Carly's Cottage is a luxury detached holiday home located in the heartland of the West Donegal Gaeltacht. It lies along the route of Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way and is only a 10 minute walk away from some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
The holiday home can sleep nine comfortably with 4 double bedrooms all of which are ensuite with their own showers and a wee box room that sleeps one. There is an open fire, free electricity, OFCH and satellite TV. Bike hire available with advance notice.
Located Along Donegals Wild Atlantic Way
The holiday home is ideally located beside the local hotel "Teac Jack" in Glassagh which offers fantastic dining, live music and traditional Ceili dances all year round and the local shop is handily located nearby.
The scenic and challenging 9 hole Gweedore Golf Club is 7km from the front door. The magnificent Port Arthur Strand is just 2km away. This stunning beach looks out on a number of off shore islands including Inis Mean, Gola and Inis Oirthear The quaint harbour at Bunaniver is less than 2km away.
Derrybeg and Bunbeg
6km to the north of the holiday home is the dramatic Bloody Foreland headland. To the south along the coast lies the Gaeltacht villages of Derrybeg and Bunbeg. This coastline is dotted with small sandy coves and harbours ending with the beautiful Magheraclogher Strand in Bunbeg.
The Irish language is widely used on a day-to-day basis by locals in this area. Not only the language but also Irish culture and traditions are kept very much alive. This offers an authentic Irish experience for visitors to the holiday home.
Local Attactions / Amenities
Take a trip around the spectacular Bloody Foreland
Golf on nearby Gweedore Golf Club – a challenging 9 hole course.
Find numerous peaceful roads, country lanes and mountain tracks to walk . Slí an Earagail - a Bealach na Gaeltachta Waymarked Way passes along the Gweedore coastline.
Visit Dunlewey Lakeside Centre - Facilities include restaurant, tea-room, craft shop, adventure play areas, pets & animals, storytelling, boat trips on Dunlewey Lake, guided tours and weaving demonstrations.
Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs. Glenveagh contains the largest red deer population in Europe. Within the National Park Glenveagh Castle and gardens are well worth a visit on their own
Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches on your doorstep
Relax in the An Chuirt Hotel Leisure Centre
Take a day trip to Tory Island or Gola Island. The ferry service to Tory Island is available from Bunbeg and Magheroarty several times a day - weather permitting
Climb Muckish and Errigal. Mount Errigal, the highest mountain in Donegal is a demanding climb and once on the summit you can see for miles around.