Seawinds B&B Guide for Touring
The owners Patricia and Gerry Faherty with their family are running their B&B for 20 years, they have a genuine desire to see guests happy, relaxed and enjoy their stay. Situated in Killybegs town center, Co. Donegal on the Wild Altantic Way.
The comfortable bedrooms with maritime theme and great breakfasts and there are wonderful views of Killybegs harbour and the maginificient fishing boats. A homely atmosphere awaits you. Patricia’s, a local artist has paintings to reflect the surrounding seascapes.
Our Location in the town center of Killybegs with parking and a 3 min walk to restaurants and pubs makes it is ideal to stay on the Wild Altantic Way. We have made it easy for you to visit all these places with our specialist map of the area. Just 40 mins approx. to Sliabh Liag cliffs and stunning scenery.
Seawinds B&B located in Killybegs, Co. Donegal and enjoy the famous Sliabh Liag cliffs (highest accessible cliffs in Europe) a short drive along The Wild Atlantic Way (WAW)
First, in Killybegs take a walk on pier see large fishing boats and Killybegs International Carpet Making and Fishing Centre. And see the longest hand knotting loom in the world Visit our local craft shop or try the great food and coffee at Mrs. B’s and Ahoy cafes. Continue to Sliabh Liag Cliffs on R263 after 4 k, cross small bridge take exit 200 meters past Clock Tower left for Blue flag beach..continue on R263 to Largy viewing point on the left, overlooking Donegal Bay, pass Kitty Kelly’s restaurant and just after the Blue Haven Restaurant take a left WAW for the ‘Scenic coast road’ to Sliabh Liag cliffs, arrive in town of Kilcar and turn left to continue on the scenic coast road to next town Carrick, turn left at Sliabh Liag Bar for Sliabh Liag cliffs, go 2 mls, (1st right is Pilgrims pass walk only) go into the village of Teelin, and turn right at school to for Bunglas Cliffs. Visit the Ti Linn café Cultural Centre for coffee on the right. 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’(cliffs approx.600 metres high and ‘One Man’s Pass’ (approx. 1.5 hours from to 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 17t&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. Or at top of the town in Ardara, go straight for Portnoo/Narin beach (and Links golf course) on the way- turn left for Rosbeg (windy road) scenic coves or straight to Portnoo, on the way visit the Dolmen centre at Kilclooney (There’s a 3,000 year old Dolmen up pathway behind the church). To go further North to Glenveagh National Park go to Ardara and Glenties at the top of town turn left for Dungloe, go via Lough Anure to Gweedore (Bunbeg and Derrybeg), then pass under Mount Errigle (Donegal’s highest mountain) to Glenveagh National Park (see Park entrance). Or go to Derry and the Giants Causeway from Letterkenny. More trips from Killybegs to St. John’s Point (5mls) through Bruckless, before Dunkineeley, turn right, go on to lighthouse at the end approx.7 kml drive (ruins of Chieftain MacSwynes castle from (year 1520’s) on right. Visit Donegal town: Visit O’Donnell Castle and Waterbus (daily sailings)