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Population: 1500
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Jackson's Hotel
"Good Points: Great impromptu music night in foyer.

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Ballybofey is the perfect place to escape the stresses and strains of city life amid the tranquil and beautiful scenery of County Donegal. This is a favourite destination for anglers, since Ballybofey is situated on the south bank of the River Finn, famously well stocked with spring salmon. Ballybofey's smaller twin town of Stranorlar lies opposite, on the north side of the river. Local waters known for good quality trout include the loughs of Golagh, Barderg and Croaghadalough. The countryside surrounding Ballybofey is great for hill walking, with some exhilarating trails to explore on the slopes of the Blue Stack Mountains and the Ulster Way. Other popular outdoor activities in these parts include pony trekking, bike trails, forest walks and golfing. The 18-hole Ballybofey and Stranorlar golf course, with its memorable lakes, offers some sensational mountain and valley views. Visitors looking for a little peace and quiet might venture into Drumboe Woods where the Finn flows among the wildflowers and wildlife. In Ballybofey itself, contemporary pleasures include good restaurants, welcoming pubs and chic bars, shopping in McElhinney's department store (one of the biggest and best in Ireland), pampering at the V Spa, and entertainment such as poetry, plays, musicals, concerts and comedy at the Balor Arts Centre.

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Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant (88.11 miles)

Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant

A destination for all seasons

Situated adjacent to Bowmore harbour, our small family run hotel offers superb accommodation, high quality award winning food and excellent service. As a base for touring Islay, described by the Lord ... More | visit website

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The Ugadale Cottages (92.31 miles)

The Ugadale Cottages
On the outer fringe of western Scotland, there exists a very special place. Nestled in the southwest corner of the Mull of Kintyre, where the movements of sea, sand, wind and grazing sheep have intertwined ... More | visit website
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Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant (94.23 miles)

Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant
Welcoming family run Inn on hebridean Island of Islay
A family run Inn with a friendly Scottish welcome, excellent food, great selection of malt whiskies, beers and ales, David and Ruby Graham welcome you to ... More
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Craigard House Hotel (96.24 miles)

Craigard House Hotel

Welcome to the Mull of Kintyre. Join us in this lovely old house, turned friendly and informal bijou hotel. Take the time to really relax and chill out in one of our cosy rooms, most ... More | visit website

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Gigha Hotel (100.39 miles)

Gigha Hotel
The Trust owned Gigha Hotel is located just a few hundred yards from the ferry terminal, and has a personal charm all of its own. Our team are exceptionally friendly and will ensure that your ... More | visit website
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Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel (105.42 miles)

Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel

Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel invests the charm and romance of an 1815 functioning lighthouse with the comforts of a small, very unique, luxury hotel and restaurant.

The Lighthouse is a listed 'A' building of major national importance. ... More | visit website

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Dunvalanree Hotel (105.54 miles)

Dunvalanree Hotel
Dunvalanrees licensed restaurant use of local sea food and farm produce has been recognised by the award of an AA Rosette and a Silver EatScotland award and the restaurant is featured in the Good Food ... More | visit website
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Ashbank Hotel (105.61 miles)

Ashbank Hotel

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This family run hotel is in an ideal location being just a short walk from the mile long sandy beach and working harbour. We are situated in the heart of ... More

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Portpatrick Hotel (105.97 miles)

Portpatrick Hotel
Standing in a commanding position, high on the Galloway Cliffs, The Portpatrick Hotel is magical and the vistas are unspoilt offering some of the most spectacular views in Britain.

We are blessed with having some beautiful ... More | visit website
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Dunskey Guest House (106.16 miles)

Dunskey Guest House
Gareth and Teresa Cole look forward to welcoming you to the Dunskey Guest House in Portpatrick, a family run guest house within walking distance of Portpatrick’s harbour, restaurants, pubs and shops. We are also the ... More | visit website

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