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Islander’s Rest, Sherkin Island, Cork

A stunning view of Baltimore Harbour     About the place: The Islander’s Rest is a hotel, restaurant and pub, situated on a hill above an old castle on tranquil Sherkin Island.  Sherkin is only a ten-minute ferry ride from Baltimore, but is

The Rising Tide Brasserie, Cork

Beside the tidal estuary of the River Lee     About the place: The award-winning Rising Tide Brasserie is in the village of Glounthaune, beside the tidal estuary of the River Lee, just 10 minutes east of Cork. Ratings: Local

Deasy’s Restaurant, Ring, Clonakilty

Great seafood with views of Clonakilty Bay     About the place: Deasy’s Harbour Bar and Seafood Restaurant is near the pier in the village of Ring, near Clonakilty. It is well-known for its high-quality, innovative seafood dishes.  Clonakilty Bay

Ferry Inn, Salcombe

Great views across the estuary     About the place: The Ferry Inn is located on the waterfront, right by the jetty for the Portlemouth and Kingsbridge ferries.  The lower level bar opens on to a sheltered waterside terrace with excellent

Waterside Coffee Shop, Conwy

On the banks of the Conwy estuary    (Thanks to Bill Pearson for Photos 1 and 2)   About the place: The Waterside Coffee Shop at the RSPB’s Conwy reserve has huge picture windows looking across the lagoon and across to

Pandora Inn, Restronguet

On the edge of a wooded creek in the beautiful Falmouth estuary   About the place: This spectacular setting on the edge of Restronguet Creek is timeless. Parts of the Inn date back to the 13th Century and, with its

White Horse, Brancaster

On the marshland coastline of North Norfolk     About the place: Gloriously situated on the marshland coastline of North Norfolk at Brancaster Staithe, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, with its big blue skies, spectacular sunsets and lots

Waterside Terrace, Slebech Park

Deep in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, South Wales      About the place: Slebech Park is set at the centre of a 600 acre privately owned estate with a commanding position over the upper reaches of the Daucleddau Estuary,