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Lahinch is a lively seaside resort, located at the mouth of Liscannor
Bay in County Clare. This is a popular destination for families who
love the fun of the mile-long golden beach, the dunes, the scenic
walks along the Atlantic coast, the swimming and the fishing.
However, it's for surfing and golf that Lahinch has become
internationally known. The village has been a magnet for surfers
since the 1960s, despite some hazardous currents, and in 1972 it
hosted the European Surf Championships. In 2006, some 44 surfers in
Lahinch broke the existing world record for the number of people on
one wave. Windsurfing and kitesurfing are among other watersports
practised here. Meanwhile, Lahinch golf club - "the St Andrew's of
Ireland" - attracts players from all over the world to its
challenging championship courses with their wonderful, windswept
views over the ocean. The village has plenty of attractions of its
own, from welcoming pubs, restaurants, gift shops and galleries to
the Seaworld aquarium, leisure centre, swimming pool and well-
appointed gym. Sight-seers will be impressed by the nearby remains of
Dough Castle, the famously spectacular Cliffs of Moher, only a short
drive away, and the magnificent limestone landscapes of The Burren.
Places to Stay near Lahinch
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
TYF Eco Hotel
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.
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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
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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
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
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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
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.
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Ferryboat Inn and Restaurant
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.
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Hope and Anchor Inn
Fine Food and Comfortable Rooms and the doorstep of the Fishguard Cork
Irish Ferry and pembrokeshire National Park ... More
Ty-Hendre is a superbly appointed cottage which sleeps 4, is situated just a couple of miles out of Fishguard and with lovely pastoral surroundings. The owners have created a delightful conservation area within the 5 ... More
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