Seawinds Guide for the Area
Welcome to Seawinds Bed and Breakfast, The Diamond, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.
The owners Patricia and Gerry Faherty with their family are running their Bed and Breakfast for over 20 years, they have a genuine desire to see guests happy, relaxed and enjoy their stay. Situated on the Wild Altantic Way.
First visit the Killybegs International Carpet Making and Fishing Centre and the boat tours from Killybegs to Sliabh Liag cliffs.
Take our specialist hand crafted map of the area and just a 40 mins drive approx. to Sliabh Liag cliffs highest accessible cliffs in Europe, approx 600 meters with stunning scenery along the scenic coast road, WAW to Sliabh Liag cliffs via Kilcar and Carrick, turn left at Sliabh Liag Bar for Sliabh Liag cliffs, (1st right is Pilgrims pass walk only) go into the village of Teelin, and turn right at school to for Bunglas Cliffs. Go to the first car park, (open the gate and close it after) continue to drive up to the second car park, walk to Viewing Point Deck’ see the cliffs and Giants table and chair and One Man’s Pass, approx. 1.5 hours climb past the top car park.On the return to Teelin village, see Rusty Mackerel bar turn right for option of a boat trip under the cliffs from Teelin pier on the Nuala Star boat. Sailings at 10am,12 noon, 2 pm and 4 pm daily.
Return to Carrick village and Turn left for Glencolmcille (go approx 3 km, to a fork on the road, turn left to go on scenic bog road, pass lake or straight main road R263. See the Folk Village (re-creation of 17th and 18th Century village and ancient sites. Also Oideas Gael ‘Irish college’ and gift book shop continue to see Malin Mor/Beg, and the Silver Strand beach (160 steps down to cove beach) see Glencolmcille Woollen Mills and back to Killybegs on R263 Or go to Ardara take the road down ‘Glengesh Pass valley’, and about 1 mile before Ardara (see sign on the left for Maghera Caves and Waterfall its approx 5 klm to this lovely beach). Then back to Ardara (see Heritage Centre and Nancy’s pub) and go back to Killybegs.