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Carrigaline is a bustling town that has retained all the charm, atmosphere and community spirit of the village it once was. Only seven or eight miles from the historic city of Cork, Carrigaline enjoys a picturesque location at the head of the Owenabue River and Estuary, and is surrounded by wonderful countryside and opportunities for outdoor sports. Its oldest habitable building is Ballea Castle, which stands on tall, forested cliffs overlooking the river at Ballea Bridge. The famous White Horse, a painting on the cliff face below the castle, is one of the town's best-loved landmarks, another being a much more recent artwork - the stainless steel heron sculpture at the main roundabout, placed there to mark the Millennium. Just a few miles outside Carrigaline, on a peninsula, lie Currabinny Woods, whose broad pathways through largely deciduous forests make for some tremendously scenic walks. A little closer to town, the historic St John's Holy Well is worth seeing. Carrigaline is an ideal base for exploring the countless attractions of county Cork, and it's only minutes away from a number of beaches where sailing, fishing and surfing are popular activities. Golfers may choose from a variety of championship courses in the locality.

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Warpool Court Hotel (133.35 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 (133.91 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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Felindre Cottages (137.14 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

Quality Cottages (137.77 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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Lochmeyler Farm Guest House (139.75 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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Y-Grisiau-Tri-Deg-Naw (140.85 miles)


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Just yards from an award winning sandy beach with rock pools at low tide, this attractive and very comfortable property is perfect for family holidays. Broad Haven ... More

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Cuffern Manor (142.40 miles)

Cuffern Manor
Jayne and Julian welcome you to stay in their grade 2 Georgian manor house in the heart of Pembrokeshire. A few miles from stunning coastal scenery, you can be assured of a friendly welcome and ... More | visit website
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Firstone Holiday Cottages (142.46 miles)

Firstone Holiday Cottages

Three modern cottages pleasantly situated amidst rolling fields and countryside, central to many attractions.

Sleeps 4-5 comfortably. 10 mins by car to sandy coastline & beaches. Situated in Walwyns Castle, 10 mins from Haverfordwest ... More | visit website

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Welcome Traveller Inn (143.71 miles)

Welcome Traveller Inn
If you come to Pembrokeshire for exhilarating activities or simply to get peace, you can rest assure that your stay at the Welcome Traveller Inn we will provide you with the best relaxation you could ... More | visit website
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Lord Nelson (143.85 miles)

Lord Nelson

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Situated in the heart of the community, the Lord Nelson offers convenient accommodation in a thriving public house.
A short walk from the railway station, this family-friendly pub boasts a selection of ... More

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