Downings Holiday Homes
Downings is a lovely seaside village located amid the spectacular scenery of north Donegal. The village is blessed with superb beaches and has fine views across Sheephaven Bay to the Ards peninsula (with the remains of Ard House on the point of the peninsula) and the distant flat-topped peak of Muckish.
It has a long standing tradition of tweed making and fishing. Downings is traditionally a Irish speaking area where you are likely to hear Irish spoken but English is the language generally in use. Sheephaven Bay is ideal for water sports and deep sea angling. The Rosapenna Championship Links Golf Course is just half a mile from the village. This small peninsula area jutting out into the Atlantic also has interesting walks and drives.
The rugged landscape of the Rosguil Peninsula also provides the basis for many activities for tourists to enjoy including miles of golden sandy beaches and Water sports such as Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, Windsurfing, Deep Sea Diving, Sea angling & Boat charters. There is also Horse riding, Pitch and Putt and Hill walking and, there are excellent pubs, restaurants for dining out, music and dancing.
Enjoy a swim at the modern Magherabeg Leisure Centre in Downings and the facilities include swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, kids pool and newly opened indoor soft play area for kids and also a bar and restaurant.
For gifts and souvenirs pay a visit to McNutt’s tweed shop and factory outlet. McNutts also have an excellent coffee shop beside the tweed factory. Also Joy’s of Carrigart have some lovely gifts.