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Kingswood is a residential district on the outskirts of Dublin, approximately nine miles south-west of the city centre. Visitors like the area as a base for exploring all the history, arts, culture, architecture, entertainment and nightlife for which Dublin is world- famous, and for touring the surrounding countryside. Kingswood has its own convenient shopping centre, and the local Tynan Park has several points of interest. Named after the poet Katharine Tynan who once lived in a house beside the park, it contains the remains of the 17th Century Kingswood Castle, burned down in the mid-1600s by Irish revolutionaries little more than twenty years after the building was completed. Also in the park is a mound capped with a stone ruin - not a motte and bailey castle, as is often thought, but a wedding venue, never completely finished. Kingswood is located between the busy suburbs of Clondalkin and Tallaght, in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains. Tallaght is great for shopping, cinema and socialising, while Clondalkin offers fabulous coarse and trout fishing in the angling lakes in Corkagh Demesne Park, a beautiful expanse of changing rural landscapes and sports facilities. Clondalkin also boasts the scenic Grange Castle golf club. Another excellent course, at Newlands Golf Club, is also close.

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Blackthorn Farm (70.57 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 (71.02 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 (71.46 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 (71.57 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 (71.59 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 (71.69 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 (72.18 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 (73.83 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

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Hotel Cymyran (75.47 miles)

Hotel Cymyran

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Enjoying spectacular views of the Snowdonia mountain range, this family-run hotel offers a warm welcome on the west coast of Anglesey, just minutes away from the beach. During your stay, the team ... More

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Salem Fach (75.67 miles)

Salem Fach

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Commanding panoramic countryside views, this charming and very comfortable cottage is perfectly located for exploring the delightful island of Anglesey, with its beautiful sandy beaches, historic monuments ... More

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