Tag: Water Rail

The Ferryboat Inn, Helford

Sixteenth Century Pub overlooking the Helford River     About the place: The Wright Brothers’ Ferry Boat Inn is on the opposite side of the lovely Helford river from the Shipwright Arms (also in Bird and Dine!) It dates back …

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Wineport Lodge, Glasson, Westmeath

On the banks of the beautiful Lough Ree   About the place: The award-winning restaurant at Wineport Lodge offers lakeside and woodland views with fine dining.  The lake hosts large numbers of ducks in the winter, and kingfishers can be found …

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Shipwright’s Arms, Helford

The thatched pub on the river     About the place: This seventeenth-century thatched pub is in one of the most picturesque riverside locations in Cornwall.  Visitors need to park their cars at the top of the hill and stroll …

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Saltholme Cafe, Middlesborough

Panoramic views in the heart of Teeside     About the place: The Cafe at RSPB Saltholme is set in the new, state-of-the-art visitor centre and has large windows, affording panoramic views of the surrounding wetlands.  The reserve is a …

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George III Hotel, Penmaenpool

Set on the magnificent Mawddach Estuary     About the place: The George III Hotel is set on the banks of the magnificent Mawddach Estuary on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.  The historic building was constructed in 1650 …

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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 …

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