Stay at Lake View and you can be as far from the world as you like. Just 4km from Fintown village and Lough Finn this cosy 3 bedroom cottage has a stunning location overlooking Lough Errig.
A Restful Getaway
The cottage is surrounded by heather clad hills and tumbling streams making it ideal for a relaxing holiday in tranquil surroundings. There are truly amazing views and walks direct from the cottage door. Or just pop across the road for a spot of brown trout fishing. With deer, sheep and a few ponies as your neighbours this cottage affords a restful getaway for the keen walker, photographer, artist or angler.
Lake View is also situated in Donegal's Gaeltacht Lar (central Gaeltacht) which is located between Gweebara Bay, Gleann Fhinne, and Glendowen. The Irish Language is spoken here and traditions of Irish song, dance and folklore prevail. Music sessions can be found in the pubs of nearby Fintown village â€“ The Railway Inn and Teach Ceol.
For railway enthusiasts, Fintown has a little gem to offer. The Fintown Railway is a restored section of the former County Donegal Railway and is the only working railway in County Donegal. This narrow gauge railway runs for 5km along the shores of beautiful Lough Finn. This setting prompted the renowned international playwright Brian Friel to announce â€œWhat is on offer is a unique journey along the shores of a lake as grand as any in Switzerland or Minnesotaâ€
An Ideal Base for Walking or Fishing
The River Finn which meanders through this part of Donegal is recognised as one of the finest salmon rivers in Ireland and attracts anglers from far and wide. Lough Errig itself together with several other local lakes - Lough Namurleog and Lough Nabrack - are good for brown trout. Permits for fishing in the Fintown area can be obtained from the Railway Inn or from the Train Station. There is also excellent fishing on the nearby Gwebarra River and on the many lakes in and around Dungloe.
The area around Lough Errig Cottage is wonderful rambling and hill walking terrain. There are several si ...