Inch Island Donegal
Inch Island, a small island connected to the Inishowen mainland, in Lough Swilly, is home to an important population of migratory birds and wintering waterfowl. Three species, Whooper Swan, Greenland White-fronted Goose and Greylag Goose, occur in numbers of international importance.
The hugely historic Inch Castle which dates back to the 15th Century and is connected with the flight of the Earls ( Rathmullan ), can also be explored on the island. There’s a fine sandy beach on the south western shore and with some scenic drives, Inch Island makes a great place for a relaxed outing.
A 20 min. drive southwards takes you to the historic City of Derry while Inishowen’s main town, Buncrana, is a 15 min. drive to the north. There a few very good restaurants in the village of Fahan and a fabulous sandy beach.