Waterman's Lodge

Ballina, County Tipperary, Ireland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $131.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ballina

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... many castles built by the Normans, this one too was built on a site that was originally a Bronze age earthen ring fort. Then the Vikings came in the 8th century and built their wooden forts over the earthen one, then the Normans built their stone one often after burning the wooden one. Who will come next; Alien space invaders:

The tour also included a visit to some of the major rooms of the palace that was built in the late ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... had. We (my sister and my mom) swam at about 7:30 in the morning, and we swam once at night with Lynn too. Mom said that we were probably going to sink to the bottom of the pool cause of all the food we have been eating ( and the gelato ), but surprisingly I didn't. Only I did seem to be best at doggy paddling at the moment. I would zoom down the lane! We swam laps for a good while, and raced some, then to the hot tubs for ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... with meticulous care and work done on the foundations to stabilize them then carefully reconstructed using mortar as near to the original stuff as they could get. One transept has been fully restored and now houses a small museum but it’s not yet open for the season.

At Tarbert we visited a ‘Bridewell’ prison courthouse. This is a particular style of prison named after the one in London. It has only a few cells and there is also a ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... small bays we saw some form of aquaculture but couldn’t determine just what they were farming, could have been muscles or oysters or perhaps something else. No clues in the form of signage or fresh seafood for sale. Only saw fresh eggs for sale at a couple of the small farms.

We took the road over the Healy Pass and that offered some really great views on both sides. The pass was named after Timothy Healy, a local Politian who lobbied for the ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... where we had originally planned to stay - weren't overly impressed) and then on to Charlestown, where we stopped for coffee. We were told there we should head west to Westport via Castlebar, which we duly did. At Castlebar we hunted out a Harvey Norman to buy a plug with a USB port, as my new iPad has proved to be very greedy, and doesn't like to share power supplies, to the extent that after two days of ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in Ballina, is near Rosserk Friary, Ballina Dolmen, Ballina Arts Events Centre, and The Humbert Memorial.
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