Malin Head

Ireland’s most northerly point Banbas Crown looks out over the island of Inistrahull.  Nearby is the raised beach – a famous geological feature left over from the ice age, also a pebble beach where semi-precious stones can be found.  If the air is clear, it is possible to see Scotland.  In the other direction, a wild and stunning walk leads on along the high cliffs, past Hells Hole and the Devils Bridge.

Crocalough mountain offers spectacular views of Malin Head district and well beyond.

Dun Argus: About a mile or two due south a look out point provides a spectacular view overlooking the Five Fingers Strand – a sandy beach, Glashedy and the mountains of Inishowen.

The Wee House of Malin: situated in Ballygorman. This is the site of an ancient church, now in ruins, situated beside the sea.

Beaches: sandy beaches can be found at Sandport, Portmore and the Five Fingers Strand and the beautiful Blue Flag Beach of Culdaff is only 20km away

There are plent of activities to do –  Hill Walking, Scuba-Diving, Surfing, Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Bird watching.

For the golf enthusiast, the well known Ballyliffin Golf Club and course is a 20 min drive from here. Other golf courses are located at Greencastle, Redcastle and Buncrana.

How to get to Malin Head

Ferries from the UK to Belfast & Dublin, Stena Line P&O Irish Ferries and Irish Ferries
Fly into Dublin or Belfast with Easyjet, Ryanair, Aer Lingus, BMI Baby, Jet Two or

Fly Direct into Derry with Ryanair from most major Airports in the UK – 40 Minutes from Derry Airport to Malin Head.

Two hours from Belfast via Derry on the A26.

Four hours from Dublin via the M1 to Junction 14 then the N2 to Derry.

Four hours from Shannon via the N17 to Sligo, the N15 to Donegal Town and the N13 to Buncrana.