DescriptionSea Shore Log Cabin is located along the northern coastline of Donegal Bay, 16km to the west of Donegal Town and 2km from the village of Dunkineely. The cabin can accommodate 2 people and is ideal as a romantic getaway or as a base to explore the Wild Atlantic Way of South Donegal. There is a slab stone pathway to the cabin with patio adjoining, garden furniture and BBQ available. Sea Shore Log Cabin is a stone throw away from panoramic mountain, sea and shore views
MacSwynes' Castle and Killaghtee Cross
St Johns Point Peninsula hosts stunning views of MacSwynes Bay/the remains of MacSwynes Castle (now known as Castle Murray) and nearby Killaghtee Cross, Church and graveyard
(Also known as Spamount graveyard) contains the 7th century Killaghtee Cross which dates from around 650AD is thought to mark the grave of an early monk, Aedh/Aodh who was thought to have had a "cell" (little hut for prayer) there. The cross marks the transition from the flat grave slabs to the upright Celtic crosses which it pre-dates. The old church at Killaghtee is thought to date from around the mid 12th century and was in use from that time until the early part of the 18th century.
St John's Point Peninsula, Beach and Lighthouse
Further down St Johns Peninsula enjoy beautiful views left to right, where you can capture Killybegs lighthouse, St John's Pt lighthouse, a lookout point for World War II where battle aircraft used to be seen during the war flying overhead and the iconic spelling of Eire with stone representing Ireland's neutrality during the war. St John's Point edge boasts a pleasure diving facility with Divers and healthy limestone soil for grazing cattle on. Not forgetting the beautiful sandy beach St John's Point peninsula boasts.
St Johns Point, Inver and Fintra beach
More scenic sandy beaches nearby to explore
Donegal Castle, Donegal Town
Built by the O'Donnells in the 15th century beside the River Eske, the castle is furnished throughout and includes Persian rugs and French tapestries.
The Donegal Craft Village
The Donegal Craft Village just on the outskirts of Donegal Town consist of a number of craft orientated workshops where the visitor can admire and purchase the arts and crafts produced by the resident professional craft workers.
Hanna Hats of Donegal Town
Hanna Hats are famous for hand-woven accessories. Each product made by Hanna Hats is truly a unique, timeless ‘made with pride and love’, hand-crafted piece of artwork. 100 percent Irish timeless tweed headwear, patchwork textiles, waistcoats and unique bags.
Glenveagh National Park, Churchill, Letterkenny
Some 16, 540 hectares of mountains, lake, glens, and woods with deer and a Scottish style castle. Park open February to November.
Golf in South Donegal
Great links and wonderful parklands with twenty-five 18-hole and fourteen 9-hole course to choose from, no matter where you stay in the south Donegal region, you are never more than a short drive from a fine golf course.
Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs, offer a stunning view of surroundings coastline and the awe inspiring sight of the waves from the mighty Atlantic Ocean as they crash onto the shore some 1972 ft below
County Donegal is rich in archaeological monuments, from megalithic tombs to early Christian sites, ship wrecks to WW2 plane crash sites. Many of these monuments and sites are in good condition and are accessible. Wedge tomb is not too far from the Log Cabin near Castletown, Dunkineely.
Killybegs is situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and is a "must see" for the visitor to Donegal’s beautiful southwest. Watch as the fishing boats unload their catch of fresh fish at he pier, see the fishermen as they mend their nets at the quayside in preparation for another trip to sea
Baskins cafe, Dunkineely rated one of the best 10 Fish and Chip Shops in Ireland is less than a kilometre away (Food available sit in or takeaway, Monday to Saturday 12:00pm to 11:00pm)
Mary Murrins Bar and Restaurant in the nearby village of Bruckless serves mouthwatering food, sit in, Monday to Sunday (12:30pm to 8:30pm):
Local Public Houses
The closest village Dunkineely boast 3 public houses with extended Fisherman's Licence McIntyres Bar, MacLaughlins Bar and Mac's Bar. Three Bars open all year round (excluding Christmas Day) Monday to Sunday