On the outskirts of the coastal town of Ballyshannon, Co.
Donegal, perched on an elevated site overlooking beautiful Assaroe Lake, you discover Rosemary's Rest.
This cosy 3 bedroom cottage on The Wild Atlantic Way has been lovingly decorated to provide comfort during your stay.
With its open plan kitchen/dining area and adjoining sitting room, this is the ideal location to explore the wonders of south Donegal.
The town of Ballyshannon is close by and straddles the River Erne as it enters the Atlantic ocean.
This is an area that boasts many golden beaches at Rossnowlagh and Tullan Strand at nearby Bundoran, a haven for families and surfers.
Assaroe lake is on your doorstep with many watersports to enjoy, kayaking, canoeing and fishing.
The excellent trout and salmon waters of Lough Melvin and River Drowse are a short drive away.
Take a day trip to Donegal town and on to the coastal peninsula to the sea cliffs at Slieve League, passing through the deep sea fishing port of Killybegs and quaint villages of Carrick and Kilcar.
The bustling town of Sligo is to the south and boasts numerous activities from seaweed baths,surfing, art galleries, boat trips on Lough Gill, wonderful cafes and shops.
Rosemary's Rest will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Let your south Donegal adventure begin!
All ground floor accommodation. 3 bedrooms; 1 x twin room, 2 x double rooms one with en suite to include separate shower, WC and basin. Kitchen/Diner. Sitting room. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and basin. Utility room.
About the location
BALLYSHANNON, COUNTY DONEGAL
Bundoran 4 miles; Belleek 4.5 miles; Kinlough 6 miles; Donegal Town 14 miles.
Ballyshannon, which means ‘The Mouth of Seannach's Ford’, is located at the mouth of the River Erne and home to a range of shops, restaurants and pubs. It looks out over the Erne Estuary and has panoramic views of mountains, lakes and forests. Each year, the town holds the Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival, one of Ireland's longest running festivals, attracting people from all over. Next to the town is Assaroe Lake, where you can try your hand at fishing or if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, some watersports! A short drive away, the Bundoran Golf Club is an 18-hole course situated on the coastline of Donegal Bay with views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Dartry Mountains. Visit Donegal Town and at its centre, Donegal Castle, or when the weather is fine, make a trip to the Blue Flag beach at Rossnowlagh; its long, sandy beach is perfect for walking along and the surf is perfect for sailing and beginner surfers.