The Clarion Hotel, Sligo

I recently stayed in The Clarion Hotel, Sligo (now The Clayton Hotel, as of December 2016) and I have to say it's a really lovely place. What I liked a lot about the hotel is how close it is to all the local amenities.  It's handy for Sligo town, it takes about 10-15 minutes to... Continue Reading →

Florence Court, Enniskillen

A few weeks ago I went to Florence Court in County Fermanagh, it's a beautiful place run by the National Trust. The house itself is 18th century although I didn't go into the house mainly because of the price, it was £4.50 per adult to walk around the gardens and an extra £4.09 to do... Continue Reading →

Marble Arch Caves

The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is host to one of Europe's finest showcaves allowing visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers. I decided to head up there today even though I've been a few times before.  There is usually a boat that brings visitor into the caves... Continue Reading →

Our visit to Hull

This is a long overdue blog. In October the kids and I went to Hull for a couple of days. I've never been there before so didn't really know what to expect, I'd used tripadvisor to find out places of interest that we could visit. We flew into Liverpool airport so it was a fair... Continue Reading →

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