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Doherty Farm Holiday Homes

Island Roy Mulroy Bay, Downings, Donegal, F92 ED23, Ireland

The area offers a wide variety to its tourists.

Cycling

Cycling

Cycling in Donegal is now high on the list for tourists to our county. Doherty Farm Holiday homes is an ideal base for cycling, Glenveagh National Park, Derryveagh Mountain range, Fanad Head, Rosguill Peninsula and Horn Head,  to name but a few.  

Electric Bikes  are rented from Grassroutes Electric Bikes.  You need to pre book the bikes with the bike company prior to your holiday and the bikes will be delivered to the cottage for your requested days.  Demand for the electric bikes is high so make sure that you have pre booked.  

www. grassroutes.ie

Peddle Bicycle Hire is also available locally or rough mountain bicycle trail is also available in the area – 10mins drive from Cottages.

http://www.donegalmtb.com

Golf

Golf

Noted Tourist attractions are Rosapenna Golf links, namely, the Sandy Hills Course and the Old Tom Morris Course, both 18-hole courses

www.rosapenngolflinks.ie

Now with the New Harry Blaney Bridge opened over Mulroy Bay Portsalon Golf Course is only a 15 minute drive. = Photo Blaney Bridge

The other Two Golf Courses within the locality are Letterkenny and Dunfanaghy all within a 30 minute drive.

Pitch and Putt, Crazy Golf and Tennis are available at Rosapenna Pitch and Putt Centre.

Sea Activities

Sea Activities

Deep Sea Angling:

Rosguill Charters 074 9155080

Bonito Charters Downing’s 074 9121070

Fishing Donegal, Downing’s 074 9155386


Game Angling

At Lackagh Estuary, Glen Lough and numerous other lakes and rivers within the vicinity. Fishing permits available locally.

Deep Sea Diving

On the numerous wrecks out from our Coast Deep Sea diving is provided by:

Mevagh Dive Centre 074 9154708

Rosguill Charters 074 9155080

Surfing

All your needs catered for at JAWS in Downing’s

You can Catch the Surf at Tra Na Rossan, or stroll along the many miles of Golden Sand on our numerous sandy beaches.

Windsurfing at Downing’s.

Kite Surfing at Carrigart Strand

Horse Riding

Horse Riding

Carrigart Stables: 074 91 53583 Mobile: – 087 2276926

Ashtree Stables Cranford 074 91 53312

Horse riding also available at Creeslough & Dunfanaghy

Walking in the area

Walking in the area

Walking guide booklets “Dander’s around Downing’s” and “Rambles around Rosguill” are on sale and available in the shops locally.

Together with the heritage trails in the Rosguill and Fanad Peninsula’s catchment areas.

Bird watching

Bird watching

Along Carrigart Strand and other areas within the Rosguill and Fanad peninsulas are a birdwatchers heaven; do keep an eye out for the Golden Eagle who has been regularly spotted as our location is used by them as a fly out area.

For the Artist

For the Artist

This area offers everything, stunning views, plant and wildlife, those special Donegal skies, its heaven and you are there, it also provides a rural

Base from which to travel the county and paint the other numerous views which Donegal has to offer.

 
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