Westport Country Lodge Hotel
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... harvested to provide peat for the local electricity generating plant. About 100m length of it was located but only 18m has been lifted, preserved, and put on public display. Although now housed in a building it is in the exact same location. Lifting it, preserving it and relaying was a very labour intensive exercise and expensive too. My humans read all about it.
The trackway was built by the Celtic people across a bog, but it’s not ...
Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...
... 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 ...
... quite, well, not really lost, but not where we had planned to go. D had taken a wrong turn and on these very narrow roads sometimes it’s a damn long way before there is space enough to turn, so he kept on thinking that we would come to the other road. It didn’t happen. Eventually, about 20k’s later we got back to our starting point, or thereabouts and set off again. We climbed over the Ballaghbeama Pass, stopping at the top while I posed for ...
... 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 ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility