Travel Blogs from Bantry
Cycled 30 miles from Eyries to Kenmare. A very pleasant cycle along the northern coast of Beara, along rolling hills. Stopped for a little hike up to a stone circle, somehow missed the larger stone circle along this route. Arrived in Kenmare early enough to wash some laundry. Probably the highlight of the day ...
... a walk along the cliffs. Not so much rain today but still low cloud and mist. As I write now it is raining but still very beautiful. During the evening some students watch english movies, tonight they are watching the Beatrix Potter one or if the weather allows go for a walk (this evening it doesn't allow). There are always reminders that we're still on planet earth, every holiday has to have a money story. After a walk along the cliffs this afternoon we ...
... volume, the dog immediately started running back. With the whistle, I'm sure he could've controlled the dogs from a few miles away.
We also listened to some good Irish music, ate some good food (baileys and sea salt ice cream!), and got a good haircut in Killarney, but the one thing Killarney is missing is a hilarious city name. Fortunately, we're planning to fix that ...
... found our B&B for us and if she ever recommends one, take her advice. Dromcloc House is absolutely wonderful. Now it isn't the most modern and up-to-date, but the host and hostess (and their daughter and grandson who helped with breakfasts) are warm and welcoming, and the rooms adequate size (we had two twins) as are the en suites. D and Granny had the room on the end with a view of Bantry Bay and Whiddy Island. (More stairs for Granny's knees to complain ...
... to the Killarney Rent-A-Bike - the shop owner was extremely helpful - especially when we found out that the boats to take us up the 3 lakes only go once a day and they were leaving in 20 minutes! We also found ourselves short on Cash because the bikes and the boat were cash only! (15 Euro Per Person for the bike AND the boat ride). The shop owner, knowing we were short on time, gave us directions to Ross's Castle where the boats would pick us up ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center