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.

Surfing at Culdaff Inishowen

Culdaff is a tiny little village which can be found on the North East coast of the Inishowen Peninsula. Culdaff Blue Flag Beach can be found nearby and is one of the finest surfing spots in the country. It is popular amongst surfers across Europe and a number of surf schools operate from there.

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

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

Redcastle Golf Club Donegal

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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.

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.

The Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge

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Caffe Banba Malin Head

Caffe Banba Malin Head - Caffe Banba is Ireland's most Northerly Bakery and Coffee Shop - but most people affectionately call it the cafe on wheels. Its a small family business (Dominic and his wife...

Moville Self Catering

Moville Self Catering - 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...

Lough Foyle to host a leg of a Round the World Yacht Race

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