DescriptionFaoilean Cottage is a 3 bedroom holiday home located along the scenic road between Portnablagh Harbour and the wonderful Marble Hill Strand. The cottage is just 3km from the vibrant beach and golf resort of Dunfanaghy and 5km from Ards Forest Park. It also lies along the route of the Wild Atlantic Way
From the front door it is less than 2km to the quaint Portnablagh Harbour and beach. Portnablagh is a popular angling, sailing and boating venue. It has a number of art galleries including the Buttermilk Art Cafe which overlooks the harbour. The Cove is a well established restaurant in the village
Marble Hill is 2.5km from the cottage. This small resort centers around the wonderful Marble Hill Strand on the shores of Sheephaven Bay. The beach is sheltered by Breaghy Head and is popular with water sports of all kinds. The Shandon Hotel overlooks the beach. It has restaurant and bar food dining as well as top class Spa treatment facilities.
Dunfanahy is just a few minutes drive from the cottage. This vibrant seaside town has a wonderful setting on the shores of Sheephaven Bay with the Horn Head Peninsula just to the north and Muckish Mountain providing a dramatic backdrop.
Dunfanaghy has the beautiful Killahoey Blue Flag Beach and a fine 18 hole links golf course. It is well served with shops, cafes, art galleries, craft outlets and lively pubs. It has several watersports centers as well as an equestrian centre attached to the local Arnold's Hotel. On the shores of New Lake on the outskirts of the town is the award winning Mill Restaurant.
Local Activities Amenities
Take a trip around the spectacular Horn Head drive
Visit the Dunfanaghy Workhouse Exhibition
Golf at Dunfanaghy Golf Club. The 2 Championship courses at Rosapenna are just 21 km away
Go fishing on nearby New Lake, Sessiagh Lake or enjoy sea angling in Portnablagh
Go horse riding from the Dunfanaghy Riding Stables at Arnold's Hotel
Visit the enchanting Ards Forest Park
Browse the local Art Galleries and Craft Shops
Dine at the award winning Mill Restaurant on the shores of New Lake
Enjoy beautiful unspoiled beaches on your doorstep – Portnablagh, Killahoey, Tramore, Marble Hill, Ards
Take a day trip to Tory Island
Climb Muckish Mountain and Errigal Mountain
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 diving in the clear waters of Sheephaven Bay
Find numerous peaceful roads, country lanes and mountain tracks to walk