Buncrana Holiday Homes

Buncrana is located at the mouth of the Crana River on the east bank of Lough Swilly. The town’s Irish name means “Foot of the River Crana” and one of its delights is the walk under beech, maple and lime trees beside the brown waters of the River Crana. It is the principal town of the Inishowen Peninsula and has a wide range of shops, bars, hotels and restaurants. A new car ferry service, in operation June – September, connects Buncrana with Rathmullan on the opposite side of the Lough.

Along the seafront walk, a new kids play area with an all-weather surface, has recently been built and this superb free facility can provide hours of entertainment for children of all ages. For the golf enthusiast there is a small 9 hole course within the town boundary while the 18 hole course at Lisfannon is a short 5 min. drive along the coast. The Crana is probably one of the finest salmon fishing rivers in the northwest and day licences are available from the local angling club.

Cecil's Cottage at Ballinarry

Cecil's Buncrana

On first seeing Cecils Cottages you could be forgiven for thinking that this wonderful traditional style building has been part of the local landscape for generations.

Shanton House

Shanton House is located on an elevated site overlooking the town of Buncrana and enjoys panoramic views across Lough Swilly to the hills of the Fanad peninsula.

The Coffee Cup Inishowen

Situated 1 min walk from Buncrana’s Main Street, The Coffee Cup serves fresh sandwiches,chopped salads and fine coffee in a relaxed setting. Now, also based at Dunree Fort.

Inch Island Self Catering

Inch Island Self Catering - Inch Island is connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway and is largely fertile on it's eastern side while its western side has steep mountain sides and a a...

Fort Dunree Military Museum

Fort Dunree Military Museum - Perched on a headland overlooking Lough Swilly, Fort Dunree is a military museum that incorporates a Napoleonic Martello  tower into more recent World War I defences....

Castle View Cottage Inch Island

Castle View Cottage Inch Island – 3 bedroom holiday home located near the southern shores of Inch Island on Lough Swilly, Co Donegal. The holiday home takes its name from the nearby ruins of an old O’ Doherty clan castle.

Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium

The Inishowen Maritime Museum in Greencastle Co Donegal was opened to the public in 1994 with the assistance of the Inishowen Community Development Limited, the EU Leader Programme and the...

Malin Head Ireland’s Most Northerly Point

Malin Head Ireland’s Most Northerly Point – Banba’s Crown is a little bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit along Inishowen’s Wild Atlantic Way.

Firebox Grill Fahan

Firebox Grill Fahan – Speaking from a personal viewpoint you will not find a better surf and turf in the North of Ireland, couple this great food with real Donegal warmth and atmosphere and you will find one of the finest eateries in the country.

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana Station operates two lifeboats – one inshore lifeboat and another all-weather Shannon Class lifeboat

Doagh Island Famine Village

Doagh Island Famine Village - In brief, the Famine Village is an outdoor museum that tells the story of life in the area from the Famine back in the 1840s, through the 1900s to the present day....

Inch Island Wildfowl Reserve

Inch Island Wildfowl Reserve is the most important wetland in the North West and comes complete with an international ecological status. It has an otherworldly feel to it and you are acutely aware that you are experiencing an area of great ecological significance.

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