Inishowen Attractions

Wild Atlantic Way 

The Wild Atlantic Way is the world’s longest defined coastal touring route. Mc Eleney’s Bed and Breakfast is positioned on this route. See official website at the following link for further details: www.wildatlanticway.com

Mc Eleneys Bed and Breakfast position on Wild Atlantic Way
The Wild Atlantic Way (Inishowen area)

Beaches

There are many beautiful beaches around Inishowen providing wonderful opportunities for swimming, watersports and sea angling

Angling

A huge array of species are available throughout the Inishowen peninsula such as:
The Crana River – for Salmon and trout fishing
The Mill River – Trout Fishing
Pollan / Fullerton Dam – Trout Fishing
Buncrana Pier, Lisfannon, Rathmullan, Ballyliffin – Many sea species including, mackeral, pollack, flatfish, gurnard and some of the best Tope fishing in ireland

Golf

Buncrana Golf Club
NorthWest Golf Club
Ballyliffin Golf Club
Horse Riding

Lenamore Stables, Muff. Tel: +353(0)74-93-84022
Inch Island School, Inch Island. Tel: +353(0)74-93-60335
Golden Sands Equestrian Centre, Rathmullan. Tel: +353(0)74-91-58124

Walking

Ballyliffin and Inishowen is a paradise for walking and hiking. Excellent costal pathways, woodland, and hills are suited to all ages and levels of experience

Places of interest

Inishown 100 Scenic Drive

The Inishowen 100 Scenic Drive is a 100 mile long signposted touring route around the peninsula and is an opportunity to experience some of Ireland’s most breathtaking scenery. Amongst its highlights is Ireland’s most northerly mainland point at the wild and rugged Malin Head

Inishowen 100 Route
Inishowen 100 Route

 

Grianan of Aileach

A neolithic stone fort built 5000 years ago on a hilltop at Burt, with commanding views of loughs Foyle and Swilly, and it is said that on a clear day that five of the ulster counties may be seen
Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium

This museum is based in Greencastle in the old coastguard station, and houses the best maritim display in ireland – including vessels, histories of historic wrecks such as the laurentic, and artifacts from vessels and aircraft lost at sea.The Planetarium provides a fascinating look at our universe as well being a fun and educational visit for all the family
Doagh Famine Village

An authentic famine village which gives an insight to Ireland during famine times.