DescriptionTeach Aisling is located in Malin Head just 5km from Banba's Crown - Irelands most northernly point. This spacious semi-detached self catering accommodation is an ideal base to explore the rugged and beautiful Inishowen Peninsula. The coastline around the holiday home is dotted with small harbours, hidden coves and rocky headlands. The surrounding coastal roads and inland mountain tracks also provide ideal walking terrain for the keen rambler.
The building consists of a spacious 3 bedroom modern house with an abundance of living space, including 3 double rooms that sleep 6 and attached is a smaller 2 bedroom apartment that also sleeps 6. The 3 bedroom house is the main rental but the apartment, which is occasionally used by the owners can also be let out if more rooms are needed by those renting the main house or if two families want to stay close to each other. All the photos on this site are all of the main house. Photos of the apartment are available on request.
Teach Aisling has 3 spacious bedrooms including a very large master bedroom complete with walk-in cloakroom/ washroom and a bathroom. The living room is bright and airy and features a flatscreen tv and a flame effect electric fireplace. Double doors lead to a large kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped for a self catering holiday. A conservatory is located just of the living room. From here there is access to a paved area to the back of the holiday home. An added feature is a dog pen in the back yard - the house itself is pet friendly on the ground floor.
Malin Head:: A Destination Point on the Wild Atlantic Way
Although set in a rural location, the holiday home is just a few hundered metres from the local shop.Just over 2km away is another shop with post office as well as the Seaview Tavern which features a quaint traditional pub and a restaurant. There is a strong emphasis on local seafood in the Taverns menu. The tavern overlooks the quaint harbour of Portmore and the sheltered Slievebawn beach.
The holiday home is a short distance from the clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean – waters that are increasingly being visited by dolphins, whales and basking sharks. The rugged coastline and rocky outcrops are also home to a large variety of seabirds. Banba's Crown is just 5km from the front door of the holiday home. The scenic road to Ireland's most Northernly point passes the quaint Curiosity Shop - it is well worth while stopping by for a browse. Malin Head is one of the main destinations points on Irelands Wild Atlantic Way . You can take in the wonderful coastal views here while enjoying a coffee from Caffe Banba - Irelands most northernly cafe. Or you could try Malin Head Crab - their speciality is fresh atlantic brown crab caught by their own boats and cooked daily.
Local Attractions and Amenities
* Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches on the Inishowen Peninsula – In addition to Slievebawn there is a fine beach at Five Finger Strand near Malin Town and a superb blue flag beach at Culdaff. Indeed Culdaff beach is becoming increasingly popular as a surfing destination
* Go pony trekking from a number of Equestrian Centres in and around Malin Town
* Go sea angling from Culdaff - the Inishowen Boating Company operates 2 purpose built and fully licenced charter boats from Bunagee Pier, Culdaff. Fishing off the local pier in Slievebawn is also popular .
* Play golf on the internationally renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club - 20 minutes drive from the holiday home.
* Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree.
* Enjoy walking on the many quiet country roads in the Malin Head area, particularily those that hug the coastline.
* Visit the Doagh Visitor Centre. This centre provides a great variety of exhibitions telling the story of the Irish Famine. It is also a place where the local customs, traditions, folklore and history of the Inishowen Peninsula are preserved in a permanent way
* 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. One of the ancient monuments is actually a short walk from the holiday home. It’s known as the Wee House of Malin and is a hermit’s cave hewn into the cliff face.
* Visit the Inishowen Maritime Museum in Greencastle, which includes a state-of-the-art planetarium
* Use the car ferry at Greencastle to explore the northern coasts of Derry and Antrim - including the Giants Causeway and Bushmill
* Take a day trip to the historic Walled City of Derry City (45km)