Westport Plaza Hotel

Castlebar Street, Westport, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
Prices starting from $159.00

Travel Blogs from Westport

Jumping on the bog

A travel blog entry by travelbee

HE SAID: Unbelievably, today was one of the highlights of the trip. Why, you ask? Because I was able to jump on a bog. For those of you of whom have never jumped on a bog and don't know what it is, let me explain. A bog is a mossy area that grew over water. It's hard enough to walk on, but not good for much else. When someone ten feet away jumps up …

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... abolished all the monasteries. After each successive event, expect the last, the monks would rebuild and carry on. Most, if not all of these places were self sufficient frequently introducing the most up to date methods. Often they were a place of learning too, in these ancient times they were the only places of learning.

Quite a large complex is at Clonmacnoise has several churches, two round towers and a myriad of grave slabs and markers. It sits ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters


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 ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... us as they may well have done centuries ago, I could have become very soggy or burnt to a cinder, nasty!

There are three priories in or close to Adare and a huge manor house that is now a luxury hotel that we certainly didn’t stay at. At the Trinitarian Priory there is a stone dove cote where the friars used to raise pigeons for food. Stone dove cotes are very uncommon.

We drove on down to Kilmallock and had a walk around that town. There ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... are very much a pest now as there are very invasive and taking over the bushland to the detriment of many native species. Also along the roadside in many places are banks of tiny wildflowers, the pink ones she thinks is are native chive. At this time of year the hawthorn is flowering too, so in places these white flowering small trees line the road

Now we are travelling around the ‘Ring of Kerry’, and this weekend the tour busses seem to ...

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This hotel, located on Castlebar Street, Westport, is near Westport House, Westport Golf Club, Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and Clew Bay Archaeological Trail.
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