No 52 Riverside Cottage
Clonmany, Co Donegal
PRICES & AVAILABILITY
Golden sandy beaches, waterfalls and mountains await you when you take your Donegal Escape to Riverside Cottage
Riverside Cottage is situated in the pretty village of Clonmany on the Wild Atlantic Way. Its scenic location with sweeping mountains, golden beaches and waterfalls makes it the perfect destination to enjoy all the outdoor activities available nearby. Ballyliffin Golf Course, home of the 2018 Irish Open, is just a short drive away. Sleeping 6 guests in three bedrooms, it’s the perfect place to spend a family getaway.
Riverside Cottage offers a comfortable and cozy place to spend your family holidays or a couple’s retreat. With a wood burning stove and dual aspect windows, the sitting room offers the ideal place to relax after a day exploring. With three bedrooms on the first floor, the master bedroom features an en suite shower room. The kitchen with its large family dining table has double doors to the back garden and also a utility room.
The large rear garden enjoys views of the nearby mountains so why not sit back and catch a sunset on the patio. The garden is enclosed so makes it the perfect place for the younger members of the family to play. There is off street parking for 3 cars. The property is in a family friendly development and is a three-minute walk to the village.
From €400 to €650 per week, €200 per short break
Up to 6 people
Bedrooms & bathroom
First floor -1 Double with en suite shower room – 1 Double – 1 Twin (this room has one single bed and one single pull out bed )
Wood burning stove. Walking distance to village. Enclosed garden. Off Street Parking
Pets allowed with prior consent
Tullagh (3km), Pollen Strand (4km)
Arrivals and departures
Arrival Day: Saturday during July and August.
Arrival Time: 4.30pm
Departure Time: 10.30am
Times may vary due to Covid-19 requirements, please refer to your booking.
Oven, Gas Hob, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing Machine, Dryer, Coffee Machine
Your stay includes
Smart TV, Netflix, WiFi ( 4g sim hotspot ), Information Guide, Logs and Kindling, Bed Linen, Towels, Shower Gel, Shampoo & Conditioner. We also provide basic dry goods for the kitchen – Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Cooking Oil, Salt & Pepper
The picturesque village of Clonmany sits among a number of local beauty spots that include hills, rivers, beaches and even a waterfall.
The village is famous for its family friendly week long street musical festival that takes place every August. This popular event is one of Irelands longest running festivals.
It is located on the Wild Atlantic Way route, which is one of the longest defined coastal routes in the world at 2500km long.
The Wild Atlantic Way winds its way all along the Irish west coast starting in the north here on the Inishowen Peninsula down to the picturesque town of Kinsale, County Cork, in the south.
Inishowen is a perfect place for lovers of the great outdoors with kayaking, surfing, horse riding and cycling all available locally.
Riverside Cottage is situated just beside the Urris Hills, which is a hill walkers paradise and home to the family friendly Glenevin Waterfall walking trail with its magical Fairy Trail. We provide maps for our local walking trails to anyone who wishes to take to the hills.
With some of Donegal finest beaches on our doorstep, Tullagh Bay and Pollen Beach are the two closest. A fun family day out is never far away.
For golf lovers Ballyliffin Golf Course, hosts of the Irish Open 2018 is just 6km away. The area is also a perfect destination for cyclists who enjoy it for leisure or as part of a club. Mamore Gap has been a favourite challenge among cyclists for many years.
SURFING OR HORSE RIDING
Surfing or Horse Riding on the shores of Tullagh Bay is guaranteed to create special family memories. This horseshoe bay with its golden sands will provide hours of family fun on one of the most scenic beaches in Inishowen. Pollen Beach in Ballyliffin also has a children’s play park.
Nancys Barn which is located in the heart of Ballyliffin village, proudly came home with first place in the World Seafood Chowder Champions in 2018. Make sure you call in to try this wonderful world award-winning seafood chowder. Open for breakfast and lunch all year round, they also extend their hours to include a evening bistro menu during the busy summer months. Make sure to book to avoid disappointment.
LOCAL ARTS & CRAFTS
Rose Craft shop is located next door to the Glenevin Waterfall car park and offers a beautiful selection of Arts and Crafts from local crafters. They also serve coffee and a wonderful selection of Irish made ice cream. Its a firm favourite with little and big kids alike.
Hiking the Urris Hills is a great way to appreciate the wonderful views of the surrounding area. There are walks to suit all levels of fitness from the family friendly Fairy Trail walk to the Glenevin Waterfall to the more challenging Urris Lakes Trail.
MORE THINGS TO SEE & DO
Doagh Famine Village tells the story of Irish life from the Great Famine of the 1840s to the present day. A combination of informative storytelling and life size exhibits provides an informative, thought-provoking and at time humorous look at Irish life.
Malin Head is the location of Ireland’s most Northerly Point. It is a signature point for anyone doing a tour of the Wild Atlantic Way.
With breath taking views, on a good day the Scottish Islands, Tory Island and nearby Inishtrahull Island are visible.
Arts and Craft lovers will find a wealth of local talent here in Inishowen. Some of our favourite galleries and workshops include, Mary Crowley Artist Studio, Glendowen Craft Studio, Silver Birch Gallery and Studio, and Ben Holmes Gallery and Studio.
Traditional Music. A number of our local pubs host music at the weekends. For a family friendly session visit The Rusty Nail every Sunday @5.30. Glendowen Craft Studio host theirs on the second Sunday of every month in a little tradition style cottage next to their studio.