You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Letterkenny, Lough Swilly, County Donegal. It is a Detached Character Cottage.
Dating from circa 1900, this refurbished cottage oozes character and charm and is 1 mile from bustling Letterkenny. Relax by a wood burning stove in the period cottage or soak up the atmosphere in one of the local pubs. Whether you're coming for a week or weekend this region offers a range of sights and activities to please the entire family. Cosy and calming whilst only 5 minutes away from the buzz of Letterkenny, this urban cottage provides the best of both worlds.
Shop 528 yards. Pub 880 yards. Restaurant 1320 yards. Beach 14 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, 2 doubles, 4ft double bed, bathroom.
Electricity and oil central heating included, wood burner with starter pack, linen and towels included, No Smoking, cot, high chair, TV, dvd player, CD, fridge with small ice box, microwave, hairdryer, uk tv channels, welcome pack, fully enclosed shared garden, garden seat, shared driveway, off road parking. One small pet welcome.
Within a 20-35 min drive are The Glebe Gallery and House, Glenveagh National Park and Castle, Doe Castle, Ards Forest Park, Dunfanaghy and the historic City of Derry, the remarkable Fanad Peninsulas showcasing impressive natural wonders such as Great Pollett sea arch and the beautiful beaches of Rathmullan, Portsalon and Ballymastocker Bay all along the Wild Atlantic Way'.
Co. Donegal was named as the coolest place on the planet by National Geographic, with its pristine beaches, it is a must visit destination. This property is an excellent base for touring the county and the North West, with Belfast City Centre only 2 hrs drive and Sligo City Centre only 1hr 30 mins drive away.
Visit Ards Forest Park - so much more than a forest. Pick up a booklet from the tourist office which details all the routes and history of various aspects of the routes.
Climb Muckish and Errigal mountains. Mount Errigal, at 751 metres, is Donegal's highest and best known mountain. A challenging climb but the views are worth it!
Glenveagh National Park encompasses 16,000 hectares of land in the Derryveagh Mountains. It also encompasses Glenveagh castle, a 19th century castellated mansion built between 1867 and 1873 with extensive gardens and walking trails of varying difficulty. Beautiful tea rooms at the castle provide an ideal resting place.
Freshwater Fishing * Letterkenny and District Anglers Association * fishing on Lough Keel, Lough Fern and Glen lough, Milford Fly Angling Club * fishing on Lough Fern. Boat hire available.
Golf courses within a 30 min drive * Letterkenny, Dunfanaghy, Portsalon, Rosapenna.
Rainy Day Ideas:
Visit Edel MacBride, renowned knitwear designer. Based in Convoy, Knitfield offers knitting and crochet craft classes.
Donegal Designer Makers. Pick up the craft trail directory from the tourist office and follow the craft trail and meet some of the makers.
Alcorns Tropical World in Letterkenny houses an impressive array of tropical Butterflies, Reptiles and Birds. New additions this year include Cotton Top Monkeys, Lemars and Meerkats. Three forty-year old Sociata Tortoises and 'Gordon', a Great Grey Owl have joined the collection of pampered animals in Tropical World.
Traditional Music 1 miles. Cinema, Childrens Playground 1.5 miles. Golf, Walking - Hill 3 miles. Leisure centre and indoor pool 4 miles. Horse riding 5 miles. Fishing - River 6 miles.
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