- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Foxford
... decided the steeper last 1,000 vertical feet to the summit weren’t in my cards. It was well worth the work of hiking up and down, though, for the spectacular views over island-studded Clew Bay and out towards Clare Island.
So that raises the question, does Mayo (Mayonnaise) come from County Mayo? It sounds like it should. I actually know the answer to the question of where mayonnaise gets its name from, and it’s not in Ireland. Any ...
... a well-patronised tea room in the bustling town of Westport. Locals were enjoying the summer conditions, with many seated outside the cafés and bars that appeared frequently up and down the main street. We opted to sit inside, knowing that if it isn't raining, it will be in 30 minutes. Our determination to follow the Wild Atlantic Way had us exploring peninsulas around Mallaranny before turning towards our final destination for the day at ...
... the road we spied a KFC so dashed in there. So if I have a criticism of Ireland it is lack of toilets! Many of the towns we went through were pretty much shut due to it being a Sunday. No cafes open although some opened later after church.
One of the reasons we got lost was the difference between Southern (Eire) and Northern Ireland. The Navman has to be told which part it's in, and often we don't know as the border is not clear. It is not just a case of the ...
... approved down a floor for them, Hurleys go in, we lock up car etc, they're in our room! The proprietor thought Karen was me! FGS! How can you mix us up??!! We laughed. Had a happy hour in their room, before heading up town 8 pm in broad daylight. Dined then sought some music. We really don't like the trad Irish music. After two no goes, (heaps of bars to pick from, and this was only one short street, we remained in the third choice til ...
Left the farm and drove through Donegal town. Much smaller than I had imagined. Drove past Benbulbin Mountain, centre for mountain biking and climbing.
Went to Belleek to visit the China factory, during in and out of Northern Ireland to get there. We did the guided tour, only us, and learnt all about how this beautiful china is produced. Belleek is on the Donegal Corridor, a ...