Carrig Country House & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Caragh Lake
A view with a room, surely that is a typo and should be a room with a view. But that is definitely not the case. Around 6 pm last night Johan was tired from all the driving and we saw a little road sign to a four star hotel. It was off the main road and into the trees. We immediately decided that it looks like a good idea. We followed the sign and …
... made of slate, and with welcome written on it in Ogham script a secret druidic language. This was also found on the stones at Dunadd fort.
It was getting late, we hadn’t had lunch, so we had a quick snack on our way to the pottery place. It was not so impressive after what we’d just experienced but we had a hot cup of tea. Time for dinner so we drove the rest of the way around the Slea Head drive. The scenery was spectacular, we had the last of the light as ...
... kept. Most of the homes are either built from or have feature walls using the local stone which has a red strain thru it, they all look very nice and snug. We had a stop for a photo at Lake Leane then onto a shop that was a bit of a setup. An hour stop at a shop witth nothing else to do. The good thing was they met us at the door with an Irish coffee, took the edge off being forced to hang around for an hour. Off again and we pass thru some peat bog ...
... while I was in the water. The 5km hike was also very beautiful, and I was joined by an unexpected companion. A border collie on a field saw me walk by, jumped out of the bushes and joined me for most of the trip. I was delighted with the company, but a little worried he wouldn't find his way home and someone would think I kidnapped their dog. I named him Buddy. Just before the beach Buddy ran ahead of me and I turned the corner to see two older ladies ...
... made our last stop in Killarney. It was a beautifully quant town that seemed a little more metropolitan than Dingle, although that’s not saying much, with cobblestone streets. We stopped into a wool store to take and look at sweaters. After some deliberation I ended up with a beautiful cream-colored sweater with a big collar. I’ve worn it a few times since I bought it and it is actually warmer than my Northface jacket. The Irish know their ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet