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IrelandDonegalInch IslandGlen's Cottage - Inch Island, Donegal

€400 / week

Glen's Cottage - Inch Island, Donegal

3 beds Cottage Refreshed on Mar 30, 2020
Donegal Holiday Cottages
Donegal Holiday Cottages
Tel: 0044 287 135 6080
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Glen's Cottage is located at Castlequarter on the southern shores of Inch Island and has magnificent sea views which also encompass a nearby 15th-century castle. This 3 bedroom holiday home is an ideal base for exploring Inishowen and the nearby Historic Walled City of Derry. Magnificent Sea Views The Living area enjoys magnificent sea views via large picture windows, overlooking c15th castle. There is an eclectic collection of books, some antique and relating to the area, and DVDs to use, board games, through to 6 seater dining area opening on to a patio with outdoor furniture and bbq, all set in spacious grounds Outside Glen's Cottage Extensive mature, secluded grounds with trees overlooking c15th castle, sea views, garden front and rear with parking space for 4 cars Inch Island Inch is a unique conservation area of great natural beauty and tranquillity offering safe sandy beaches, an internationally acclaimed bird sanctuary, walks, a fishing harbour and a wealth of local history. Sailing, fishing, horse-riding and golf courses are available nearby and the historic cultural walled city of Derry with excellent shopping and entertainment facilities is just 20 minutes drive away- as is the traditional family seaside resort of Buncrana. Cosy cafes, traditional pubs, live music and quality dining add to the attractions. Inch is part of the renowned Inishowen 100 scenic drive and is part of the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way NearbyAttractions and Amenities
  • Visit the ancient walled City of Derry on the banks of the Foyle 
  • Enjoy bird watching at the Inch Wild Fowl Reserve
  • or vist Wild Ireland Animal Sanctuary
  • Enjoy some of the fine sandy beaches and coves in and around Inch Island and nearby Fahan village 
  • Visit An Grianan of Aileach. This is a 5000-year-old neolithic stone fort located on a hilltop at nearby Burt, with commanding views of loughs Foyle and Swilly.
  • Take a day trip to the majestic Glenveagh National Park (58km) in the Donegal Highlands
  • Explore the northern coast of Northern Ireland. The Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Dunluce Castle are just some of the top attractions in this area.
  • Try a sailing course at the nearby Lough Swilly Yacht Club in Fahan (summer months)
  • Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree (22km) 
  • Visit the newly renovated Isle of Doagh Famine Village near Ballyliffin (35km) This wonderful attraction depicts life in Donegal at different stages throughout history in an informative and enjoyable tour
  • Take a trip around the famous Inishowen 100. This is one of Ireland's most scenic drives. The route includes dramatic coastal scenery plus a fine collection of ancient forts and monuments, traditional craft centres, and a dozen or so friendly villages. Scenic highlights include the Gap of Mamore, and Malin Head - Ireland's most northerly point
  • Use the Lough Swilly ferry service at Buncrana to explore the neighbouring Fanad Peninsula
  • Visit the Inishowen Maritime Museum in Greencastle, which includes a state-of-the-art planetarium
  • During summer months, a car ferry connects Greencastle and Magilligan in Northern Ireland
  • Go walking on the many coastal pathways, woodland, and hills on the Inishowen Peninsula