Murren House is located on the northern part of the Fanad peninsula and is within easy driving distance of Portsalon golf club and the fabulous surfing beach at Ballyhiernan Bay. In fact, the cottage has lovely views over the bay towards the Atlantic ocean. With the new bridge over Mulroy Bay and car ferry service at Rathmullan, Murren House is the ideal base for your family holiday in north Donegal.
Within walking distance of Murren House there are numerous secluded beaches, rocky inlets and coves - ideal playgrounds for children of all ages. And just 2.5 km from the holiday home is the fabulous Ballyhiernan Strand. Ballyhiernan Strand is home to the Adventure One Surfing School. Adventure One is the leading ISA (Irish Surfing Association) approved school on the north coast of Donegal and operates right throughout the holiday season. Ballyhiernan beach is also ideal for swimming, walking windsurfing and kite flying.
Sea Fishing is also popular in this part of the Fanad Peninsula. The holiday home is close to Ballyhoorisky Pier and to the remnants of an old pier. Fishing off the rocks close to the dramatic Fanad Lighthouse is well worthwhile. Trout angling is available at nearby Kindrum Lough and also at the Meadows Trout Fishery in Rossnakill (8km).
The narrow winding coastal roads around Murren Cottage pay their part in ensuring a slower pace of life. These roads are ideal for walking and cycling. Just 7km from the holiday home is the Mulroy Bridge which links the Fanad and Rosguill Peninsulas. With this bridge attractions such as the Atlantic Drive, Rosapenna Golf Club, Meevagh Dive Centre and the Magherabeg Leisure Centre are just 15km from the holiday home