DescriptionLocated along the route of the Wild Atlantic Way mid-way between the villages of Kilmacrennan and Creeslough, John's House is a traditional Donegal farmhouse and makes an ideal holiday home - located close Glenveagh National Park and to Ards Friary and Forest Park. The popular seaside and golf village of Dunfanaghy is just a 10-minute drive away.
A Walkers/ Hill Walkers Paradise
The area around Kilmacrennan and Creeslough is popular hill-walking country. There is a vast array of walking routes in nearby Ards Forest Park which has both forest trails and coastal walks as well as beautiful sandy beaches and picnic and the play areas.
Glenveagh National Park
For the more adventurous, the stunning mountains of Muckish and Errigal are nearby to enjoy a quick ramble or simply drive alongside and admire the views. Glenveagh National Park is a short drive away. This 16,000 hectare Park is home to wild deer and is well known for its rich collection of trees, flowers and shrubs and makes for a lovely family day out.
Wild Atlantic Way
There are numerous fine sandy beaches to enjoy; islands to explore ( daily ferry's to both Tory and Arranmore) and dramatic coastal drives including The Atlantic Drive and Horn Head.... perhaps even spot the Northern Lights. Fanad Lighthouse on the beautiful Fanad Peninsula is now open to the public and is just a short drive away.
For the golfers, there are numerous courses to choose from including Rosapenna and Dunfanaghy. There are many areas to enjoy surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, fly a kite, kitesurf, windsurf, fish or simply relax and enjoy the coast.
Ideal Holiday Base in North Donegal
The holiday home is just a short drive to Marble Hill, Portnablagh and Dunfanaghy all of which have fine beaches. This area has a good selection of bars, cafes, art galleries, hotels and craft shops. At Marble hill is the recently re-opened Shandon Hotel which has a modern spa with outdoor hot tub and a swimming pool.
The holiday home is 15 minutes from Letterkenny which has all the high-street shops, multi-screen cinema, modern leisure centre, 2 town parks, mini zoo, indoor activity centres and An Grianan Theatre. It is also just a 40- minute drive to Donegal Airport which was recently voted one of the World’s top ten scenic landings. The busy seaside villages of Downings and Carrigart are nearby which have numerous activities to enjoy.