Sunday, January 8, 2012

10 Most Romantic Places in Ireland

The beauty of the Irish landscape has an almost spiritual quality and a mythic resonance, which speaks of age-old legends and folklore. Each location in Ireland has a story to tell that has been handed down through the generations. Ireland is truly a heaven for romance. Here each scenery is full of stories.

So here I have compiled some of the most romantic places in Ireland. I may have missed out some so do share your favorite in comment section.
Lakes of Killarney

The Lakes of Killarney are a renowned scenic attraction located near Killarney, County Kerry, in Ireland. It is full of Lakes, green landscapes and mountains. It’s undoubtedly a perfect lover heaven.(Google Map Location)
Cliff of Moher

Cliff of Moher is sheer wonder of nature. It is beside a magnificent stretch of coastline. The cliffs rise 394 feet above the Atlantic Ocean and the view is spectacular. A must if you’re visiting Ireland’s west coast.(Location on Google Maps)
Castle Leslie, Co. Monaghan

Castle Leslie offers regal sanctuary in the most unusual, enchanting and luxurious accommodation set in 1,000 acres of ancient woodland and glittering lakes. Spoil yourself and spend a remarkable week-end living like a King and Queen.(Location on Google Map)
Kinsale, Co. Cork

Kinsale is one of the most picturesque villages in Ireland with beautiful buildings, a golf course. Fantastic restaurants and intimate pubs snugly tucked away on its narrow streets. It’s a fantastic place to spend a few romantic nights.(Location on Google Maps)
Bunratty Castle, Co. Clare

Bunratty Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland. Each evening medieval banquets are put on and you are treated as guests at a medieval court complete with singers and musicians. Phone ahead to the organizers and inform them of your intention to propose to your beloved and they will arrange a minstrel serenading your lady.(Location on Google Maps)
Ross Castle, Lough Sheelin, Co. Meath

Sleep a night in the haunted Ross Castle on the banks of Lough Sheelin. The ghost of Sabina Nugent is said to roam the flagstones of the castle. Sabina died of a broken heart and to this day she haunts the castle, searching of for her lover. How about spending a romantic evening snuggled away in such a palace of romance.(Location on Google Maps)
Waterford Castle

A 15th century castle, it sits on an island in the River Suir, and the castle can only be reached by its own private ferry. If you are planning a honeymoon, or you’re just a hopeless romantic, Waterford Castle is the place for you.(Location on Google Maps)
Inistiogue, County Kilkenny

Inistiogue is a great place to go with your nearest and dearest, set in amongst rolling green countryside and beautiful woodlands. It’s a favorite romantic haven for many Irish people and an ideal place to declare your love.(Location on Google Maps)
Adare Manor, County Limerick

At the Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort course, u will enjoy luxurious treatment rooms, world-class dining facilities, fishing, shopping, sightseeing and a host of other estate activities guaranteed to pamper you in style.(Location on Google Maps)
Whitefriar Church, Dublin

Go spend some time in the home of remains the actual patron saint of Lovers – Saint Valentine! His remains are interred in Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin. It has become a pilgrimage for those seeking love, celebrating love and indeed cursing love! But what an ideal place to propose to your beloved!(Location on Google Maps)

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