Bumblebee Traditional Cottage

Bumblebee Traditional Cottage

Bumblebee Cottage is a traditional thatched cottage located halfway up a rugged Donegal mountain with amazing panoramic views of Fintra Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. This ‘picture postcard’ cottage has recently been renovated and offers all the comforts and facilities one expects from modern-day luxury accommodation.

Bumblebee Cottage is nestled in the very heart of unspoilt Donegal in a tiny village called Fintra. A two-minute drive away to the beautiful Blue Flag beach of Fintra Bay, the cottage is close to many ‘undiscovered’ stunning cove beaches and breathtaking sites, such as Slieve League. The panoramic views of the sea and mountains from Bumblebee Cottage are absolutely breathtaking. You can see six counties from the front door: Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Fermanagh and Galway.

2 bed / sleeps 4

from €600pw

sea views

pet friendly

Bumblebee cottage is as enjoyable in the winter as it is in the summer. When the Donegal rain and wind is howling outside, curl up inside by the gorgeous fire and watch the Atlantic waves crashing below.

There are plenty of board games and DVDs in the cottage to keep you occupied. When the sun is shining, the front garden at Bumblebee Cottage is the perfect sun trap, as it is located in on south-facing hill. It is a great spot for the kids to play whilst you can BBQ local fresh fish sold at the nearby market stalls.

While Bumblebee Cottage is nearly a hundred years old and one of the few remaining thatched cottages around in Ireland today – it has been extensively renovated and re thatched in 2017 to create a cosy cottage atmosphere yet with all the mod cons to make it a compact yet comfortable retreat.

Bumblebee Cottage

Bumblebee Cottage is nestled in the very heart of unspoilt Donegal in a tiny village along the Wild Atlantic way – called Fintra.

Moville to Greencastle Shore Path

This 3km long path skirts the shores of Lough Foyle between the popular seaside resort of Moville and the fishing village of Greencastle….

Fanad Lighthouse

Fanad Lighthouse is one of 70 lighthouses operated by the Commissioners of Irish Lights around the coast of Ireland and plays a vital role in maritime safety.

Porthaw Beach Buncrana Inishowen

This secluded beach is located close to Ned’s Point along the shorefront walk leading to Fr Hegarty’s Rock and Stragill to the north of Buncrana.

The Seaside Village of Rathmullan

Rathmullan, scene of The Flight of the Earls in 1607, is located on the western shores of Lough Swilly and looks across its waters towards the hills of Inishowen.

Irish Traditional Thatched Cottage

Situated in a peaceful location on 6 acres of ground, this idyllic thatched traditional cottage has a humped back bridge on the approach lane with a freshwater stream running underneath.

Moville Pier Inishowen

The pier and shorefront area in the seaside village of Moville, Inishowen. Once used as an emigration point, now popular with fishermen and the local rowing club.

Birds Eye View of Malin Head to Hells Hole

Malin Head (In Irish: Cionn Mhálanna) at the tip of the Inishowen peninsular in County Donegal is the most northern point of Ireland that has a rugged landscape and had a long history of communication with ships.

Glashedy Rock from Ballyliffin Golf Club

The imposing Glashedy Rock is located in Pollan Bay just of the north Inishowen coastline. If you play either of the 2 courses at Ballyliffin Golf Club, several of the holes have panoramic views over the Bay towards the rock.

Teelin Harbour

Located in south west Donegal, Teelin harbour provides shelter from the Atlantic waves and is the departure point of boat trips to the Sliabh League sea cliffs.

Chris Hadfield Space Oddity

During late 2014, Chris Hadfield visited Inishowen and Malin Head to experience Donegal’s section of the Wild Atlantic Way and the recent death of David Bowie brought this visit back to mind.