Mulroy Bay, Ireland
Mulroy Drive delivers adventure and beauty right on the doorstep of the Mulroy Woods Hotel. This 35km route allows you to fully absorb the rugged scenery and friendly hospitality of Donegal while travelling along the banks of beautiful Mulroy Bay.
From fishing and golfing to hiking, canoeing, swimming and more, there is a host of outdoor activities waiting to whet your appetite for adventure along this spectacular route.
Atlantic Drive Downings
It’s easy to see why this 14km route is one of the highlights of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. The Atlantic Drive circles the untamed Rosguill peninsula, which lies between Sheephaven Bay and Mulroy Bay.
Your Atlantic Drive adventure will deliver unique vistas to inspire lasting holiday memories. From coastal cliffs to picturesque sea stacks and stunning seascapes to miles-long sandy beaches and majestic headlands – the Atlantic Drive’s scenic ingredients make it the perfect sight-seeing tour of rugged and wild Donegal.
Ballymastocker Beach, R268, Magherawardan, County Donegal, Ireland
Ballymastocker Bay is among the most stunning stretches of coastline on the planet – so spectacular in fact that The Observer Magazine branded it the second most beautiful beach in the word. This magnificent beach is just 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel and stretches for miles, from Knockalla Hill to Portsalon. Ballymastocker Bay is a must-visit Donegal destination all year around and whatever the weather.
Fanad Head Lighthouse, Baile Láir, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
Fanad Lighthouse is a breathtaking last stop before the North Atlantic and a favourite Northern Lights’ viewing point.
This picture-postcard building is among the Wild Atlantic Way’s most photographed landmarks. It is a functioning lighthouse and offers panoramic views, taking in North Donegal, Lough Swilly and the North Atlantic. It has been voted one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the world.
Glenveagh National Park, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
Glenveagh National Park & Castle
Glenveagh National Park and Castle are just a 35-minute drive from the Mulroy Woods Hotel.
This spectacular location is internationally renowned for its hauntingly beautiful wilderness, wildlife (including a large herd of red deer and Golden Eagles), mountains, lakes and glens. Nestled at the heart of the 16,500-hectare national park and on the untamed shores of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle - a 19th century hunting lodge surrounded by beautiful and expansive gardens.
Fanad Head, Arryheernabin, County Donegal, Ireland
The Mulroy Woods Hotel in located at the base of the Fanad peninsula which displays many examples of Donegal’s coastal beauty and rich cultural heritage.
Fanad Drive (75km of Wild Atlantic Way coastline) is the perfect way to discover exhilarating outdoor adventures, spectacular beauty spots, historic locations and friendly Donegal hospitality.
The pensinula land, lake and seascapes are packed full of opportunities for fishing, hiking, sailing, kayaking, surfing, windsurfing, golfing and much more.
Ards Forest Park, County Donegal, Ireland
Ards Forest Park
Be sure to get your hiking boots on to explore the expanse of the serene Ards Forest Park.
This rural haven of diverse woodland, flora and fauna stretches out over 480 hectares. Dotted with diverse habitats, the park runs along the sandy and rocky shores of Sheephaven Bay.
Portsalon Golf Club, Fanad Way, Croaghross, Fanad, County Donegal, Ireland
Portsalon Golf Club
Portsalon Golf Club is one of Ireland’s oldest clubs, having been established in 1891. A founding member of the Golfing Union of Ireland, it has played host to many of stars and lovers of the game alike in its history.
Rosapenna Golf Pavilion, F92 X73F, County Donegal, Ireland
Rosapenna Golf Club
Rosapenna Golf Links
Ballyliffin Golf Club, Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland
Ballyliffen Golf Club
Ballyliffin Golf Club consists of two outstanding, contrasting links courses and 36 wonderful holes, making up one of the finest golf resorts to be found anywhere in the world. The expansive panoramic views of countryside, coastline and ocean savoured by these magnificent links courses will not easily be forgotten.
Letterkenny Golf Club, Glebe, Barnhill, County Donegal, Ireland
Letterkenny Golf Club
Letterkenny Golf Club is a golf club located on the banks of Lough Swilly in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. 18 holes
Dunfanaghy Golf Club, Sandhill, Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland
Dunfanghy Golf Club
Of all the golf courses throughout the world, Dunfanaghy Golf Course is very rare, being one of only a couple of hundred or so true links courses on the planet. The free draining sand base of the links means that the course is playable all year round.
Buncrana Golf Club, Railway Road, Ballymacarry Lower, Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland
BUncranna Golf CLub
A secret delight and one of the lesser known golf clubs in the area, Buncrana Golf Club is a superb seaside 9 hole links course, offering superb views all around. The course is actually situated overlooking the beautiful 'White Strand' on the shores of the Lough Swilly and offers a challenging round of golf to players of all handicaps.
Ballybofey & Stranorlar Golf Club, The Glebe, Lough Hill, Stranorlar, County Donegal, Ireland
Ballybofey Stranolar Golf Club
A lush mature parkland setting, with tree lined fairways and picturesque views
of the Donegal Mountains and the Valley of the Finn River..