DescriptionThe Green is a modern 3 bedroom holiday home situated on the road leading to the superb Ballyliffin Golf Club - the venue for the 2018 Irish Open. This self catering accommodation is not only perfect for the keen golfer but is also a great base for those who wish to explore the beautiful Inishowen Peninsula and the Wild Atlantic Way in North Donegal.
Ballyliffin Golf Club
The clubhouse of Ballyliffin Golf Club is just 650 metres from the front door. Ballyliffin has been described as “the Ballybunion of the North” – and its not hard to see why. Ireland’s most northerly golf links covers 365 acres of magnificent dune land and is bounded by rolling hills and mountains – the only other boundary is the Atlantic Ocean. Ballyliffin Golf Club has two superb 18 hole courses – the classic Old Links and the wonderful new Glashedy Links. The views from both courses are breath-taking.
Ballyliffin Village and Pollan Strand
The holiday home is just 2 km from the centre of Ballyliffin village which is well served with pubs, shops, restaurants and hotels. The wonderful Pollan Strand runs from the village along the length of the golf club and ends at the ruins of Carraickabraghy Castle. There is a fine childrens playground at the entrance to beach
Wild Atlantic Way
The holiday cottage lies along the route of the Wild Atlantic Way which hugs the coastline of the Inishowen Peninsula. The visitor can use this route to explore this ruggedly beautiful part of Ireland. Banbas Crown at Malin Head is Ireland's most northerly point and is one of 3 Signature points on the Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal.
Local Attractions / Amenities
* Enjoy beautiful unspoiled beaches in the locality – as well as Pollan there are fine beaches at Leenan, Tullagh Bay near Clonmany, Five Finger Strand near Malin, and the Blue Flag Culdaff Beach
* Enjoy pony trekking from the Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre
* Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree.
* Play golf on the internationally renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club. Other fine golf courses on the Inishowen Peninsula can be found at Greencastle, Redcastle and Buncrana.
* 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
* Check out the Glendowen Craft Studio near Clonmany which specializes in the design and making of Donegal Tweed garments and accessories
* Go walking on the many coastal pathways, woodland, and hills on the Inishowen Peninsula.
* Take a day trip to the historic Walled City if Derry
* 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, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, and Bushmills Distillery.