Church at Dunlewey Fishing near Mount Errigal
August Fair, Sean the Jockey on Wee Bob Riding on Killahoey beach, Sheephaven Bay, Dunfanaghy

Wednesday - Relax & Unwind

Day Five is yours to relax and unwind, so why not take a stroll around the village and visit The Workhouse and the variety of exclusive Irish Craft shops all within walking distance of the hotel. If you enjoy walking, you can choose from the many beautiful local walks in the area from the publication 'Rambles in Dunfanaghy' which is available at reception. We can also arrange fishing trips, bicycle hire with ordanance survey map and suggested routes, which will allow you to explore some of the scenic beauty spots around Sheephaven Bay and Horn Head. If you would prefer a leisurely round of golf around the breathtaking scenery of Dunfanaghy Links Course, just five minutes from the hotel, we can also arrange this for you.

The village has several speciality shops for you to browse through at your leisure. The Tweed 'n' Fashion/Crafts Shop has a fine selection of quality Irish garments and crafts for sale as well as a fine range of Irish made Chutneys, Jams and Irish made chocolates. Just next door we have Pauline's Country Quilts. Pauline's quilts are hand made to your specifications. Pauline organises and personally tutors workshops where you will learn how to make and complete a quilt under her expert guidance.

Hatai Sona has a wide range of 100% Irish knitwear and accessories all manufactured in-house. Hatai Sona also custom make individual garments to customer, colour, size and specifications. Muck'n'Muffins produce individually designed handmade pottery on site. You can also choose from the wide range of pottery available and just to round it off, you can enjoy a cappuccino upstairs in the cosy teashop overlooking Sheephaven Bay. Just outside the village we have The Workhouse, first opened on the eve of the Great Famine in 1845 with an exhibition of the harrowing experiences of the famine victims. You can also purchase Irish made crafts in the craft shop and enjoy a coffee and home bakes in the coffee shop. Next door The Gallery/Craft shop has a fine exhibition of paintings by various artists, including the famous watercolour artist Frank Eggington as well as Irish crafts for sale.

Virginia's Health Studio, Portnablagh. Virginia specialises in personal health treatments including Reflexology, Swedish Massage, Reiki and Stress management. To book treatments please telephone (++353 74 9136571).

Dunfanaghy Stables, Arnolds Hotel, Dunfanaghy, County Donegal.


Phone:00353 (0) 74 9100980
Fax:00353 (0) 74 9136352