Horsham to Preston (yes I know Preston is neither in the highlands or on an island..well apart from the big one that is Great Britain… but it was a pretty good en route stopping point so we didn’t have to drive quite so far in one day) We stopped off en-route at Kinver Edge rock […]Read more "Highlands and Islands April / May 2019"
Waking up with the Atlantic Ocean on the doorstep is pretty awesome I can tell you 😊 It was so nice that we just sat there for a while looking at it. I was attempting to play my new whistle, but I am going to need practice 🙂 Once Mark got sick of my squeaky […]Read more "Irish Advanturing – part 6"
This is getting to be a long series! I was so excited by the flying shed and conquering a tiny mountain that I forgot to tell you about the awesome place we stayed in Castletownbere! It was right on the edge of the inlet opposite Bere Island and the site itself was called Bere Haven […]Read more "Irish Advanturing – Part 5"
Wednesday: The day of the flying shed! No, I am not kidding…well more or less not kidding… We decided to make a trip out to Dursley Island off the end of the Beara Peninsula, it is a relatively small island and only accessible via Ireland’s only cable car… The drive out there was extremely picturesque, […]Read more "Irish Advanturing – part 4"
Tuesday morning started with a donkey trying to eat my sleeve… it’s ok though, he wasn’t vicious about it, I probably shouldn’t have tried to stroke his nose before breakfast! After this donkey drama we set off to the local shops for supplies, this is noteworthy for two reasons, the first is that the name […]Read more "Irish Advanturing – part 3"
This third morning of our adventure took us to a second abbey of the holiday Timoleague Abbey. This is a ruined abbey on the edge of the town of Timoleague. It managed to escape the dissolution of the monasteries only to be burned and asset stripped by Cromwell. Actually is soldiers, probably not himself… It […]Read more "Irish Advanturing – part 2"
We have only been on our Irish Advanture for 3 days but it feels like much much longer! In a good way…obviously 😊 We have already seen so many things and been to so many places that it feels like we have been here at least a week! The first day was spend mostly on […]Read more "Irish Advantureing – part 1"