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.

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.

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....

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

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

Fahan Self Catering

  Fahan Self Catering - 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...

Carndonagh Donegal

Carndonagh is the main town of northern Inishowen and is an important educational and shopping centre. It is close to Ballyliffin Golf Club.

Just Kayak Moville Donegal

Just Kayak Moville Donegal - Just Kayak is situated in Moville, Co. Donegal, Ireland. We have extensive knowledge of the coastal waters around the Inishowen peninsula and all round the coast of...

Charles Macklin Autumn School

Charles Macklin Autumn School - The  Charles Macklin Autumn School is held annually in the beautiful village of Culdaff on the Inishowen peninsula. This Autumn School honours the memory of local...

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

Lough Foyle to host a leg of a Round the World Yacht Race - DERRY will host a prestigious round the world yacht race in two years’ time. Work has already begun on preparing infrastructure to...

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.

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...

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