The Old School House on the Wild Atlantic Way is beautifully restored and offers quality self catering accommodation. Fringed by West Donegalâ€™s unique coastal scenery, it is the perfect holiday location. This Donegal self catering holiday home suits all needs.
Original Features of Old Schoolhouse
Tastefully furnished fitted with all modern conveniences warm, cosy, comfortable, secure and family friendly. The character of the old classroom has been retained and with a glowing fire, the original granite fireplace is a great focus point. The overhead balcony serves as a reading or games area. A number of old school desks have been restored. Other artefacts include roll books, schoolbooks and photographs. Mobile broadband is available in the holiday home.
The Carrickfinn Peninsula
The Old School House is situated on the beautiful Carrickfinn Peninsula. This Peninsula is located in North West Donegal and is surrounded by the county's largest Gaeltacht area.The peninsula has a fertile low-lying grassy plain known as a Machair or machar in Gaelic. The unique ecosystem of this grassy plain has led much of Carricfinn to be designated as a Special Area of Conservation and also a Natural Heritage area.
Carrickfinn Blue Flag Beach
The holiday home is within easy walking distance of the idyllic Boatstrand beach and the fabulous Carrickfinn Blue Flag Beach. It is also a few minutes drive from Donegal Airport which has flights to both Dublin and Glasgow.
The natural landscape of the Carrickfinn peninsula and surrounding coastal region provides the basis for many of the activities that the visitor can enjoy. In addition to an abundance of golden sandy beaches there are many water based activities â€“ including windsurfing and kite surfing, scuba diving, sea angling and boat charters. Locally based Rapid Kayaking offer half day island tours and canoe trips along the coast.
The wider region around Carickfinn has several Waymarked Way walking routes. For hill walkers Mount Errigal and the Derryveagh Mountains are easily accessible as are the many walki ...