and the gorgeous Peace Bridge, which is for foot traffic only. It was too early for lunch and we had a lot of miles to cover today, so we decided not to stop and walk around Derry.
We continued west and then headed north to catch the Wild Atlantic Way. We've done the other end of this scenic roadway from Kinsale. We enjoyed the pretty views and stopped at ...
The destination today is a little village called Ramelton. Its near the Northern Island/UK border and the city of Londonderry. I am staying in a house found on airbnb. The drive takes about 3 hours. I stop off in a place called Letterkenny and walk around the high street and the main shopping mall before heading to my accommodation.
I have chosen a house rather than camping for a few reasons. The first is the rain and wind. The second is there are no camp grounds ...
... everyday, I am almost at cabin fever level. Luckily for me and unintentionally, today in Downing we found an indoor playground for the boys and right next door...a gym for me!
After a lovely lunch at a small café overlooking the downing harbour we headed to our indoor heavens (they did not open till 12pm or we would have been there sooner).
1.5 hours in the gym for ...
... on the coast at Portsalon. It looks like it could be a seaside village of some sorts but I can’t imagine any weather here where you could go swimming.
I think doing nothing is making me tired as I had a couple of hours sleep on our return and it was a deep sleep.
The Beach Hotel for dinner again. Still cannot find any live Irish music at an early ...
Other places to stay in Letterkenny
Ballyraine, Letterkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $83
- Lacked atmosphere, poor food
- Great Place to stay
Paddy Harte Road, Letterkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- Make your own mind up, I'm glad I did!!
- Incompetant management
- Felt like an airport hotel
Lower Main St, Letterkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Main Street, Letterkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Derry Road, Letterkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $71
- Wedding hotel
- Great Hotel
- Great Hotel
100 Main Street, Letterkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- never again
Ramelton Road, Letterkenny | Hotelfrom $92
245 Ramelton Road, Letterkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $116