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Articles tagged as "St John’s Point Down"

Irish Landmark Trust Early Booking Discount

June 14, 2019

10 % off a stay at an Irish Landmark Trust property.

50 Amazing Places to Stay Around Ireland

April 23, 2019

All of us at Irish Landmark are so proud that 5 of or properties are listed in The Irish Times ‘50 amazing places to stay around Ireland‘ .    In fact, you might count 6 of our properties in the list – but we’re going to be very honest and tell you that Wicklow Lighthouse […]

Game of Thrones – Location, Location, Location

March 20, 2019

  With the final series of the terrific production and multi-award winning HBO series, Game of Thrones,  about to hit screens, the Titanic Exhibition Centre (TEC) Belfast will be launching the Game of Thrones traveling exhibition on April 11th and run until September 1st.

Shine a Light on Summer

May 4, 2018

After the recent weather bashing, we could all do with spending the next few months seizing all the sun light available to us. Great Lighthouses of Ireland are setting this tone very nicely with their upcoming May bank holiday festival entitled ‘Shine a Light on Summer’, which is taking place from Saturday 5th to Monday […]

Nature Escapes at St.John’s Point, Co.Down

March 8, 2018

Nourish and revive your connections with nature and the natural world. Book a ‘Grass -Roots’ Getaway at Ketch or Sloop at St.John’s Point Trail the path of a lightkeeper and rest in the comfort of our cosy cottages at the foot of this rugged and remote coastline. Two lightkeeper cottages are available with the potential […]

Aspirations for 2017

February 1, 2017

How has January passed for you? Have you embarked on the new chapters promised for 2017? January can get a bad press. It feels like a month created to survive versus a month designed to live. Resolutions can be cruel at a time when the weather is bleak and the days are short. For this […]

Halloween Festivities

October 12, 2016

The ancient Celts believed that the seasonal changeover from light to dark created a portal where spirits, banshees and pukas could easily transgress the boundaries of the living and dead. During the festival of Samhain, bonfires were lit and disguises worn as measures to ward off evil spirits. Halloween in Ireland is still loaded with tradition, with tales of […]

County Down recognised as one of Top 100 Green Destination in the World!

September 29, 2016

This week County Down won the prestigious title of Top 100 Sustainable Destination!  This award recognises destinations around the world that cherish and celebrate their authenticity, their biodiversity and nature, their cultural values, their local community and entrepreneurs, and their environment for future generations of citizens and travellers. Two of our properties, St. Helen’s Tower […]

Falling asleep under the beams of a lighthouse…

September 13, 2016

“The country road narrows towards the end of the peninsula, trees disappear, and as we curve around the last bend, the lighthouse comes into view, a tall yellow-and -black striped tower watching over the sea…” These are the words of the travel writer Yvonne Gordon in last weekend’s The Guardian. She describes a visit and […]

Irish Landmark Trust and National Heritage Week

September 8, 2016

As part of National Heritage Week, we opened the doors to a selection of our historic properties, offering visitors a special opportunity to explore our unique holiday homes. Generally, it is only the overnight guest who experiences the warmth, beauty and cultural significance of our accommodations. However, on Sunday the 28th August 2016, reservations for […]