Carrick Holiday Cottages

The village of Carrick, located in south west Donegal is an ideal base from which to explore the impressive Slieve League marine cliffs and a centre for Donegal handcrafts and traditional music. The archaeology of the Glencolmcille area (6 miles away) is world renowned with the highest density of monuments and standing stones in Western Europe – Glencolmcille also provides a folk village museum and a newly opened golf course beside splendid rugged coastal scenery.

Mountain walks – for the visitor who seeks their pleasure in outdoor pursuits there is no better place in Ireland than the coastal walks of Sliabh League. Diving – the pollution free waters along the south west coast make it an ideal area for sub aqua diving. Mailnbeg and Teelin are the most main bases, with compressor facilities available at the Malinmore Adventure Centre. Windsurfing: three excellent beaches together with many lakes make Carrick a natural centre for such activity.

Hang gliding: the hang gliding association of Ireland has indicated that nearby Glencolmcille is a most suitable part of north-west Ireland for practice and training.

Rock Cottage Carrick

Rock Cottage Carrick

Country Markets in Donegal

Country Markets in Donegal are indoor that generally operate one day a week to market the shareholders’ fresh farm, garden and home produce and handcrafts

Nancy’s Bar, Ardara

Nancys Bar, Ardara is renowned for its bar food and for its music sessions. With a bit of luck you could end up in the middle of a traditional music session after your bar meal.

The James Byrne Fiddle Summer School

The James Byrne Fiddle Summer School - Ceol sa Ghleann is a traditional arts project based in Glencolmcille, in South West County Donegal. It was set up over 20 years ago by the late Donegal fiddler...

Narin Blue Flag Beach

rin Blue Flag Beach is located close to the town of Glenties on the western coast of Donegal. This fine sandy beach is over two kilometres long.

The Donegal Craft Village

The Donegal Craft Village is situated 1.5km south of the historic town of Donegal. This attractive facility was established in 1985. Today it joins the An Clachan Art & Craft Gallery (Gweedore) and the Letterkenny Craft and Design Studio as one of the main showcases for contemporary arts and crafts in County Donegal.

Ardara Festival Capital of Donegal

Ardara Festival Capital of Donegal - Poised on the neck of three peninsulas the heritage town of Ardara is situated on the Owentocker River and has the rolling Bulestack Mountains as a  scenic...

Narin and Portnoo Golf Club

Narin and Portnoo Golf Club - situated in the beautiful seaside village of Narin in southwest Donegal. Enjoying sweeping views over Gweebarra Bay this friendly golf club is regarded as one of the...

Slieve League Donegal

The Slieve League cliffs, situated on the south West coast of Donegal, are said to be among the highest marine cliffs in Europe. The cliffs rise almost 2000 ft / 598 m above the Atlantic Ocean making them more than twice as high as the famous cliffs of Moher in County Clare.

Kilclooney Dolmen Donegal

Kilclooney Dolmen Donegal - An exceptionally fine portal-tomb or dolmen, prominent on the skyline 1/4 mile to the east of the main road, 4 miles north-north-west of Ardara. It displays the classic...

Ardara Self Catering Donegal

Ardara Self Catering Donegal - Ardara is situated close to the small River Owentocher. This heritage town is a major centre for the manufacture of hand-woven tweed with several shops along the main...

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