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The charming village of Lorrha is situated in the northern part of Tipperary, just a few miles from the place where the River Shannon flows into the shimmering waters of Lough Derg. This is a scenic, tranquil area of the county, where visitors can relax and enjoy exploring leafy lanes, handsome country estates and ancient buildings. Lorrha, despite its small size, has more than its share of important historic sights, being located at the site of an old monastic settlement. The ruins of St Ruadhan's Abbey date from 1000 AD, and the adjacent remains of two high crosses are even older, from 750 AD. There are two other atmospheric, ruined abbeys here - Augustinian and Dominican - as well as Lackeen Castle, established in the 12th Century and rebuilt in the 1500s. The famous Stowe Missal, an early Irish mass book, was found in the castle walls, and now resides in Dublin's Royal Irish Academy. Just outside Lorrha, the imposing Portumna Castle and its gardens are well worth visiting, as is the renovated Redwood Castle. Sports fans will find plenty to do in Lorrha's surrounding countryside. Lough Derg, Ireland's third- biggest lake, accommodates fishing, sailing, pleasure cruising, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking.

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Blackthorn Farm (143.66 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

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Boathouse Hotel (144.24 miles)

Boathouse Hotel

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Just 4 minutes from Holyhead's ferry port and with fabulous views overlooking the marina, the Boathouse Hotel offers en suite accommodation, fresh food, a bar and free parking. On the edge of ... More

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Witchingham B&B (144.67 miles)

Witchingham B&B
The Witchingham is located close to Holyhead Port (with ferries departing daily to Dunlaoghaire -Stena Line and Dublin -Irish Ferries) and close to Holyhead Railway Station. Both can be accessed by foot over the Celtic ... More | visit website
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Holyhead Lodge (144.72 miles)

Holyhead Lodge
The Holyhead Lodge is located just a 5-minute walk from Holyhead Station and 1-mile from the beach. Lodges include a kitchenette, living area with flat-screen TV and free parking. Kitchens at the lodge include a microwave, ... More | visit website
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Wavecrest (144.79 miles)


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Ideally located 100 yards from the beach yet just only 3 minutes from the ferry/rail terminal and 2 minutes walk into the town centre for pubs and eating places. All rooms at ... More

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Travelodge Holyhead (144.84 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Trearddur Bay Hotel (145.20 miles)

Trearddur Bay Hotel
The hotel has the immediate advantage of a magnificent location, with 36 bedrooms and friendly, efficient staff. It is a hotel with a distinct character and wide appeal where each guest receives the best ... More | visit website
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Sunnyside Holiday Cottage (146.80 miles)

Sunnyside Holiday Cottage

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Sunnyside provides excellent accommodation on 2/3 floors for familes and groups wishing to stay in the popular village of Four Mile Bridge, near Trearddur Bay and Rhoscolyn and their sandy ... More


Warpool Court Hotel (147.93 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 (148.28 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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