You're in one of the most naturally beautiful places in the world. Around ever corner is beauty, inviting you to explore.
Sliabh Liag Cliffs
Swooping down from the mountain of Sliabh Liag these cliffs are among the highest sea cliffs in Europe. From the highest point on the cliffs, it’s a staggering 609m (1,998 feet) drop into the swirling Atlantic Ocean below
To fully experience the scale of Sliabh Liag, it's advised to take a boat trip. The boat trip will ferry you under the cliffs, providing an incredible worms eye view. Quite often you'll find yourself surrounded by wildlife such as dolphins, whales, seals, and basking sharks feeding on the plankton. There is also a wide range of bird life that can be seen nesting and hunting. You can also go for a swim. Wet suits are provided. Tours last about 90 mins
A family owned craft distillery and the first in Donegal for over 175 years. They have set out to reclaim the once proud (if somewhat illicit) distilling heritage of Donegal. The tour is completed with tasting.
A replica of a coastal thatched cottage village that offers a glimpse at life as it was lived in Glencolmcille in past centuries. Amenities includes 6 thatched cottages with original artefacts depicting different era's. Located at a beautiful beach with stunning views of the Wild Atlantic.
Cosán an Oilithrigh or Pilgrims Path at Sliabh Liag is a stunning 4km access route on to the plateau of Sliabh Liag. It follows the ancient path up a U-shape valley nestled between Leargadachtan Mountain and the sea cliffs at Shanbally, overlooking the small fishing village of Teelin.
Silver Strand Beach
Malainn Bhig also known as Malinbeg is a secluded bay visible from the Silver Strand beach Discovery Point and dramatised by the surrounding high, horseshoe-shaped cliffs. The Bay is accessed by a steeply sloping series of steps.
Carrick River Walk
A path between Carrick and Teelin, it links the village of Carrick with the Salmon Leap and Glen River Fishery. The path is across the river from the main road to Teelin/Sliabh Liag. It is accessed by a footbridge about one hundred metres from the car park at the Salmon Leap.
Rossan Knitwear Factory Shop
A Family run business established in 1984 by the McNelis family. They manufacture high quality knitwear for the home and export market. All their knitwear is Hand-loomed and wool sourced locally. Collection range of modern and traditional designs. Each sweater is carefully tailored and hand finished on site.
"Ghost Village" (also called "The Deserted Village"). It gets it's name from the fact that a whole little hamlet of houses just seem to have been abandoned. The drive into Port is stunning. Fields of peat dominate the rugged landscape as one approaches the eerie village. The only inhabitants nowadays are sheep. There is a slipway beside the rocky beach and a little bridge over a stream. It is very peaceful location and a place to visit to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The coastline around Port is dotted with numerous sea stacks including the 100 metre high Cnock na Mara.
Book a room at the Rusty Mackerel and enjoy 5 star accommodation