Tourist Attractions Donegal

Places to visit that are near Carrickfinn Cottage and  the Old Schoolhouse – Donegal


Ionad Cois Locha/ Dunlewey Lakeside Centre

Situated in the Poisin Glen at the foot of Mt. Errigal. Visit for heritage , culture, craft shop,traditional music, boat trips and childrens play area.





Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh is Ireland’s largest National Park, famous for its herd of red deer,and golden eagles.

Glenveagh Castle

Glenveagh Castle, overlooking the lake, is surrounded  by its world famous gardens. The Castle contains fine examples of antique furniture, artworks and literature. .





The Workhouse Dunfanaghy

The Workhouse opened in 1845 on the eve of the Great Famine.  Part of it houses an exhibition recalling life both inside and out.








Glebe Gallery Churchill

The artist Derek Hill gave his house and art collection to the nation. It is situated in beautiful woodland gardens overlooking Gartan Lake.





Slieve League

Sliabh League :

Rising almost 2000 ft from the Atlantic Ocean, Sliabh League is one of the highest cliffs in Europe, twice as high as the Cliffs of Moher.


Fans can visit Daniel O Donnell Visitor Centre Dungloe

  • Local traditional irish music pubs include the famous Leo’s Tavern, home of Enya and Clannad
  • Teach Hudai Beag Bunbeg

letterkenny from carrickfinn



Donegals largest town is 1 hours drive away. Visit :   St. Eunans Cathedral, County Museum, Letterkenny Flax Mills








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