Book the Family Holiday of a Lifetime
Need a break from the perpetual noise of life? Book the Song House for the perfect family holiday. With so much to do and so much beauty in the wilds of Donegal this really is the trip of a life time! Nature, Activities, Culture all within a stones throw from this fantastic house. The Song House sleeps up to 8-14 in 5 bedrooms. Click here for our bedroom plan. Sit around the fire pit in our beautiful garden and take in the breathtaking views of Muckish mountain and the surrounding area.
Why come to the Song House?
• Profound peace and relaxation
• Cosy kitchen with open fire and sitting room/games room
• Simple but beautiful bedrooms, all overlooking Muckish mountain
• Original art and photographs on the walls
• 2 miles away from bDrumnatinney beach stretches for three miles long the wild Atlantic coastline. Swim, surf or just soak up the sun
• Kayaking, pony trekking, rock climbing and golf are just some of the activities available in the area
• The Song House lies in the Gaeltacht, the Irish speaking part of Donegal. Hear the Irish language being spoken, and experience a truly warm Irish welcome
• Fantastic traditional Irish music in local pubs, with a friendly atmosphere
• Listen to the authentic sean-nos singing, an old Irish traditional way of singing
• Visit the ruins of Ray Church beside the Ray river, sacked by Cromwell 400 years ago but still standing, with a 24ft cross made out of a single stone- largest in Ireland
• Walk on the old Burtonport to Derry Railway path, just 10 mins from Song House. Bogland, mountain, heather and rowan. Parts of the line have recently been renovated as a hiking route
• Visit Tullahobegley graveyard, just down the road. This is a prehistoric site, most likely the focus for rituals as far back as 3000 BC Associated with the Celtic God Lugh, and also a very early Christian site.
• Spend a day at Glenveagh National Park, visit the Castle and the exceptional Italian Garden on the estate that is now the home of a thousand red deer.
• Climb spectacular Muckish mountain, reward yourself with a view over the whole of Northwest Donegal
This Donegal cottage was originally restored and named The Poets’ House, and was a centre of literary activity for over 20 years. Regular visitors included the legendary Seamus Heaney.