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Buncrana, Co. Donegal

Only a short distance from Derry City, BUNCRANA is a popular seaside resort on the eastern shore of Lough Swilly, and is the gateway to the INISHOWEN PENINSULA which extends between Lough Swilly and Lough Foyle and is a favourite destination for golfers and walkers.

It is a beautiful, mainly mountainous area and Ireland's most northerly point, Malin Head, is at its tip; a 100-mile (161 km) circular scenic drive known as the 'Inis Eoghain 100' is signposted around the peninsula and makes a lovely outing on a good day.

There are stopping places en-route McGrory's of Culdaff is often the most convenient and, in Buncrana, The Beach House Bar & Restaurant is an attractive informal restaurant near the ferry which links Buncrana with Rathmullan on the western shore of Lough Swilly in summer.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

The 6th
Rosapenna Golf Links
Downings, Co. Donegal
Course Type: Links
In the shadow of spectacularly rugged mountains, Rosapenna GC first came into being in 1893 on a sheltered site on the Rossgull Peninsula. That was after Lord Leitrim had employed Old Tom Morris of St. Andrews to lay out a nine-hole course " ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Walled City Market - Derry - 1st Saturday each month
1st Saturday each month, 10am-4pm

The market offers a range of speciality goods, crafts and food from a variety of stalls.

Location

Centre of Derry

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Tourist Attractions

Donegal County Museum - Letterkenny County Donegal Ireland
Donegal County Museum
Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
The Museum houses a fascinating range of artefacts covering all aspects of life in Donegal from the Stone Age to the 20th Century. A series of temporary exhibitions are held in the ground floor gallery throughout the year. These exhibitions cover ...
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Wedding Venues

Castle Grove Country House Hotel - Wedding Venue - Letterkenny County Donegal Ireland
Castle Grove Country House Hotel
Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Parkland designed by “Capability” Brown in the mid 18th-century creates a wonderful setting for Raymond and Mary Sweeney’s lovely Georgian country house overlooking the lough. The atmosphere is more country house than hotel and ...
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