The Willows, Limavady

The Willows Luxury B & B, Limavady, Northern Ireland

Hotel Review  Location: The Willows comprise a luxury B & B and self catering studios set in three acres of gardens, five minutes drive from the small town of Limavady on Northern Ireland's Causeway Coastal Route.  The walled city of Derry is 40 minutes away whilst City of Derry airport a mere 20 minute drive, …

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Belmore Court and Motel, Enniskillen

Belmore Court and Motel, Enniskillen

Hotel Review Location: Located in the island town of Enniskillen in Northern Ireland's Fermanagh Lakelands, Belmore Court is well positioned just a 10 minute walk from the town centre.  The scenic town is nestled between the Upper and Lower sections of Lough Erne and dominated by its castle.  Enniskillen is conveniently accessible from both Northern …

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Causeway Hotel, Northern Ireland

The Causeway Hotel, Giant’s Causeway

Hotel Review Location: The Causeway Hotel is located in a breathtaking location next to the Giant's Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site on the north Antrim coast of Northern Ireland.  This historic hotel dating from 1836 was the first accommodation provided for travellers to stay close to the famous stones.  Remaining in private ownership until 2001 it …

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Day 9. Lough Erne & Castle Coole – Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

The final day of our road trip had come around much too quickly, a sure sign that we'd been enjoying every minute.  Going down for breakfast at Belmore Court & Motel was one of the best as we started with cereals, fresh fruit, cheese, pastries and yoghurt. If this wasn't enough we then moved onto …

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Enniskillen Castle

Day 8. The Fermanagh Lakelands, Northern Ireland

Staying overnight at the Yeats Country Hotel had been a good option for exploring the Sligo section of the Wild Atlantic Way.  Breakfast was served in the restaurant and seated at a window table we were able to take in the sea views whilst setting ourselves up for the day. After bidding our farewell to the …

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Giant's Causeway

Day 4. Giant’s Causeway & Boat Tour, Northern Ireland

After staying overnight at The Causeway Hotel we started the day with a hearty breakfast in the hotel's elegant dining room to ready ourselves for an action packed day exploring the Giant's Causeway and surrounding coastline. After returning to our room and checking out we didn't have far to go as The Causeway Hotel is …

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Day 3. Hiking & Chocolate Making, Northern Ireland

We awoke refreshed at The Willows after sleeping on such comfortable mattresses in our delightful Aspen bedroom.  Drawing back the curtains we were dismayed to discover it was raining heavily, not a good sign for a planned hiking trip! To lift our spirits we wandered down to the dining room to be greeted by the cheerful …

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St. Eugene's Cathedral, Derry

Day 2. Derry Guildhall & Bogside

We started the day with a leisurely breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express Derry~Londonderry.  After checking out of the hotel and leaving our bags to collect later in the day we walked across the Peace Bridge as we had only viewed it after dark the previous evening.  Since it's opening in 2011 the bridge has …

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Derry Peace Bridge and Centre

Day 1. Exploring Derry, Northern Ireland

This is the first in a series of posts on our recent 10 day road trip across Ireland – starting in Derry/ Londonderry before travelling along the Causeway Coast and then down the Wild Atlantic Way - I hope you enjoy reading. We arrived into City of Derry Airport the previous evening, flying with Loganair …

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Donegall Square, Belfast

Belfast – Top things to see and do

Belfast is the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland and the perfect destination for a city break with a host of attractions to keep the entire family happy. Getting there: By air: Aer-Lingus, British Airways, KLM, Eastern Airways, EasyJet, Ryanair, Jet2 and Wizz Air all operate flights into either George Best City or Belfast International Airport. …

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