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Greencastle, Co. Donegal

Greencastle, Donegal (An Caisleán Nua in Irish) is a commercial fishing port in County Donegal, though nowadays given the decline in the fishing industry, it resembles more closely a "typical" Donegal holiday village. It is located a few miles from Moville and is about 32km (20 miles) from Derry City.

Greencastle's name comes from the ruins of the castle in the area which are located on a rock overlooking the entrance to Lough Foyle, which in turn, may have its name from the green freestone with which it was built. 

Greencastle also has an 18-hole golf course and an excellent bathing beach. 

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

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Portstewart Golf Club
Portstewart, Co. Londonderry
Course Type: Links
Portstewart is located on Antrim's beautiful causeway coast and celebrated its centenary in 1994. It proudly offers some of the finest golf to be found in Ireland or indeed anywhere else. It is the second club in Ireland (after Killarney) to have ...
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Self Catering

Maddybenny Farm - Self Catering
Maddybenny Mews
Portrush, Co. Antrim
Just two miles from Portrush, the White family's Plantation Period farmhouse was built before 1650. Since extended, and now modernised, the six self catering mews style cottages make a very comfortable place to stay, with a family-run equestrian ...
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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

Tower Museum - Derry City County Londonderry Northern Ireland
Tower Museum
Londonderry, Co. Londonderry
The Tower Museum is an award winning museum with permanent exhibitions that include The Story of Derry exhibition and the An Armada Shipwreck – La Trinidad Valencera exhibition. However throughout the year the museum also plays host to a r ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Beech Hill Country House Hotel
Londonderry, Co. Londonderry
Just south of Londonderry, surrounded by 32 acres of peaceful woodland, waterfalls and gardens, this house dates from 1729 and retains many of its original details. There are plenty of churches to choose from in the area but the hotel is lice ...
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