DescriptionShandrum View is a detached bungalow built on a large private site with plenty of garden area to the front. It has secure gates and walls surrounding. This property is approx 6km drive from Buncrana town centre along the road to Clonmany, making it an ideal base for a self catering holiday on the Inishowen peninsula.
Buncrana features a whole host of pubs and restaurants to cater to ones taste, with traditional music in many of the pubs. For children there is an adventure soft play area, swimming pool, and local festival park built a years ago. For the older child there is a cinema and quad biking facilities. In the town there is also Swan Park that offers a picnic area and a scenic walk by the river, and also caters for the fishing enthusiast.
Buncrana has some fabulous beaches all within a 10 min drive. Inishowen is a truly breathtaking area and is a good location for touring or shopping, in Letterkenny or Derry 30mins away. There are 2 golf courses nearby a 9 hole in Buncrana or the Ballyliffin Links with 18 holes. The Historic Walled City is a 30 min drive away and it is highly reccommended that you take a walking tour of its walls.
Local Attractiona and Amenities
* Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree
* Enjoy some of the many fine sandy beaches in the locality - in addition to Porthaw there are fine beaches at Lisfannon, Stragill and at Crummie's Bay (Portbane beach)
* Visit the newly renovated Isle of Doagh Famine Village near Ballyliffin This wonderful attraction depicts life in Donegal at different stages throughout history in an informative and enjoyable tour
* Golf at the North West Golf Club at Lisfannon (7km). The internationally renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club is just 15km away.
* Enjoy bird watching at the Inch Wild Fowl Reserve
* Visit Grianan of Aileach. This is a 5000 year old neolithic stone fort located on a hilltop at Burt, with commanding views of loughs Foyle and Swilly.
* Go fishing on the Crana River or at the Pollan / Fullerton Dam
* Visit the ancient walled City of Derry on the banks of the Foyle
* Take a trip around the famous Inishowen 100. This is one of Ireland's most scenic drives. The route includes dramatic coastal scenery plus a fine collection of ancient forts and monuments, traditional craft centres, and a dozen or so friendly villages. Scenic highlights include the Gap of Mamore, and Malin Head - Ireland's most northerly point
* Take a day trip to the majestic Glenveagh National Park (65km) in the Donegal Highlands
* Go walking on the many coastal pathways, woodland, and hills on the Inishowen Peninsula
* Explore the northern coast of Northern Ireland. The Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Dunluce Castle are just some of the top attractions in this area.