Hollie Rose Cottage is located at Aughrim Heights, close to the centre of Ballyliffin village and is within walking distance of Pollan Beach. The fabulous links courses at Ballyliffin Golf Club are a 3 min drive away while one of north Inishowens major attractions, the Doagh Island Famine Village is a 5 min drive westwards. The cottage is bright, modern and fully equipped for a family self catering holiday.
The local beach, known as Pollan Beach, is just a three minute walk down the road. It is a long two mile stretch of sand facing north west onto the Atlantic. Great for a walk, you can take in the beauty of the changing scenery, including the golf course on Doagh Island, the ever present off shore outcrop known as Glashedy Island from which the cottage is named, bringing you to the ruined Carrickabraghy Castle at the northern end of the beach. Explore the rocky cliffs around the castle, and discover the impressive blowhole known as the hissing rock. The best time to see this is at high tide.
Ballyliffin Golf Club
Ballyliffin Golf Course is almost certainly the main attraction, and the reason why the town has seen much growth over recent years. It has one of the finest golf courses in the country, with two links. - The Old Links, and the new Glashedy Links courses. A short seven minute drive from the cottage, will get you to the main clubhouse . Other courses on the Inishowen Peninsula are all within a half hours drive, and include Greencastle, Redcastle, Buncrana, and Culmore in Derry.
The village has four hotels, each with their own bars and restaurants. The golf club has its own bar and restaurant as well. If you are looking for the more traditional type of Irish Pub, then t ...