Overlooking the spectacular Horn Head Peninsula in North West Donegal, the variety of sign posted walks and trails to explore in the area are endless - from local beach strolls to hikes around Horn Head, Ards Forest Park, Glenveagh National Park, the Muckish to Errigal Mountain Range, Lough Agher, The Poisoned Glen and many more. The area is also rich in history with the remains of Neolithic stone circles, court tombs and passage tombs as well as prehistoric field boundaries. 

Choose Arnolds Hotel in the heart of Dunfanaghy village for your next walking holiday base and we will happily create a bespoke activity package to include overnight accommodation, breakfast, packed lunches for your adventure and evening meals. We also offer all our guests the following added extras:

Complimentary drying facilities for wet gear

Support in planning your daily routes based on experience and ability

Information on professional guided walks talking place during your stay in the area with Colin at Trek And Paddle Donegal

Check out ARD - Excel Sports who offer hiking sessions every Saturday at 8/8.30am which you can pay a drop in fee of €15 or you can join their membership program. They also host one of the most prestigious mountain running events in Europe - The Seven Sisters Skyline

Dunfanaghy & The Wild Atlantic Way

Welcome to the village of Dunfanaghy, situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, overlooking the beautiful shores of Sheephaven Bay on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Blue Flag beaches, and overlooked by the majestic Derryveagh Mountains of Donegal.

The location of Dunfanaghy makes it the perfect base for visiting the beautiful north west and exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. The village overlooks the magnificant Horn Head, is adjacent to the blue flag Killahoey beach with its golden sands and crystal clear water, and is a short drive to the picturesque harbour at Portnablagh, the blue flag beach at Marble Hill, Ards Forest Park, Ards Friary, Doe Castle, the Rosguill Peninsula, the Fanad Peninsula, Glenveagh National Park. 

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