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Tullow is a small, attractive market town, and a favourite spot for anglers, in the north-east region of County Carlow. It's situated on the River Slaney, which flows under a bridge beside the town's former Methodist church - a picturesque stone building that's now been converted into a museum. Here, visitors may learn about local history through the ages and, in particular, about Fr John Murphy, one of the leaders of the 1798 Irish Rebellion. Fr Murphy was captured and executed in the Market Square, where his statue stands today. Tullow provides an ideal base for outdoor activities, from canoeing and coarse and game fishing in the Slaney and Barrow rivers to golfing amid beautiful lakes and mountain views at the Mount Wolseley championship course. The surrounding countryside offers excellent walking and riding opportunities, while Carlow town, with its shops, restaurants and family activities, is less than ten miles away. Dublin City is not much more than an hour's drive from Tullow, which is also well placed for exploring the sights of north Wexford and south Wicklow. One big local attraction well worth visiting is the 16th Century Altamont House, whose beautiful 100-acre gardens are feted as the most romantic in all of Ireland.

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Felindre Cottages (89.01 miles)

Felindre Cottages
The two timber lodges at Felindre are surrounded by farmland in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

It is just five minutes walk through the fields to the Coastal Path and the picturesque fishing ... More | visit website

Warpool Court Hotel (89.43 miles)

Warpool Court Hotel
Situated in its own grounds, overlooking the wild Atlantic with its offshore islands of Skomer and Ramsey, Warpool Court has unrivalled views. Easy walking distance to the Pembrokeshire coastal path and the 'city' centre of ... More
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TYF Eco Hotel (89.68 miles)

TYF Eco Hotel

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Attached to a converted 19th century windmill in rural St. David's, this homely and environmentally conscious hotel is an ideal base for a range of outdoor activities. Situated just off a ... More

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Woodlands Hall Hotel (91.00 miles)

Woodlands Hall Hotel
Woodlands Hall Hotel is a charming country house hotel is located in a secluded position in Edern on the beautiful LLeyn Peninsula in North Wales.

The Woodlands Hall Hotel, situated on the idyllic ... More | visit website

Quality Cottages (91.28 miles)

Quality Cottages
Wonderful Wales within such a tiny country we have so much squeezed in to see, do and learn. Quality Cottages have for 50 years, been offering both the best of holiday cottages in ... More
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Gwyndy (91.39 miles)


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Just a short stroll from a sandy beach, this modern, comfortably furnished single storey property makes an ideal base for summer seaside holidays and winter escapes. Situated ... More

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Blackthorn Farm (92.14 miles)

Blackthorn Farm

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Blackthorn farm is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and most rooms have fantastic views. We are minutes from the ferry terminal in Holyhead for sailings to Ireland. ... More


Hope and Anchor Inn (92.26 miles)

Fine Food and Comfortable Rooms and the doorstep of the Fishguard Cork Irish Ferry and pembrokeshire National Park ... More
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Ferryboat Inn and Restaurant (92.37 miles)

Ferryboat Inn and Restaurant

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Offering quality en suite rooms and forecourt parking, 500 metres from Fishguard ferry port, this is the nearest accommodation provider to Europcar and Hertz car hire, ideal for visiting Pembrokeshire. The 4-star ... More

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Lochmeyler Farm Guest House (92.64 miles)

Lochmeyler Farm Guest House
A 220 acre working dairy farm in the centre of the St Davids Penninsular. 3 miles from coastal path. Luxury facilities, 5 stars Visitwales, 5 Diamond AA, Visitwales Gold Award. We have 7 en-suite bedrooms, ... More | visit website

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