Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, the scenic North West coast of Ireland running through Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo is renowned for it's walking, fishing, rock-climbing, water sports and golfing - the perfect way to work up an appitite for some of the finest seafood available! One of the most rural areas of Ireland, the Gaelic culture is still very much in evidence through the ancient Irish language Goídelc and the numerous megalithic monuments such as the Grianan Ailigh fort at Burt, the royal seat of The O'Neills.
If you're planning a visit to the North West of Ireland, what better way to experience the county than in a historic Irish cottage? Scroll down to see our favourite selection of cottages.
Longfellow’s Cottage, Co. Donegal
Sleeps 4. This traditional stone-built fisherman’s croft has been carefully renovated in order to retain many original features. Dating from the 1800s, it now provides comfortable and well-appointed holiday accommodation close to Creevy Pier.
Rose Cottage, Co. Donegal
Sleeps 5. Just ½ mile from the large sandy beach and golden dunes of Carrickfin, this well equipped holiday home is ideally located for exploring the coastline of the Wild Atlantic Way. Within easy reach of Dublin and Glasgow via Carrickfin Airport.
Holly Tree House, Co. Donegal
Sleeps 6. Offering outstanding views over the Gweebarra river to Gweebarra Bay. this stylishly furnished holiday property is equipped with all modern amenities. Just a short drive from Dungloe, home to the Mary From Dungloe International Festival.
Doagh Cottage & The Calf House, Co. Donegal
Sleeps 7. Offering splendid views down Lough Swilly and over to the Inishowen Peninsula, this former farm cottage has been carefully renovated to retain many original features. The separate self-contained apartment known as The Calf House sleeps 2.
Strand Lodge, Co. Donegal
Sleeps 8. Standing in an exclusive development in the picturesque seaside village of Ballyliffin, this comfortable town house is decorated with style and panache. A golfer’s delight, the area is also renowned for its scenic splendor.