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Glenveagh Cottage

Termon near Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal (Ref. 928209)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Zliobiene
    April 2017
    “The holiday was great. The house ...”
    The holiday was great. The house was comfortable and cosy, the views were incredible. As it is located in the National Park, there was a 3km walk to a castle. Tom was very caring, and made sure everything was okay. Overall the stay was enjoyable.
    The holiday was great. The house was comfortable and cosy, the views were incredible. As it is located in the National Park, there was a 3km walk to a castle. Tom was very caring, and made sure everything was okay. Overall the stay was enjoyable.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Termon 6.5 miles.

This charming detached cottage is situated in the magnificent Glenveagh National Park, next to the park’s administration centre, 6.5 miles from the village of Termon, in County Donegal.

Boasting mountain views, this welcoming cottage is an ideal base for families and friends who wish to explore this part of the Emerald Isle.

Inside your traditional holiday home are four bedrooms, including three on the ground floor and there’s also a bathroom on this floor.

You will be spoilt for choice at this lovely cottage as there are two sitting rooms, one with a solid fuel stove and one with an open fire, so take your pick and relax in warmth and comfort whilst enjoying each other’s company.

Outside is the convenience of ample off road parking and there’s also a front lawned garden.

The Glenveagh National Park encompasses 25,000 acres and offers a number of walking routes for all abilities.

Next to the beautiful Lough Beagh is the superb 19th century Glenveagh Castle.

You’re able to enjoy guided tours of the castle, and a tea room selling sandwiches and home-baked cakes is also located in the castle grounds.

Also in the park’s visitors centre to the northern end of the Lough is a restaurant, which is open during the summer months and serves hot and cold food.

The town of Letterkenny, the largest in County Donegal is within driving distance and provides a number of amenities, and ample fishing, hill walking and golf that can be found in the area.

Further afield is Malin Head, which is Ireland’s most northern point, and the city of Derry is just over the border.

A delightful cottage to stay in for whatever reason for visiting County Donegal.


Mostly ground floor. Four bedrooms: 2 x double (one with shower in room), 1 x first floor twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. External utility. Sitting room (seats 2) with dining area (seats 4) and solid fuel stove. Second sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.


  • Oil central heating with solid fuel stove and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 miles
  • Restaurant (open Easter to Sep only) 5 mins walk
  • Note: The owner can organise a chef to cook in the property by prior arrangement and at an additional cost
  • Please contact the owner for more details
  • Note: One step down into kitchen
  • Note: No mobile phone coverage

About the location


Glenveagh National Park 6 miles; Letterkenny 8 miles.

The village of Termon in County Donegal is situated within easy reach of the wonderful Glenveagh National Park. The village offers a restaurant and petrol station, whilst just eight miles away is the town of Letterkenny, which has a museum and there's plenty of shops, pubs and places to eat. Whilst making Termon your base make sure that you explore as much of Glenveagh National Park as you can. A number of walks can be enjoyed in the park, after which partake in a guided tour of the castle, or enjoy tea and cakes in the tea room, whilst to the northern edge of Lough Beagh is a visitor centre housing a restaurant. There are a number of hills in the area, which once you’ve climbed or walked up boast superb views of the Atlantic Ocean from the top, and there’s also rivers, loughs, historical and religious sites in abundance throughout this part of County Donegal. Also in the area are a variety of beaches, whilst further afield is Malin Head, the most northerly point in Ireland, and across the border is the city of Derry. A convenient base for exploring all that Donegal has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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