Inishowen Holiday Homes

Find your perfect holiday rental on the Inishowen Peninsula.

Ballyliffin Holiday Homes

Ballyliffin

Ballyliffin is located in north Inishowen and has one of the finest golf courses in the country. The village has three hotels, a shop and Post Office while a short walk takes you to the spectacular Pollan Strand with its powerful Atlantic waves. Nearby attractions include the popular Doagh Island Visitor’s Centre which tells of life during famine times in north Donegal.  view holiday homes

 

Buncrana Holiday Homes

Buncrana

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.  view holiday homes

 

Burt Holiday Homes

Burt

The villages of Burt and Bridgend are located in the fertile plain that stretches from Derry City and Lough Foyle to Inch Island and Lough Swilly. The ancient ring fort of Aileach, pictured left, perched on a rounded hilltop is testimony to the historic and strategic importance of this ‘gateway’ to Inishowen and Donegal.     view holiday homes

 

Carndonagh holiday homes

Carndonagh

Carndonagh is the main town of northern Inishowen and is an important educational and shopping centre. The local area has been an ecclesiastical centre of note for many centuries. Best known of its historical and archaeological remains is the 7th century Donagh Cross, located along the western approach to the town. Not far away are the attractive small towns or villages of Malin and Culdaff. Malin is a past winner of the title of Ireland’s tidiest town.   view holiday homes

 

Culdaff holiday homes

Culdaff

Culdaff is located 8km north of Carndonagh to the north of the Inishowen peninsula. The village is visually charming and its present design dates from the 18th century. Each autumn the village and surrounding area celebrates the life and work of the 18th century playwright Charles Macklin who was born close-by. Inishowen Holiday Homes  view holiday homes

 

Clonmany holiday homes

Clonmany

Clonmany is located along in the northern part of Inishowen and is ideal as a base for touring the peninsula and beyond to the Giant’s Causeway via the car ferry service at Greencastle. The village is surrounded by a treasure trove of outstanding natural beauty, historic landmarks, intriguing characters and genuine traditional Irish pubs. view holiday homes

 

Fahan holiday homes

Fahan

Fahan is located in County Donegal, 8 miles from the historic city of Derry, on the east bank of Lough Swilly. Nestled at the base of the Inishowen hills and overlooking the broad expanse of the Lough the village makes the base for a touring holiday of Donegal. Buncrana, 4 miles to the north along the coast, is the main town in Inishowen and has many fine pubs and restaurants. It also has a public swimming pool and 9 hole golf course.    view holiday homes

 

Glengad holiday homes

Glengad

Glengad is a traditional fishing village located some 10 miles from Ireland’s most northerly point, Malin Head. This whole area and its people have a close affinity with the sea – the rugged landscape looks out over the Atlantic Ocean with views of Inishtrahull and Rathlin Islands and further out to sea to the western islands of Scotland.   view holiday homes

 

Greencastle holiday homes

Greencastle

Greencastle, a lovely little seaside-fishing village, is situated on the east side of the Inishowen Peninsula, at the narrow mouth of Lough Foyle looking towards Magilligan Point. A car ferry connects the village with north County Derry and from there it’s a relatively short drive to the Giant’s Causeway. Derry, or the Maiden City as it’s sometimes called, the second largest city in Northern Ireland is only 30 minutes drive from Greencastle.  view holiday homes

 

Inch Island holiday homes

Inch island

Inch Island is connected to the mainland by a causeway and is largely fertile on it’s eastern side while its western side has steep mountain sides and a a coastline punctuated by little harbours and a sandy beaches. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is largely undiscovered as a holiday destination within Donegal. A 20 min. drive takes you to the historic City of Derry while Inishowen’s main town, Buncrana, is a 15 min. drive to the north.  view holiday homes

 

Malin holiday homes

Malin

Malin is one of the most northerly villages in Ireland and has in the recent past been the recipient of the coveted accolade of “Ireland’s Tidiest Town” not once, but twice! The village is laid out along each side of a triangular shaped green area, beautifully decorated by flower beds and bordered by trees. As you approach the village from the south you cross over a unique ten-arched stone bridge believed to be the only one of its kind in the country.   view holiday homes

 

Malin Head holiday homes

Malin Head

Malin Head; though not actually a town, has become a fairly large community, steadily growing as more new houses are being built. It has always been a strategically important part of the country, where observation posts and signal towers were erected to keep an eye on shipping movements passing the northern coast. From the Spanish Armada, to the French fleet during the Napoleonic Wars, and more recently, during the two world wars.   view holiday homes

 

Moville holiday homes

Moville

Moville is located on the banks of Lough Foyle and is only a 30 min drive from the historic city of Derry. One of Donegal’s heritage towns, Moville takes it’s name from the Irish Maghbile, which means “Plain of the Ancient Tree”. A few miles to the north lies the fishing port of Greencastle where you can catch a car ferry across the Foyle to Magilligan – and onwards to the many beautiful sites of the Northern Irish coastline.   view holiday homes

 

Muff holiday homes

Muff

Muff (Irish: Magh) is a small town in County Donegal in the northwest of Ireland and is regarded as the gateway to Ireland’s most northerly peninsula, Inishowen.. It is located a few miles from the Walled City of Derry on the road to Moville on the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It is a village which has experienced great growth in population in the last decade, which has seen people from Northern Ireland move across the border.   view holiday homes

 

Quigley's Point Holiday Homes

Quigley’s Point

Quigley’s Point is located on the eastern shores of Inishowen and overlooks the wide expanse of Lough Foyle. To the south is the historic city of Derry and to the north lie the villages of Moville and Greencastle. A car ferry links Greencastle with Magilligan and from there it’s only a short drive to the Giant’s Causeway. The village and its surrounding countryside provide an ideal base for an Inishowen Holiday Homes holiday.  view holiday homes

 

Redcastle holiday homes

Redcastle

Redcastle is located along the eastern shores of Lough Foyle,12 miles from the Walled City of Derry. To the north are the seaside villages of Moville and Greencastle and across the lough one has views of Magilligan Point and Benevinagh Mountain. The Redcastle Hotel is set among mature woodland and has its own health spa and 9-hole parkland golf course. Adjacent to the hotel there is a large indoor kids playground.  view holiday homes

 

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....

Malin Head Self Catering

Malin Head Self Catering - Malin Head; though not actually a town, has become a fairly large community, steadily growing as more new houses are being built. It has always been a strategically...

North West Ireland Golf Destination

North West Ireland Golf Destination - The North and West Coast Links of Ireland has been named  “European Golf Destination of the Year 2011” by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators...

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....

SeaFest Lough Swilly

Celebrating our Coastal Environment Although only established in 2011, Seafest Lough Swilly has already made a name for itself among Ireland’s maritime festivals. It is truly a festival for...

Greencastle Golf Club

Greencastle Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole links course which is located on the Inishowen Peninsula close to the entrance of Lough Foyle.

Quigley’s Point Self Catering Donegal

Quigley's Point Self Catering Donegal - Quigley's Point is located on the eastern shores of Inishowen and overlooks the wide expanse of Lough Foyle. To the south is the historic city of Derry and to...

Cycle Inishowen

Cycling enthusiasts looking for an unforgettable experience will find it in Ireland’s most northerly peninsula – a spectacular landscape dotted with castles, ancient monuments, picturesque towns,...

The Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge

  The Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge The Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge is a 10 mile International event which has developed significantly since the opening event in 2010 which attracted close to 500...

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.

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