This Irish thatched cottage for rental in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal has unreal views of the surrounding mountains and is perfect for your next Irish getaway.
Available for rent through Donegal Cottage Holiday, Violet Cottage is a refurbished 300-year-old Irish thatched cottage that can sleep four to five people.
Situated in a tranquil forest setting, Violet Cottage has terrific mountain views and provides visitors with “perfect peace.”
With two bedrooms, you can make this Donegal cottage a romantic getaway, or a trip for the whole family. Four open fireplaces throughout the house will ensure that you get that much sought after Irish aroma inside as well!
If you’re looking to sample the local flavor, the town of Ballyshannon is less than 3 miles away, and Donegal Town is 12 miles away. Both feature shops and pubs to keep you entertained.
Visitors will be spoiled for choice in outdoor activities, including walking, swimming, surfing, fishing, horse riding, biking, and photography all set against the stunning backdrop of Co Donegal.
Irish history buffs will be keen to explore sites like Kilbarron Church and Castle, Wardtown Castle, the grave of William Allingham (the poet at Ballyshannon), and Donegal Castle, the seat of the O’Donnell chieftains.
Music fans should head for a photo op at the statue of famed Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon, the musician's hometown.
18-hole golf courses are also available at nearby Murvagh and Bundoran, and kids will only love to head to the indoor waterpark of Waterworld in Bundoran.
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