DescriptionLocated 7km from historic Donegal Town, Bluestack Cottage is a lovely 3 bedroom cottage surrounded by heather clad hills and tumbling streams making it an ideal base for a relaxing holiday in tranquil surroundings.
This well equipped self catering cottage is available for corporate lets and long lets as well as short breaks. It is suitable for people with restricted mobility. Pets may be allowed - please enquire in advance.
Ideal Base for Hill Walking Holiday
The cottage is situated along the famous Bluestack Way making it an idyllic location for hill walking holidays.There are opportuities for hill walking beyound the immediate vicinity of the cottage. The Bluestack Mountains occupy most of south central Donegal. The Bluestack Way is a Waymarked Way designed to traverse the Bluestacks using existing roadways, paths and tracks to lead the walkers through the mountains in a safe and sustainable manner.
For the keen angler Lough Eske (15km) is popular for fishing, especially for spring salmon, sea trout and alpine char, with the season running from 1 March to 31 September. Indeed Lough Eske is only one of four fishing lakes in Ireland which boasts Alpine Char.
Historic Donegal Town
Donegal Town is a designated historic town and has numerous tourist attractions. Donegal Castle stands beside The Diamond, overlooking the River Eske. Located on the Diamond is the renowned Magee of Donegal. On the outskirts of the town is the quaint Donegal Craft Village. Guided historical tours of Donegal Town take place on a daily basis during the summer and the Waterbus takes you around Donegal Bay. The ruins of Donegal Abbey, situated on the bay, are open to the public. Donegal Town also has several first class hotels and restaurants. There is entertainment each night in the local pubs with music to suit all tastes.
Bluestack Cottage affords a restful getaway for the keen walker, photographer, artist or angler.