DescriptionIona Cottage is located on the outskirts of Donegal Town and is within easy driving distance of all amenities - including golf at nearby Murvagh. Solis Lough Eske and Harvey's Point are just 5 mins drive away. The holiday home is located on an elevated site and enjoys views over the surrounding countryside towards the Bluestack Mountains. To the rear, there is a large private garden with outdoor furniture. The house is equipped with free wifi and is within walking distance of the town and all amenities.
Surrounding Area and Donegal Town
Donegal Town is very popular during the summer months, and it is a gateway to the southern part of County Donegal. There are many fine, sandy beaches in the area boasting some of the best surfing conditions in Western Europe. Donegal is also used as a base for hill-walking in the nearby Bluestack Mountains.
Visitors to Donegal Town will be able to purchase the world-famous Donegal Tweed which you can also see woven in the Magee Shop on the Diamond. Donegal Parian China, Belleek China and Celtic Weave China can be obtained too.
Donegal Bay Waterbus
The Donegal Bay Waterbus is a purpose-built, luxury passenger boat, capable of comfortably taking 165 passengers; seated on lower and open-top decks on a sightseeing cruise they will remember for the rest of their lives. Fully equipped with state-of-the-art navigational and safety systems, ladies and gents, wheelchair accessible, toilets and of course full bar facilities, where you can partake of a selection of wines, spirits, beers, as you sit on top-deck in the Donegal sunshine, or on the comfortable cushioned seats below, sailing around Donegal Bay.
You can also enjoy guided tours in the nearby towns where this china is produced. Here you can see firsthand the skills that go into the creation of these crafts. In Donegal Town, there is an excellent range of craft shops and high quality souvenir outlets selling tweed, hand knits, lace, porcelain and china.
Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh
Donegal Golf Club on the Murvagh peninsula in Donegal Bay, hence it is generally known as Murvagh, just six miles from Donegal Town, one mile off the N15 on the south side. The links is isolated from the outside world by a forest of evergreens washed on one side by the great Atlantic Ocean and with a panoramic view of the Bluestack Mountains.
Attractions in nearby Donegal Town:
Donegal Castle and Visitors Centre
Waterbus tours of Donegal Bay
Donegal Craft Village
Magee of Donegal