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Silver Beach Cottage is a 3 bedroom holiday home with a lovely coastal setting along the ruggedly beautiful coastline between Glencolmcille and the dramatic sea cliffs of Slieve League â€“ the latter being one of 3 Signature Points along the Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal. A true gem of this renowned coastal driving route is just 700 metres from the front door of the cottage â€“ the stunning Silver Strand Beach.
The cottage two double bedroom, a bedroom with bunk beds (2 singles) and a bathroom. There is an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with multi-fuel stove. There are coastal views from the living area. Outside there is ample off road parking.
Silver Strand Beach
The holiday home is located in the townland of Malinbeg (Malainn Bhig) which is also the name of the nearby bay. This dramatic bay is surrounded by high, horseshoe shaped cliffs. At the base of the cliffs is the stunning Silver Strand Beach.
This wonderfully secluded beach is accessed by a steeply sloping series of steps. The headland on the western side of the bay has the remains of fortifications beyond which Rathlinn Oâ€™Birne Island is visible. The headland to the south east rises runs parallel with the coastline to the top of Sliabh Liag Mountain (6km).
The holiday cottage is just 5km from Glencolmcille â€“ a small coastal village in the beautiful glen (valley) of Colmcille. Apart from the scenic location, the village is renowned for the wealth of archaeological settlements dating from 3,000 B.C, a strong musical tradition, as well as being a haven of peace and tranquility.
It is the location of Oideas Gael - a renowned Irish language and cultural centre. Glencolmcille is also the location of the Glen Folk Village which comprises â€˜An ClachÃ¡nâ€™ (or cluster) of replica buildings that depict life in the locality over abo ...