Holiday Homes in County Donegal
Located in Ireland’s nothwest Donegal has an indented coastline with many blue flag beaches, links golf courses and small harbours. It forms an integral part of the Wild Atlantic way and features 3 of its signature points, Malin Head, Fanad Lighthouse and the impressive sea cliffs at Slieve League. Golfing and fishing are popular activities in the county and there’s no shortage of facilities available.
Use this site to find your perfect holiday rental, whether it be a traditional thatched cottage or a modern property with free wifi. Popular destinations include Dunfanaghy, Downings, Portsalon, Rathmullan, Ballyliffin, Ardara and Rossnowlagh. Use the box below to select your preferred town in Donegal.
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Inishowen Holiday Homes
The Inishowen Peninsula is located in north Donegal and is the start (or end) point for people travelling the Wild Atlantic Way. Malin Head is a signature point along the route which encompasses some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery. Popular holiday villages include Ballyliffin and Culdaff (view all towns in Inishowen). In the audio clip below John McKenna explains what makes areas like Inishowen “a place apart”
View a wide selection of holiday homes in the seaside Rathmullan – book directly with owners to get best rates and local tips and insights.
Located in north Inishowen and close to Malin Head, Ballyliffin is a popular family holiday and golf resort. Nearby Culdaff has an excellent surfing beach.
Large selection of holiday homes in the north Donegal seaside village of Dunfanaghy – enjoy the local golf course, beach, horse riding and exploring the coastline.
Find your perfect holiday rental in the surfing resort of Rossnowlagh in south Donegal – book directly with owners to get best rates and local insights.
Find your ideal holiday home in Downings and book directly with the owner – the area is noted for its fine beaches and links golf course at Rosapenna.
Ardara is situated close to the small River Owentocher. This heritage town is a major centre for the manufacture of hand-woven tweed.
Glenveagh National Park
Glenveagh National Park lies in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north-west of Co. Donegal. It is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains and pristine lakes. The Park, over 14,000 acres in extent consists of three areas. The largest of these is the former Glenveagh Estate, including most of the Derryveagh Mountains. To the west are the quartzite hills around Crocknafarragh and to the south, the peatlands of Lough Barra bog, Meenachullion and Crockastoller…. more details
Isle of Doagh Famine Village
This popular attraction tells the story of a Donegal family and community living on the edge of Donegal and surviving from Famine times right up to the present day. A visit here also helps explain the road to peace in Northern Ireland, Ireland in the ‘Celtic Tiger’ years and the current economic collapse. This highly recommended attraction is located a 3km from Ballyliffin in north Inishowen. Doagh Famine Village contains a wide selection of actual size attractions, including some original dwellings which were still inhabited up to 20 years ago…. more details
Standing between idyllic Lough Swilly and sandy Mulroy Bay, Fanad Head Lighthouse has been voted one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the world. Its location within the Donegal Gaeltacht (an Irish speaking area), on the eastern shore of the Fanad Peninsula, is truly breathtaking. No wonder it’s a highlight of the Wild Atlantic Way. Give yourself plenty of time here. Time to take in the spectacular scenery. To explore the wild and wonderful natural world around you: the area is regularly visited by whales, porpoises and dolphins…. read more
Oakfield Park is a beautifully restored 18th Century Georgian Deanery sitting in a lush landscape with 100 acres of parkland and mature woodlands to explore. The grounds include formal walled gardens, ponds, lakes, a lakeside Nymphaeum, Heritage trees, sculptures and extensive walks and trails and a 4.5km narrow gauge railway with a Diesel & Steam Train operating passenger trips… read more