Description4 Sandhill Cottages is a modern 4 bedroom holiday home located just off the coastal road between Dunfanaghy and Portnablagh in north Donegal. It is situated opposite the wonderful Dunfanaghy Golf Links and the superb Blue Flag Killahoey Beach. The holiday home enjoys lovely views over the golf course towards Sheephaven Bay and the Horn Head Peninsula.
Dunfanaghy :: A Vibrant Seaside Resort
From the front door it is a short drive or a leisurely 10 minute walk into the heart of Dunfanaghy. Dunfanaghy is a very popular holiday destination. It offers a range of shops, pubs and several excellent restaurants. Activities available in the locality include horse riding, fishing, golfing, hill walking, cycling, bird watching, wind surfing and water-skiing. There are several fine art galleries and a craft shop specialising in the very best of Irish handcrafts. Dunfanaghy can claim to be the festival capital of North Donegal with a range of events taking place throughout the year.
The holiday home is an ideal base to explore the wider area around Dunfanaghy. It is situated just 5km from the entrance of Ards Forest Park which covers approximately 1200 acres and includes sandy beaches, sand dunes, salt marshes, salt water lakes and mature coniferous and deciduous woodlands. The beaches are one of the real treasures of this Forest Park with its many trails, picnic sites and a children’s adventure playground.
Glenveagh National Park and Castle is one of Ireland’s national treasures and is just 20km from the holiday home. The park is home to birds of prey and red deer which roam the mountains and valleys. Other outstanding attractions within easy driving distance are Doe Castle, the Dunlewey Lakeside Centre and the Gartan Outdoor Pursuit Centre. Tory Island with its spectacular scenery is an unforgettable day trip. Numerous scenic drives that are highly recommended are Horn Head, the Atlantic Drive, Lough Salt and Bloody Foreland.