DescriptionLocated on an elevated site surrounded by mature trees and enjoying panoramic views of the gently rolling hills of Glenswilly, just west of Letterkenny, Fern Cottage has been part of this dramatic landscape for over 100 years. Carefully restored in recent years the cottage offers an ideal retreat from busy city life.
Excellent Location for Exploring
Fern Cottage is an excellent location for exploring Donegal, most of which is within an hour’s drive. All modern conveniences are included and you are assured of a friendly welcome - just enjoy the fresh, free range eggs supplied as part of the welcome pack!
Tastefully renovated in the past few years, this two bedroom traditional holiday home combines all the best elements of country living with modern comforts, while also taking great advantage of the surrounding scenic landscape and tranquil views over the valley of the River Swilly.
With spectacular woodlands, country trails and beautiful beaches nearby, there is truly something for everyone in this relaxing all-year-round setting. Outside, the wood patio area provides an additional al fresco dining space.
Glenveagh National Park: About fifteen minutes drive away from cottage this magnificent national park is home to herds of red deer and golden eagles.
Gartan Outdoor Pursuits Centre: Situated on the shores of Loch Gartan this is a very popular destination for adventure holiday enthusiasts.
Newmills Corn and Flax Mills: Situated on the Glenties Road out of Letterkenny the mills contain the largest working waterwheels in Ireland.
Donegal County Museum: The Museum houses both permanent and temporary exhibitions including displays from the Stone Age, the late Medieval period and the recent history and folk life of the county.
Local Activities / Facilities
Fishing on the nearby rivers
Golf at Letterkenny Golf Club (10 min drive)
Letterkenny Leisure Centre with swimming pool
Arena Seven - an entertainment centre for all the family
An Grianan Theatre
Whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors or simply want to unwind and relax Fern Cottage provides the ideal holiday base.