Self Catering Cottages – Donegal, Ireland


Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage & the Old Schoolhouse, providing quality self catering accommodation,  are ideally located in West Donegal’s Gaeltact area on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Our visitors are guaranteed warm and welcoming Holiday Homes. They are fitted with all modern conveniences and are tastefully furnished and decorated.

Our self catering holiday cottages in West Donegal are in an area of unique and stunning coastal scenery.  The coastline is dotted by islands, numerous sheltered bays and golden sandy beaches.

The mile long Tra Bhan/ White Strand beach has won Blue Flag Status for many years. This beach is located in an Natural Heritage area. The sheltered coves of Tra na Bhad/ Boat Strand are easily accessible and beside the historic Oilean na Marbh.

Our houses are well placed to enable the visitor to absorb the music, culture and heritage of West Donegal Gaeltacht area, where Irish is the main everyday language. It is home to world famous musicians e.g Enya, Maire Brennan and Clannad, Altan and Daniel O Donnell

The peace and quiet attracts many specimen of wildlife. Lovers of nature will be pleased to know that part of the Carrickfinn peninsula has been designated a Special Area of Conservation. Wild life is in abundance and the area is noted for the presence of rare plant species.

The church, supermarket, pubs, hotel and restuarants in Annagry village are a 5 minute drive.

The nearby town of Dungloe, with the Daniel O Donnell visitor centre, has been made famous by the singer and the song “Mary from Dungloe” and for the same named annual summer festival.

Carrickfinn is an ideal base for touring Donegal. Mt. Errigal is visible from the cottage.  Donegal’s main attractions include Dunlewey Lakeside Centre , Dunlewey Church in the Poisoned Glen, Glenveagh National Park with its famous Glenveagh Castle & Gardens, Sliabh League, Fanad Lighthouse, Horn Head, Tory Aranmore & Gola islands.


Carrickfinn to Dublin & Glasgow  with Aer Lingus Regional                           contact   Donegal Airport

Carrickfinn – Belfast        3 hr drive

Carrickfinn- Dublin          4 Hr drive

Carrickfinn – Galway        4 Hr drive


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