Shandon Hotel Spa and Wellness

Address: Marble Hill Strand, Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Marble Hill Strand, Dunfanaghy, is near Doagh Famine Village and The Workhouse.
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Travel Blogs from Dunfanaghy

Beautiful Ireland

A travel blog entry by geoffnkaye on Oct 16, 2015

1 comment, 30 photos

... was stunning - clear blue skies and not a breath of wind, so we bundled into the landrover and headed to The Shack, a beachside cafe at Marble Hill beach. It seemed to be ironic that here we were sitting in the sun in shirt sleevs sipping coffee in October in Ireland! The Shack was run by a friend of Trevor's who had gone bankrupt running one of the local pubs when the Irish economy collapsed in 2008, but the cafe has been a big success. From there we headed to ...

A misty morning in Buncrana

A travel blog entry by dabrowns on Oct 16, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... called the 'Wee Free Library" that contained books you could take out and read at a nearby bench should the inclination take you. Quite a few books in there too, a lovely sign of trust and honesty in today's world.

The beach was filled with amazing rock formations, covered in kelp all different colours and textures, very different from Australian beaches but very eye-catching and unusual. Reminiscent of the Giant's Causeway some ...


A travel blog entry by stephen.murray on Oct 12, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... large open meeting room. He told stories of visiting Catholic priests entering the Hall to pray and continuing to insist that it must be a Church. Not exactly separation of Church and State, but it is Northern Ireland. The inner city was completely walled during the early 17th century. Then in the late 17th century, Protestant residents held Catholic forces aligned with a ...

McSwynne's Gun

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952 on Sep 09, 2014

20 photos

The plan for today is to walk round the small peninsula to the north of Dunfanaghy as far as its northern end which is called Horn Head and where there are some spectacular cliffs which I could see yesterday across Sheephaven Bay from the Rosguill Peninsula. The day starts bright and sunny and soon warms up after a bit of chilliness at first.

The first part of the route is westwards out of the village and then across sand dunes ...

Getting There

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952 on Sep 06, 2014

9 photos

... sign saying "Welcome to Ireland". I only know I've crossed the border when I see petrol prices advertised in euros and the road signs become bilingual (English and Gaelic) and show distances in kilometres, not miles. As a result, the speed limit becomes 100kph instead of 60mph. It's as well to know this as within a short distance I've passed two speed detector vans. Nobody other than a complete maniac would drive above 100kph on roads like these. In places where the road is ...