Bloody Foreland Heights is a lovely 4 bedroom cottage with a wonderful coastal setting at the extreme north west of Co Donegal â€“ and Ireland. The cottage overlooks the dramatic Bloody Foreland headland and is located between Derrybeg in Gweedore and Magheraroarty on the north coast â€“ the departure point for ferrys to Tory and Inisboffin Islands.
The holiday home is on an elevated site and enjoys uninterrupted ocean views. Inside there is a bright open plan area overlooked by a large minstrel gallery. The open plan area features a well equipped kitchen, a dining area and a living area. An open fireplace with a traditional style chimney breast provides a warm focal point for the living area. The traditional feel of this holiday home is also enhanced by the walls which have been painted to give the original lime washed look. The first foor gallery is effectively a second living space and is an ideal place to read or relax. There are 4 bedrooms to sleep 7 people comfortably
Cnoc Fola - Bloody Foreland
Cnoc Fola - or Bloody Foreland - takes it name from the way in which the setting sun enhances the natural red of the granite cliffs. It is a dramatic headland right at the northwest corner of Donegal with wonderful coastal scenery on either side. Along the north coast there are views of Tory and Inishboffin Islands as well as the spectacular Horn Head Peninsula. Hugging this coastline are the small villages of Magheroarty, Gortahotk and Falcarragh. On the other side of Bloody Foreland is the rugged Gweedore coastline with numerous small harbours, fine beaches and several islands including Gola and Innismeane. Bunbeg and Derrybeg are the main towns here.
The rugged landscape that surrounds the holiday home is ideal terrain for the keen walker or cyclist. Lovers of the Irish language can also feel at home by immersing themselves in the music, language and traditions of the North West Donegal Gaeltacht. The area is rich in culture, tradition and is an ideal location for a range of outdoor activities including golfing, diving, surfing and fishing. The coastal roads on either side of Bloody For ...