House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This centrally located 2 bedroom apartment is in the residential area of Lower Main Street, Buncrana (also known as the Millbrae).
Located on the first floor the apartment has its own front door access and comprises 2 double bedroom, a kitchen-living area and shower room.
This central location means that transport is not necessary. All local shops and amenities are within walking distance. Buncrana has many great boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars. Library, public swimming pool, small public cinema, two golf courses, public tennis courts and many beautiful sandy beaches are also facilities for everyone to enjoy.
The major city of Derry in Northern Ireland is a 20min drive. Donegal's biggest town of Letterkenny, approx. 35mins drive
With something for everyone, it is most definitely worth a visit!!!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Derry 32 km, Nearest railway: Derry 23 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Donegal region
Buncrana is the perfect location to enjoy a relaxing holiday in Donegal. It is the gateway to the North West of Ireland. Centrally located in an area in Donegal allowing easy access to Inishowen, Letterkenny and Northern Ireland.
Derry-Londonderry (City Of Culture 2013) is a 20 min drive, Letterkenny is a 35 min drive and Belfast approx. 1.5hrs.
Malin Head, Irelands most northernly point is approx. 30 mins away.
Buncrana Town and nearby surrounding areas have so much to offer for travellers.
The local scenic beauty is most definitely a huge attraction. Sandy beaches, numerous viewpoints from rolling hills, cliffs and mountains.
An ideal way to enjoy the scenic beauty of this area is by taking the "Inishowen 100" route plan by the local tourist industry which shows off Inishowens best features throughout a 100km journey.
The nature of the local people is welcoming and warming. People here have a genuine and caring interest in other people and this is a most unique and pleasant experience for travellers from largely populated areas to sample.
A relaxing holiday in the countryside is what you will get yet there are cities with large populations as nearby as 20 minutes drive.
Buncrana town itself offers numerous attractions for a visitor:-
Sandy beaches; Local fishing and angling centre; Fahan Marina; Kayaking; Walks and hiking route; Orienteering in Swan Park; Equestrian Centre; Historic monuments - O' Dohertys Keep, The Castle, Dunree Fort and An Grianan Aileach to name but a few; Summer Ferry crossing service between Buncrana Pier and Rathmullan Pier; Public Leisure Centre; Childrens Play Park on the shore green; Public Tennis Courts; 2 No Golf Courses - Buncrana Municipal (9 Hole) and North West Golf Course (18 Hole); 3 Hotels (one with Spa and Private Leisure Centre); Local Kids Indoor Play Centre (Wains World); One of Irelands oldest town cinemas...a true gem in our little town that us locals are very proud of; 4 Large Supermarkets - Aldi, Lidl, Supervalu and Eurospar; Many fantastic restaurants to suit various budgets; 15 bars (many with live music); 1 popular nightclub and 1 live band venue.
Buncrana hosts an annual music festival (normally in July) and the nearby town of Clonmany plays host to a hugely popular country music festival every year which brings with it people from all corners of the world! The nearby village of Ballyliffin also plays host to the world renowed Ballyliffin Golf Course. Derry and Letterkenny both have multiplex cinemas and bowling alleys; Halfway Go Karting Centre, Burnfoot is close by for visitors with a need for speed ;)
Buncrana is a superb location for people of all ages. It has something to offer for everyone and really is worth a visit...come and see for yourself ;)